owner of the Palm OS, today announced the availability of a new technical
preview of its NetFront Browser for Pocket PC, an Internet browser for Windows
Mobile Pocket PCs. By making technical preview v3.4 available, Access
expects to obtain extensive feedback from users prior to releasing the final
commercial version of the browser, which is scheduled for release in the first
half of this year.
Both the Japanese and English language versions of the
technical preview version of NetFront Browser v3.4 for Pocket PC will be
available for download from Access' website free of charge.
NetFront Browser v3.4 is designed to provide high performance in
resource-constrained environments such as those with limited memory or CPU
capabilities and is an ideal Internet browser for mobile terminals and other
consumer electronics. The NetFront Browser v3.4 enables full Internet browsing
on more than 1,000 commercial devices including PDAs and smartphones. There are
currently 300 million NetFront Browser deployments worldwide.
The technical preview version of NetFront Browser v.3.4 for Pocket PC delivers
significant functionality to both corporate and individual users including
increased operating speed thanks to optimized communications processing and a
redesigned module structure. The technical preview version also includes a new,
improved Page Pilot feature, which allows users to quickly zoom in on any area
of a Web page. Also featured is Visual Bookmark an advanced technology that
allows users to easily select a bookmark through a thumbnail image.
Access will incorporate valuable customer feedback received from the
availability of the technical preview version into the final commercial release
of NetFront Browser v3.4 for Pocket PC.