By Espen André ØverdahlEspenAO. Monday, April 6, 2009 7:15:44 AM
Daniel Goldman, who many of you already know as the editor of Opera Watch, and a former “technical evangelist” for Opera, talks about browsing speed on mobile devices in an article by msnbc. While a phone network's speed is a key factor, so is the Web browser that's being used to fetch and render pages:
"Maybe “mobile Web browsing” should be called “mobile Web squinting” considering what it takes to view the Internet using a cell phone. Yet, largely because of Apple’s iPhone and other smartphones such as the BlackBerry and Palm, more users are checking the Internet this way, and the importance of those browsers are growing.
At CTIA, the wireless industry’s trade show this week, expect chatter about the mobile browser “wars,” with Opera Mini, long popular in Europe, likely soon to have more of a presence in the United States, and a test mobile version of another challenger, Firefox, underway."
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