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microbrowser

A Web browser designed for small display screens on smartphones and other handheld wireless devices. See smartphone and WAP.
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Messaging capabilities are becoming popular, and are even available on phones without microbrowsers. Short message service (SMS) lets users transmit text messages of up to 160 characters to and from mobile phones.
Indeed, AOL recently announced a deal with Nokia [TM], a world leader in mobile communications, under which AOL will develop a Netscape-branded microbrowser for use across a wide variety of mobile communications devices.
The Microbrowser in a cellphone interprets the messages it receives in Wireless Markup Language (WML).
Ademas, el Timeport 270 viene con una amplia pantalla grafica que muestra hasta seis lineas de texto, mejorando la lectura de un microbrowser WAP.
The Timeport 270 also has a large graphical display that shows up to six lines of text, enhancing the readability of a WAP microbrowser. There is also a four-way, navigation key with "joy-stick" functionality that lets users easily steer through menu options.
Internet-related software maker Phone.com Inc., seeking an order to block imports of Sanyo's cellular phones containing Phone.com's microbrowser.
The i1000plus handset integrates a digital cellular phone, digital two-way radio, and alphanumeric pager with data capabilities (to be offered by Nextel later this year) such as an Internet microbrowser, two-way e-mail and wireless modem functionality to provide mobile professionals with flexible and efficient communications solutions.
Brain Corbett, chief operating officer at Entropic, envisages a speech interface on mobile device being used in tandem with a GUI, such as a WAP microbrowser. The advantage of a 'natural' speech interface on a mobile device will be that users have a much more intuitive way to access information, both stored on machine and online.
Earlier, in July, in a brilliant retaliatory strike Microsoft bought UK developer STNC which had developed a microbrowser which could run on any operating system, and very suitable for running in processing-poor devices such as mobile phones.
Likewise, software providers could give away their microbrowser software to support more lucrative sales of back-end servers, hosting data and applications, conversion middleware, and services.
The phone offers walkie-talkie capabilities, pre-installed and downloadable Java applications, GPS capabilities, Internet microbrowser, custom ring tone ID and picture caller ID.
Some of the many other features of the Motorola i850 include pre-installed and downloadable Java applications, GPS capabilities, Internet microbrowser, audible and picture caller ID, an internal color screen, voice dialing, voice recorder, speakerphone, datebook and 600-entry contacts list.