UPDATED: 3 Ways Nokia Could Use an Ovi Browser

There's plenty of evidence indicating that Nokia has an Ovi-branded web browser in the works, although the company hasn't officially confirmed the effort. What could Nokia possibly do with such an application when it already has a perfectly good WebKit browser on its phones already?…

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Chrome Overtakes Safari in U.S. Browser Wars

Google Chrome is now used more than the Apple Safari browser in the U.S. for the first time on record with an 8.97 percent share, according to StatCounter. But both browsers are built on WebKit, which is becoming more important on desktops and the mobile web.…

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WebKit Is Great, But Isn't the Great Unifier

WebKit has gained astounding traction in the world of the mobile web; the open-source layout engine is at the heart of all but two mobile browsers. But it won’t be the unifying force in mobile data that some wishful thinkers have envisioned.…

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WebKit is Great, But It Isn’t the Great Unifier

The fragmentation that has long plagued the mobile industry gets worse by the day as new operating systems and app stores come to market. WebKit will emerge as an effective tool for developers as we move toward web-based apps, but won't be the panacea that some have predicted.…

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First Look Video of WebKit on BlackBerry

When Research In Motion bought Torch Mobile last year, we knew that a WebKit browser for BlackBerry had to be coming soon. It's still "coming soon" -- sometime this year -- and RIM needs to hurry. Email and a good keyboard alone aren't enough any longer.…

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BlackBerry Will Have a New WebKit-based Browser…Soon!

Research in Motion co-CEO Mike Lazaridis during his keynote at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona said that his company is going to launch a new WebKit-based browser. While he waxed eloquent about the browser, he didn't give any specifics as to its availability, however.…

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