Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Opera preps version for tablets

updated 04:35 pm EST, Mon January 3, 2011

Video preview demos zooming, scrolling functions

In a short video, Opera announced on its blog that it will demo the new Opera for Tablets at CES 2011. The video shows the browser running on the Samsung Galaxy Tab and highlights its scrolling and zooming functions. The video did not clarify whether Opera for Tablets would be available solely as a download, such as Opera Mini for iOS (App Store) and Mobile for Android, or if it would also be customized and embedded in yet-to-be specified tablet devices.

Opera has usually been available in both forms in the past.

Community Manager Espen André Řverdahl explained in a recent post that the majority of Opera's revenue is derived from embedded versions in mobile handsets and set-top boxes. Searches performed using the Opera browser generate a smaller share of the company's revenue. Opera has been free for users and commercial-free beginning with Opera 8.5, released in September 2005.

The company promised a series of similar teaser videos as the rollout of Opera for Tablets nears.








By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Linksys WRT1200AC Wi-Fi Router

Once upon a time, a brand-new Linksys router showed up on our doorstep. So we gathered some network-minded friends together, and hooke ...

Rapoo A300 Mini Bluetooth NFC Speaker

The Rapoo Bluetooth Mini NFC Speaker is a little metallic box about the size of a baseball. In spite of its small size, we were very p ...

Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor

The recently released Neurio Intelligent Home Monitor is a piece of hardware that, when integrated into a home's breaker box, monitors ...

Advertisement

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News