Apr 7, 2008
Nic Cho

Microsoft Announces Newest Internet Explorer Mobile Browser

The worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential, Microsoft has recently unveiled the newest version of (IE) Internet Explorer Mobile at CTIA Wireless 2008 event in Las Vegas, accompanying the launch of new Windows Mobile 6.1.

“People want a single phone that’s flexible enough to meet their needs throughout their day, whether it’s connecting to work or your everyday life,” said Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division, Microsoft. “The innovations we’ve added to our Windows Mobile software ultimately make it easier to manage your world.”

According to the company, the updated Internet Explorer Mobile browser which able to support Adobe Flash, H.264 streaming and Microsoft’s Silverlight will come with the ability to easily view full-screen Web pages and multimedia on the Web with a smartphone, aiming to let users to enjoy the quality of desktop Web browsing.

“Microsoft is taking the necessary steps to broaden its consumer appeal while also addressing the complex mobile needs of the enterprise,” said Ben Bajarin, analyst with Creative Strategies. “Internet Explorer Mobile and Windows Mobile 6.1 demonstrate Microsoft’s ability to harness its technologies to bring tangible innovations and benefits to customers and partners.”

The Internet Explorer Mobile update is expected to be available to mobile phone makers by third quarter of 2008, with the first Windows Mobile phones using the new version of the browser will be available by the end of 2008.

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