Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Jan 2013 14:22 UTC
Opera Software This is actually pretty big news - both exciting and tragic at the same time. Opera has revealed Opera Ice, its next mobile browser, to PocketLint. This new browser represent a big shift in both user interface as well as rendering engine, since it has a new, unique interface, as well as a new rendering engine... New to Opera, that is, as it's a WebKit-browser.
Thread beginning with comment 549536
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Legality of WebKit-only on iOS?
by pgquiles on Sun 20th Jan 2013 02:12 UTC
Member since:

How can it be legal that Apple only allows WebKit and no Nitro on iOS?

Microsoft got a stiff fine from European authorities for far less :-?

Reply Score: 3

PresentIt Member since:

Apple is not a conviced monopolist. Microsoft got a fine by being far worse than Apple is. Educate yourself, young man.

Reply Parent Score: 4

pgquiles Member since:

Apart from being incredibly rude, your comment denotes a huge lack of law and real-world knowledge: you do not need to be a convicted monopolist to be doing something illegal.

Problem is this would be a long and very expensive trial and nobody wants to be in bad terms with Apple for the future.

Reply Parent Score: 1