Nokia goes on open source Safari


Nokia, the mobile phone giant has created an open-source browser based on Safari for smartphones. This team of Nokia and Safari will deliver a web browser for the S60 smartphone sotware platform.

Nokia says the browser, which will be made available to other companies licensing the S60 platform for their own smartphones, will give users a better surfing experience. It is designed to display Web pages on a phone exactly as they look on a monitor.

The browser includes pop-up blocking, access to RSS feeds and a text search feature. It uses components from Apple’s Safari Web Kit