In a video, embedded below, the company briefly showed the product in action on an Android tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab to be more specific.
TechCrunch has now learned that the company will also show off some Windows 7 tablets and netbooks running its latest browser at CES – we’ll see if the CrunchGear team can shoot some videos of those at the annual show.
Unlike Opera’s other mobile browsers, which are custom-built for smartphone devices (including Android phones), Opera for Tablets seems to be more fit for larger touch screens, including the ability to smoothly scroll and zoom Web pages.
Opera has confirmed to us that the touch browser will also by shown running on Windows 7 notebooks at CES, but says it will only demonstrate a public preview, and that a public download release will be something for the future. Same goes for the Android version.
Don’t hold your breath for the browser to come to the iPad; although many expected never to witness Apple approve Opera Mini for the iPhone either, of course, so who knows?
Norway-based Opera provides web browsers for the desktop, mobile, and other electronics such as the Wii. It also provides a service called Opera Link that lets you access bookmarks across devices. Opera is an independent Scandinavian company that’s been in the business of making web browsers since 1994. Our founders saw the internet as a way of making information free and available to everyone in the world, regardless of where they lived or how they got online. Ever since then, one...
Windows 7 (formerly codenamed Blackcomb and Vienna) is the latest version of Microsoft Windows, a series of operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs and media center PCs. Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009, with general retail availability set for October 22, 2009, less than three years after the release of its predecessor, Windows Vista. Windows 7’s server counterpart, Windows Server 2008 R2, is...