Opera launches Coast: a tablet-inspired web browser for iPad

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Sep 9, 2013
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  1. Opera has launched a new browser for the iPad called Coast. It’s the result of nearly a year and a half of work born out of the frustration that browsers haven’t really changed since the days of Mosaic despite the...

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,875   +1,295

    Another classic Opera failure. No auto-fit to screen? No scrollbar? No categorized favorites? No chance. How much indifference will it take before these wannabe trendsetters (I.e. design school dropouts) realize their "vision" of an interfaceless interface doesn't serve anyone's needs?
  3. Still waiting for the iPhone version of Opera...
  4. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Took the words out of my mouth.
  5. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,382   +168

    When will people on the internet realise that their needs aren't everyone's needs? Oh, never. I wonder if you're even an iOS user.

    When I browse on the tablet I rarely bookmark nor do I use a scrollbar (which I normally don't use on the desktop either, since the scroll wheel is more accessible).

    Will the Opera interface be good for me? I have no idea. I'm okay with a desktop style browser, but it's possible that it would work. It will be hard to tell without using it.
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    This is definitely interesting. Ill check it out.

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