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Opera Mobile comes to MIPS-based Android tablets; Opera and MIPS to demo solution at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
[February 27, 2012]

Opera Mobile comes to MIPS-based Android tablets; Opera and MIPS to demo solution at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona


(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Barcelona, Spain -- MIPS Technologies, a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Opera Software have worked together to optimize the highly popular Opera Mobile browser for MIPS-based Android mobile devices.



The Opera Mobile browser is the leading third-party browser on the Android platform, with smooth browsing, data compression using the Opera Turbo feature, and industry-leading HTML5 support. Highlights from the new Opera Mobile Labs release include advanced HTML5 and WebGL support.

MIPS and Opera will demonstrate the Opera Mobile browser running on new MIPS-Based Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablets during Mobile World Congress (MWC) being held February 27 March 1, 2012, in Barcelona, Spain. Consumers who already have an Android tablet or phone running on a MIPS-Based chip now have the power of Opera Mobile available for download.


Opera provides more than just a browser the companys technology provides a window to the World Wide Web, as well as web-based services and apps. With a long experience in HTML5 support, Opera gives an outstanding web experience, now available also on MIPS-based mobile devices, said Gideon Intrater, Vice President of Marketing, MIPS Technologies.

Opera and MIPS have collaborated on the TV platform for a long time, and, now, weve decided to work together also to give people a great experience on mobile products, said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software. We invite MWC attendees to visit our booth and see the amazing result weve achieved by optimizing our browser for MIPS-based Android mobile devices for the first time.

Availability and demonstration at Mobile World Congress Opera Mobile Labs release with support for the MIPS architecture is available for download now.

To see the Opera Mobile Labs Edition running on the worlds first Android 4.0 Tablet, MWC attendees can visit the Opera booth (Hall 1, booth C44). To arrange a demonstration with Opera at MWC, contact Pl Unanue-ZahlPl Unanue-Zahl palu[at]opera.com, mobile: +47 9973 7951.

To schedule a demonstration with MIPS at MWC, contact [email protected] info[at]mips.com. For more information about MIPS Technologies at the show, visit http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/kit/ma5n.

About MIPS Technologies, Inc.

MIPS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIPS) is a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores that power some of the worlds most popular products for the home entertainment, communications, networking and portable multimedia markets. These include broadband devices from Linksys, DTVs and digital consumer devices from Sony, DVD recordable devices from Pioneer, digital set-top boxes from Motorola, network routers from Cisco, 32-bit microcontrollers from Microchip Technology and laser printers from Hewlett-Packard. Founded in 1998, MIPS Technologies is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices worldwide. For more information, contact (408) 530-5000 or visit www.mips.com.

About Opera Software ASA The worldwide World Wide Web any device, any platform, any bandwidth, absolutely anywhere in the world. Opera Software was founded in 1994, based on the idea that access to the web should be a universal right. 250 million people (and counting) use the Opera web browsers for computers, mobile phones, TVs and other connected devices. Opera also delivers tools, distribution, engagement, monetization and market insights to developers, publishers and brands around the world. We are passionate about breaking down barriers, so everyone can share in the power of the internet. Our vision of one web for all remains at the heart of what we do, because we believe that participation changes everything. Opera Software ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol OPERA. Opera, Opera Software, Opera Mini and the O logo are trademarks of Opera Software ASA. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Learn more about Opera at www.opera.com.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any follow-up questions or would like to arrange an interview with Opera Software.

Zara Lauder Communications Manager Opera Software Website: www.opera.com Phone: +47 23 69 25 46 Skype: zara.opera Twitter: ZaraL_Tweet ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at http://www.presswire.net on the world wide web. Inquiries to [email protected])).

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