Deepfish Mobile Browser

Check out the Deepfish Browser from Microsoft Live Labs. Deepfish is a lightweight client application that leverages a powerful server side technology for delivery of content such as web pages to a Windows Mobile device. Content is displayed in a familiar desktop format that requires no additional work by the content or site author.

Deepfish provides:

  • A familiar look and feel of web pages on mobile as seen on desktop
  • Bandwidth optimized rendering for faster content delivery
  • Address bar web navigation
  • Intuitive zooming, panning and cue map for quick navigation and browsing
  • Support for simple link navigation and form submission

Deepfish is early in its development cycle (still a few releases from beta quality). As a result some features are not implemented or are only partially implemented. Currently, the technology preview does not support ActiveX controls, AJAX, cookies, Javascript, and HTTP POST. Currently, Deepfish is available only to a small number of users.

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