Universe Web Browser Beta Released
Universe 3 is a new Palm OS web browser. Developer Donald Kirker has just released RC1 as a public beta. The browser has the ability to have up to three open browser tabs, the usual HTML/XHTML/WML support and an integrated RSS reader.
The developer recommends a full backup before installing and using as the software is considered an early beta. It is being released under the GPL and the source code will be released soon.
The current Universe 3 feature-set includes:
- A Tabbed interface (supporting up to 3 tabs)
- Advanced 5-Way scrolling (based off of the Nokia S60 Browser)
- Integrated RSS reader
- Private browsing (mask the history, cache and cookies)
- Support for JPEG, GIF, BMP and PNG (with alpha channels) images
- Support for HTML/XHTML/WML/RSS 1.0/2.0
- Support for WAP 1.0/2.0
- Support for Hires and Hires+ screen sizes