New details about Internet Explorer Mobile 6

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Microsoft announced the availability of emulators and documentation for Internet Explorer Mobile 6 today at the Tech-Ed EMEA conference.

The new version of Internet Explorer Mobile promises to deliver a high-quality browsing experience on your device that more closely resembles a desktop browsing experience. Among the features of the new browser are:

  • Improved fidelity (support for full fidelity desktop rendering)
  • Layout fixes to accommodate a mobile screen (text wrap)
  • Enhanced Script and AJAX support (Jscript v5.7 from Internet Explorer 8)
  • Improved multimedia experience (Adobe Flash Lite 3.1 for Adobe Flash content)
  • Deeper integration with search
  • Enhanced cursor navigation model
  • Touch and gesture support – pan support
  • Multiple zoom levels
  • Easy switching between mobile / desktop versions of sites by specifying UA strings.

There is no formal release date but Microsoft indicates that it will be available soon.

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