Opera Coast

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Opera Coast
Operating systemiOS 7 and later, Android version planned
Available in32 languages
TypeMobile browser
LicenseProprietary freeware with open-source components
WebsiteWebsite for Opera Coast - at the Wayback Machine (archived 2014-04-27)

Opera Coast is a discontinued

bookmarks are eliminated and replaced by gestures.[1][2][3]

History

Opera Coast was first released for the iPad on September 9, 2013. An iPhone version followed in April 2014.[4]

In February 2016, Opera announced an Android version of the browser, which was ultimately never released.[5]

Coast was discontinued and removed from the Apple App Store in August 2017.[6][unreliable source?][7][unreliable source?]

Security

An embedded security mechanism was implemented in Opera Coast which included several security aspects, like certificates, site reputation, URLs, browsing history, and page content, and the user would be warned if any risk is detected.[1][2][8]

Synchronization

Opera Coast was designed to automatically perform synchronization using iCloud. This synchronization kept the tiles on the home screen the same.[1][2]

Localization

Coast was available in 32 languages.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Opera Coast". Opera Software. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Opera 'Coast' for iOS brings the enjoyment back to mobile Web browsing". appleinsider. 24 April 2014. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Opera Coast: A new way of interacting with the internet [Q&A]". betanews. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  4. ^ McCracken, Harry (April 24, 2014). "Opera Coast — the Browser That Makes Sites Feel like Apps — Lands on the iPhone". time.com.
  5. ^ Kleinboub, Houib (February 22, 2016). "New Android browser from Opera previews at MWC". Opera.
  6. ^ "Opera Coast No Longer In The App Store?". 31 July 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Opera Coast is no more?". 11 August 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Opera's iPad-only Coast browser gets 2.0 release". ZDNet. Retrieved 28 May 2014.