Coast by Opera, launched at the beginning of this week, is said to be the browser that every iPad needs.
It has rosen to the top of the lists in Norway, Poland, Germany and a long list of other countries. And it can currenly be found fith on the U.S. App Store list.
"It's awesome to see that so many people want to try it, but it feels even better that the feedback we have received has been so amazing," says Huib Kleinhout, Head of the Coast team at Opera Software. "You know, launching something like this - you try to act calm, but you are actually really nervous and just hope people will like it. The team and I are very grateful for the hundreds of five-star ratings the many Coast users have given so far."
Here are some statements made about the browser so far:
"Coast is different from a lot of reinvented browsers in that it’s not different merely for the sake of being different; it’s a thoughtful retooling of browsing that feels even more iPad-like than Safari does." - Time
"By far the most impressive feature is the fluid response of the browser. Pages load almost instantly and the process of moving between sites offers the perception of flipping through a magazine." - Cnet.com
"The new browser is called Coast and it’s a dream." - BoyGeniusReport
If you would like to know more, go to the Opera Software website.