"Opera, which recently launched its Small-Screen Rendering
technology that makes it easy to read standard Web pages on
smartphones, last week said it will never offer a version for
Microsoft-powered devices such as the Orange SPV.
"The announcement means that users of Windows-CE based
smartphones are likely to be confined to using Microsoft's Internet
Explorer browser, which many consider inferior when it comes to
smartphones and PDAs.
"Opera's mobile browser, which is currently available on the
Sony Ericsson P800--a smartphone based on the Symbian operating
system--and on the Linux-powered Sharp Zaurus PDA, uses a rendering
technique that stacks the elements of a Web page vertically,
meaning that a user only need scroll vertically to see the whole