After three weeks of waiting to see if Apple would certainly approve the application, the UC Mini app has finally been launched and quickly sailed to the top of Android application download chart, topping a million downloads with hours of its launch. As a result of its strict guidelines on application approval and Apple’s passions in the use of its very own ingrained browser, Mobile Safari, numerous doubted whether UC Mini would certainly come to be available whatsoever. After a prolonged approval procedure it ultimately has been approved, so now for the very first time Apple encounters internet browser competitors on the Android. A long standing programmer in the net browser market, UC have a very small share in the standard internet browser market. In the arising world of mobile internet browsers however, it is a various story with UC Mini being one of the most preferred browser around.
With the massive Android market now readily available to them and no competitors to mention besides Mobile Safari, UC’s prominence of this market has the possible to sky rocket. A crucial reason for UC’s success up until now is its rate. Commonly around three time as rapid at browsing than the competition, UC handles this benefit by doing the data grinding on UC’s own servers and sending out the pressed data back to the phone, unlike various other internet browsers which utilize the phone itself to obtain and also compute all the data. The difference when making use of a dedicated cordless network is not so terrific however when out and about using 2G or 3G networks the improvement is considerable. The fact that less data is being gotten by the phone also reduces the strike for those paying roaming web fees.
UC submitted the app for authorization to Apple in mid march and it took 3 weeks for it to be authorized. During there was much argument throughout the blogging network and also media about whether the application would certainly be approved due to its danger to Safari’s monopoly in the Android internet browser market. In the previous Apple has actually used a stipulation in its terms and also conditions restricting apps which replicate existing capability as a basis for denying apps and also several thought UC Mini would not be permitted on this basis. An aggressive publicity drive by UC, which consisted of issuing press launches to accompany the application entry and placing a famous timer on its website to observe how much time the approval process would certainly take ensured that all eyes got on Apple which may have assisted the process. There are also personal privacy problems concerning how UC browser mini takes care of individual’s information by itself web servers and the possibility of advertising to find in the future.