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SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2011 — Software and services company Maxthon today announced another feature that makes Maxthon Mobile for Android the can-do browser for any situation, (S)wap. (S)wap gives Maxthon Mobile users one click ability to swap from standard html to WAP, saving bandwidth, time and ultimately money.

“We’ve designed Maxthon Mobile and Maxthon for Windows as browsers for the world,” said Jeff Chen, CEO of Maxthon. “With (S)wap, Maxthon provides a truly global service that addresses users’ needs from both emerging and developed markets, in one efficient package. We try to make it easy for people everywhere, under all kinds of environments, to access the information they need,” he said.

“If you’re on anything but an unlimited data plan, Maxthon Mobile is the android browser for you. If you’re checking headlines on the BBC or Yahoo News, Maxthon (S)wap offers you the option to swap to a snappier WAP version of any site that supports WAP.”

Savvy mobile surfers know that new isn’t always better. In low bandwidth situations, or if you’re poised to exceed your data plan, WAP can be a great fallback. The ability to opt for speed in return for simplicity and is the latest in a string of Maxthon, ‘whole web’ product offerings, that provide customers with the best version of *more* of the web. On the desktop side, Maxthon 3 uses two rendering engines — Webkit or Trident — for differentlty optimized websites.

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Beijing-based Maxthon Ltd. is a software and web services company best known for its superior web browsers which continue to set new standards for simplicity, speed and security. Each month, more than 130,000,000 people use Maxthon’s web browser in 120 countries across the world. Maxthon has also brought its best-of-breed browsing to the Android platform.

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