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Wii U browser details – HTML5 support, no Flash, tabs, fastest Nintendo browser

Posted on September 17, 2012 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U

Details on the Wii U’s browser have been posted below. The information includes technical information such as HTML5 support, and general content including tabs and more.

– HTML5 support
– YouTube works with HTML5 and was shown working on Wii U
– No Flash support
– When you pause a Wii U game, you’ll be able to see images of the TV and GamePad displays from that paused game
– When you pause a game and launch the browser, the software remembers the paused game’s name and prepopulate search queries with it to help users look for relevant information
– Tabbed browsing included
– One multitasking example: YouTube video is opened to play on screen, GamePad continues to browse the Internet while the video plays
– Another example: browse the Internet on the GamePad while the television displays regular programming
– Tilt the GamePad forward or backward to scroll up and down
– Quickest browser in Nintendo history


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