Archive for February, 2010

Opera Mobile 10 Beta 3 Flash Demo

By | February 17, 2010 | 5 Comments


Opera Mobile 10 for Android Video Demo

By | February 17, 2010 | 4 Comments

Opera Mobile on Android

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for link.


RIM Introduces Webkit Browser

By | February 16, 2010 | 8 Comments

RIM Introduces Webkit Browser
Last year, Research in Motion has acquired mobile web browser maker Torch Mobile, which used WebKit rendering engine for its product(s).

Following that acquisition, today RIM has demonstrated an early build of WebKit based browser for BlackBerry phones. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

By | February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

Thanks to Mabdul for links.


Apple Calls Opera Software, Talks about Opera Mini

By | February 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

Apple Calls Opera Software, Talks about Opera MiniAccording to Norwegian news page, due to growing interest in Opera Mini for the iPhone, Apple has called Opera Software to discuss about the possible partnership between these two companies.

Although no more details were revealed, Håkon Wium Lie (Opera’s Chief Technology Officer) feels confident, that Opera Mini will be approved.

When asked about the possible pricing, he said: We have not decided yet. Typically, the way that you download and use Opera for free (*translated*).

Via Haavard blog.


Opera Awaits Steve Jobs at the Barcelona Airport

By | February 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

As Opera Software prepares to demonstrate Opera Mini for the iPhone at Mobile World Congress, there are some doubts, whether app will be approved or not.

As Stefan Constantinescu flied to Barcelona (that’s where MMC will be held), he noticed few girls in the airport, holding the following signs:

Opera Awaits Steve Jobs at the Barcelona International Airport Continue Reading

Google Chrome Ads in the UK

By | February 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

Here are few of the recent Google Chrome (offline) ads, which appeared in the UK.

Google Chrome Ads
Via Flickr
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Adobe Blocks HTML5

By | February 15, 2010 | 11 Comments

Adobe Blocks HTML5Sometime ago, Adobe Evangelist, Dave McCallister has said, that Adobe is one of the most open companies that are active. Furthermore, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch claimed that “Adobe supports HTML and its evolution”.

Well, this is no longer a case, as a member of HTML5 group, Ian Hickson said the opposite: “the latest publication of HTML5 is now blocked by Adobe, via an objection that has still not been made public (despite yesterday’s promise to make it so).”

Why would Adobe do that? As new HTML5 canvas element allows adding animation, navigation elements and other interactive content, it is a direct threat to Adobe’s Flash platform.


Opera Mobile 10 Beta 3 Released

By | February 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera Mobile 10 Beta 3 ReleasedThe third beta of Opera Mobile 10 has been released by Opera Software, as company spent quite few months adding new features, polishing browser and fixing bugs. One of the new features for Windows Mobile users is experimental Flash support (Flashlite 3.1). Other improvements include:

– Complete bookmark sync in Opera Link
– Support for non-latin characters in the UI also when phone is set to latin locale (requires international build)
– A lot of input and keyboard related fixes
– Fixed text selection
– Visual indication of input mode also for non-latin input modes
– General bug fixing (stability, UI) Continue Reading

Opera Mini Reaches 50 Million Users

By | February 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

An important milestone has been reached in Opera Software headquarters, as company announced that they have passed 50 million active users mark.

Opera Mini Reaches 50 Million Users

“Our original goal with Opera Mini was to make the Web available to everyone, regardless of their network or mobile phone. Fifty million active monthly users is a great start,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software.