Category: Mobile Browsers

November, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Safari, Chrome – Up; Opera – Down

By | December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment


Yep, it’s that time of the month again.

First on the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which regained some of its lost market share, up from 60.31% to 61.50% (1.19 point increase).
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Mozilla Invests In Everything.me

By | November 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Invests In Everything.meEverything.me, a company that specializes in the HTML5 app platform development, has raised a total of $25 million from the likes of Telefonica Digital, Singtel and Mozilla.

Already available on both iOS and Android platforms, “Everything” allows users to enjoy games and applications without having to download them (except for the e.me app itself, obviously). In addition to that, the company claims that its biggest selling point is an ability to dynamically match its users needs with specific content and applications.
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Opera Launches Unlimited Music Service In Russia

By | November 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

Opera Launches Unlimited Music Service In RussiaFor Windows Phone, Android and iOS (limited functionality).

Now here is something interesting to kickstart your day. In Russia, a country where Opera is especially loved, Norwegian company is launching an unlimited music service.

Priced at 150 rubles per month ($4.75), Windows Phone and Android users will be able to stream and download music from a selection of over 2 million tracks (Russian and non-Russian) while the iPhone and iPad users will be limited to streaming service only. Why? Limited iOS functionality and restrictions are blamed.

[Via TechCrunch]

Download Opera Mini 7.5.1 For Android

By | November 15, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7.5.1 For AndroidIf Opera Mobile is not exactly your cup of tea then there is another option to consider: Opera Mini.

Just recently, Norwegian browser maker has released a small update, which aims to improve the overall user experience. So what’s new? The following build improves NFC support, connection stability as well as offers various stabilization fixes and page layout enhancements. Grab it now.

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Opera Mini 7.5.1 for Android

Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8

By | November 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8Makes you want more.

Earlier this year we talked about the Google Chrome web browser running on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system. Now, guys at PocketPC made another render but this time it’s Opera.

Interestingly enough, it has some neat ideas, such as: dynamically updated live tiles (see video below for a cheesy demo) with news from Opera’s portal, speed dial thumbnbails that match those of WP8 start screen and more.
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October, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser – Up; Safari, Opera – Down

By | November 2, 2012 | 2 Comments


Join us as we take a look at the latest market share numbers from October.

It looks like the new iPhone and continuous iPad sales did not have a huge impact on the market. In fact, the latest data shows that Safari lost 3.7 points of its share, down from 64.01% to 60.31%.
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Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And Ipad

By | October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And IpadWith the recent release of IOS 6, Opera Software has announced the availability of the new update for its Opera Mini web browser for both iPhone and iPad.

So what can you expect from this build? In addition to various bug fixes and performance improvements, the following release also includes a support for IOS 4.2 as well as integration with IOS 6 Facebook framework.

That’s pretty much it.
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Microsoft Prepares To Launch Xbox SmartGlass (Video)

By | October 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Launches Xbox SmartGlass (Video)With IE support and other goodies.

Following the recent dashboard update, Microsoft has reportedly launched Xbox SmartGlass slightly ahead its Windows 8 launch schedule.

With multiple users already reporting a fully functional feature set, the software giant has also issued a video walkthrough, which shows a software engineer using Xbox SmartGlass to get relevant TV Shows data and most importantly, surf the web with the help of Samsung’s upcoming Ativ S Windows Phone.
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Mozilla Opens The Firefox Marketplace For Android

By | October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Opens The Firefox Marketplace For AndroidAurora builds only.

For more than a year, Mozilla has talked about the Web as the app development platform and now, with the launch of recent Firefox Aurora builds for Android, then open source organization has revealed some of its development fruits: the Firefox Marketplace.

In case you don’t fuse Android or don’t feel like downloading anything, here is a screenshot to give you a better idea on how does the marketplace look like:
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Nokia Releases A Data Compression / Web Browser App

By | October 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

Windows Phone only.

Interestingly enough, the struggling handset manufacturer has released the Xpress Beta app, which not only uses its own rendering engine (unlike other Windows Phone browsers) but also compresses data, just like Opera Mobile.
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