Category: Mobile Browsers

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS Released

By | February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS ReleasedBrings few new features.

In case you’re rocking the old iPhone or iPod and prefer Opera Mini over regular Opera for handhelds then here is a small update for you, which will make your browsing experience easier.

Among stability and performance improvements there are two new features:

- First is an ability to open a new tab by sliding the tab button up with your finger,
- Second is the refined search bar, which will now keep the keyword in case you want to refine the search
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Opera Mini Republished In The Windows Phone Store

By | February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Republished On Windows Phone StoreYesterday, we have reported that Opera Mini (Beta) has been unpublished from the Windows Phone store with no official comment from either Opera Software or Microsoft.

Later that day the former issued the tweet, stating that the app was accidentally removed due to some sort of bug in the store itself.

Now, it looks like Opera Mini is back in the Beta form so in case you were unable to download it yesterday, feel free to grab it now.
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Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone Store

By | February 1, 2015 | 5 Comments

Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone StoreIn an interesting trend where quite a few apps have been unpublished from the Windows Phone store, it looks like Opera Mini is next. According to the latest report, the app is no longer available and no one knows why.

Opera Mini for Windows Phone was last updated back in December with an average rating of 2.5 stars, if you try to visit the download link it informs that “This app is no longer published”.
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December, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments


So how did the mobile browsers do in the last month of 2014? Let’s find out.

As always, Safari is first in our list, down from 45.40% to 43.76% (1.64 point decrease).
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UC Browser 4.2 Brings Cortana Integration And More

By | December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

UC Browser 4.2 Brings Cortana Integration And MoreNow available for general public.

It looks like guys at UC Browser are not taking any breaks and keep pumping one release after another. Latest in the list is the GA release of UC Browser 4.2, which brings a lot of new and neat features, including:

- Cortana integration (voice control)
- Downloads to the SD card,
- A brightness control for the night mode and tons of them in general: nigh mode, speed mode, text only and more
- Picture password
- Smart Downloading, which means that even when you lock the screen, it will continue
- Desktop mode
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Firefox OS Now Available In Almost 30 Countries

By | December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Firefox OS Now Available In Almost 30 CountriesCounting this year’s accomplishments.

For those following Mozilla’s attempts to conquer the mobile world, it looks like Firefox OS will soon reach minor yet welcome milestone: availability in 30 countries (currently there are 14 smartphones offered by 14 operators in 28 countries). What about the sales and usage share? No numbers from Mozilla yet.

What about you? Do you plan to buy one or maybe already own one of many Firefox OS phones?

Personally, I prefer to sit back and wait for that one weird flagship like Amazon’s Fire Phone.
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Firefox Finally Coming To iPhone & iPad

By | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Firefox Finally Coming To iPhone & iPadThe months of declining Firefox market share might soon come to an end or at least a slow down, as according to Mozilla’s Release Manager, Lukas Blakk, has announced that after years of refusal, the open source organization is finally bringing Firefox to iOS.

He wrote, “We need to be where our users are so we’re going to get Firefox on iOS #mozlandia”

Why the sudden change? While we may never know all the possible reasons, one of the key elements could be a shift in Apple’s strategy itself, where the tech giant (since the WWDC 2014) announced the availability of WKWebView for all the developers:
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November, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini – Up; Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Down

By | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.
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Wildcard Tries To Reinvent The Wheel

By | November 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wildcard Tries To Reinvent The WheelMeet a new kind of “web browser”.

Now here’s an interesting take on web browsers. If you own the iPad or iPhone feel free to check an interesting new app called Wildcard, which aims to replace your typical web page with fancy cards.

Think of it as an alternative RSS Reade, which deconstructs pages into a more streamlined user experience (see the screenshot below).
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Surfy For Windows Phone Receives Gesture Support

By | November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Surfy For Windows Phone Receives Gesture SupportIf you are kind of a gestures guy (or a girl) then behold as a new Surfy update will bring some joy to your life.

Starting with Surfy 5.5, you will now be able to swipe between tabs, as simple as that. In addition to that, there is a new context menu, which can be activated by long pressing on the top title section of the tab, allowing you to swipe the tab away without using the X button.
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