Category: Mobile Browsers

Opera Mini Introduces The Night Reading Mode

By | May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Introduces The Night Reading ModeWhile both OS and phone hardware providers do their best to reduce the eye strain when it comes to unavoidable night reading, not all of them succeed. And as you might know, eye strain is really one of the more uncomfortable things one can experience, especially when you use eyes for pretty much everything.

Well, it looks like at least Opera Mini users will get a pleasant surprise as today’s update includes a night reading mode, which works like this: instead of just reducing the overall screen brightness (which you can adjust via Opera Mini), user may also check the “reduce eye strain” box, which will change your screen light tone from blueish to a warm orange, which is said to be better for your eyes.

In addition to that, Opera Mini will now also sync your opened tabs and speed dial data so a pretty awesome update, if you ask us, which you should grab right now!
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Download Firefox 38 Final For Android

By | May 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Download Firefox 38 Final For AndroidYesterday was desktop and today is the mobile Firefox day.

What’s interesting when it comes to Android releases for both phones and PCs is that changelogs are always different, which, assuming you use both, doubles the amount of goodies.

So what exactly is so great about the Firefox 38 for Android? The most welcome and most noticeable change is the updated user interface, which features a fresh welcome screen, new “Synced Tabs” panel layout, and ability to share stuff to Firefox via “Add to Firefox” feature.

In addition to that, Firefox 38 for Android brings support for the L theme, ability to send a tab to another device or add it to the reading list as well as few developer related features.
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Mobile Google Chrome Surpasses The 30% Market Share Mark

By | May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just recently, we have revealed that Google Chrome has crossed the 25% market share mark on the desktop and now it looks like the search giant has even more things to celebrate. As it turns out, over the course of last month, Google Chrome on mobile has too reached a new milestone and surpassed the 30% mark, up by 2.28 points, from 27.78% to 30.06% and is as close to overtaking Safari as ever.
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A Russian Rap About Opera (Video)

By | May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Russian Rap About Opera (Video)Russian language knowledge is not required.

If you’ve had hard time falling asleep because the “what does the browser rap sound like?” question kept running through your head then good news, it has finally been answered by Fl1cker, a Russian rapper who decided to write some lyrics about Opera Coast.

Check it out:
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Opera For Android Becomes Pretty Awesome

By | April 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Opera For Android Becomes Pretty AwesomeNow here is a pretty fantastic update for anyone that is running Opera on their Android phones or tablets and as it turns out, not only did it add new features, but also removed one of them: Opera Mini server side compression.

The good news? It was replaced with Opera Turbo, a much better and more compatible version of the site compression technology.

In addition to that, Opera for Android now also supports tab sync across all other Opera instances, meaning that you will always be able to continue reading or browsing the web without thinking what device to use.
And last but definitely not least? Automatic text wrap (yay)!
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Google Chrome For IOS Gets Spartan Like Features

By | April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Google Chrome For IOS Gets Spartan Like FeaturesAnd other awesome tweaks.

One of the cool things that Project Spartan has brought to the table is Cortana (Bing) integration into the URL bar, which allows users to quickly check weather and get other data without entering any web page.

Well, it looks like those using iOS devices can now achieve the very same thing, all thanks to the new Google Chrome update. We are talking about weather, stock data and event math equations.
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New Opera Mini For Android Is Here

By | April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Opera Mini For Android Is HereIncludes refreshed user interface.

If you are rocking a phone with Android 2.3 or higher then here’s a neat gift for you: a new and improved version of Opera Mini.
And the main selling feature for this release? A redesigned user interface with the Android like native look and feel.

What if you are using a phone with Android 2.2 or older os build? Well, the good news is that you can still grab a classic Opera Mini from here. The bad news? It will no longer be updated.
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March, 2015 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

After reviewing the desktop numbers, let’s go ahead and switch to the desktop.
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Firefox For Android Crosses The 100 Million Downloads Mark

By | April 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Firefox For Android Crosses 100 Million Downloads MarkIf you though that Firefox for Android is used only by a very small amount of people then the latest news might change your mind.

According to Mozilla, the mobile version of Firefox has now been downloaded more than 100 million times from the Google Play store alone. In addition to that, it has been consistently rated with more than 4.0 stars, which is a pretty neat accomplishment.

However, what was not revealed was a number of active users, so who knows how many of these are actually same user re-downloading or (possibly) updating the app.
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Opera Mini For Windows Phone Updated

By | March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Opera Mini For Windows Phone UpdatedAppears to be incompatible with a lot of modern web pages.

From what sounds like an awesome update to all the Windows Phone users out there, it turned out to be quite a disappointment, at least for some of us.

Despite awesome new inclusions like fresh user interface (which is awesome), improved downloads manager, combined address & search bar and so on, there appears to be one thing that will drive you nuts: Opera’s inability to work with today’s modern (JavaScript heavy) pages.
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