Category: Mobile Browsers

Maxthon For Windows Phone Updated

By | April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maxthon For Windows Phone UpdatedBuild 1.3.0.1000.

Recently, a new version of Maxthon web browser has been released for your enjoyment, which includes a handful of new features, that are yet to come to Microsoft’s own Internet Explorer.

Here’s what you can epxect:
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Windows Phone 8.1: Internet Explorer 11 (Video)

By | April 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

With today’s Windows Phone 8.1 announcement, guys at WPCentral did a quick hands on video of IE11, which includes features like InPrivate browsing, reader view and password manager (finally).

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Crazy Rumors: Internet Explorer Might Come To Android

By | March 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

Crazy Rumors: Internet Explorer Might Come To AndroidCan it be true?

With the recent reveal of Office or iPad and Android, it looks like there is a new (and absolutely crazy) rumor in town (which comes from unverified source via Twitter): Microsoft is porting Internet Explorer for Android.

While at first glance it does not seem realistic, one might wonder if the software giant has decided to spread even more of their services across different platforms rather than making them MS exclusive, which was the case with Xbox Live Games (some of them are now on iOS and Android), Office, etc.
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Mozilla Receives A New CEO, Will Focus on Firefox OS

By | March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mozilla Receives A New CEO, Will Focus on Firefox OSAnother day, another CEO for Mozilla.

It looks like it’s that time of the year again when the open source organization is picking a new CEO. Now it’s Brendan Eich, one of the early Netscape developers and Firefox creators who is also known as the inventor of JavaScript; a pretty solid background if you ask us.

Back in August 2005, he became a CTO of Mozilla and has been doing some management ever since. What about his vision? Well, as it turns out, he doesn’t see Firefox as a top priority project, instead it is Firefox OS, yes, a mobile operating system that is yet to gain any traction is what Mozilla will be focusing on from now on. Either he is crazy, highly ambitious or both.
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Google Is Investigating Chrome For Windows Phone 8.1

By | March 25, 2014 | 1 Comment

Google Is Investigating Chrome For Windows Phone 8.1As Microsoft is set to unveil a new version of Windows Phone later next week (April 4th), it looks like the search giant itself is now in early stages of planning / developing a Google Chrome browser for WP.

Since late 2012 there was a request for Google to “Port Chrome to Windows Phone 8 aka WP8” with little to no updates, up until now.

Just a mere 14 hours ago, a request was re-opened with the following message: dxie [Chromium team member] is going to own this now for investigation.
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Former Mozilla Developer Pokes At Microsoft For Firefox Metro Failure

By | March 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

Former Mozilla Developer Pokes At Microsoft For Firefox Metro FailureRecently, Mozilla has announced their plans to abandon Firefox for Metro due to an insufficient amount of beta testers (thousands), which is a pretty low number compared to Firefox for desktop where we are talking millions.

Now, a former Mozilla developer, Brian Bondy, is arguing that its Microsoft strict guidelines and a messy default browser setup process that are partly responsible for the project failure.

His arguments are new nothing new or earth shattering but still something to consider while sipping coffee or tea in early Sunday morning.
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Download Opera For Android (Minor Update)

By | March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Opera For Android (Minor Update)Always better than nothing.

If you are in a mood for a quickie then here is a minor update for your Opera web browser, which, besides some “under the good changes” includes the following fixes:

- Empty tab manager thumbnails
- Passwords sometimes not stored
- Speaker phone always turned on
- Common crash when playing video on specific sites
- Issue with loading spinner after a session restore
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Download Opera Mini 8 For Java & BlackBerry Devices

By | March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Opera Mini 8 For Java & BlackBerry DevicesFor those that are still using old phones, Opera has cooked a pretty delicious treat: a new version of Opera Mini.

So what kind of new features will you find there? First in the list is a “Private Browsing” mode, which you can use when your imagination is running on empty, next is “Night mode”, a pretty neat option that will dim your phone’s display.

Lastly, a refreshed “Data Usage” menu and improved tab access for phones with keypads. Excited? Grab it below.
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Opera: No Windows Phone Version Yet

By | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera: No Windows Phone Version YetInternet Explorer 11 remains the status quo.

If you’ve been dreaming about the Opera browser ever since the release of Windows Phone 8 (not to mention occasional hints by Opera guys themselves), then we got some bad news for you.

According to Vera Lasam Bergtun, the Social Media Coordinator at Opera Software, the team behind one of the better mobile browsers haven’t even began working on a version for Microsoft’s platform.
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UC Browser Receives A Significant Update

By | March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

UC Browser Receives A Significant UpdateWindows Phone users rejoice.

Recently, UC Browser has been updated to version 3.4, which brings a couple of new features that are worth mentioning.

First in the list is ability to export downloaded files to SD card or public folder, next is a convenient way to share downloaded files through Bluetooth or QR Code.
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