Category: Mobile Browsers

October, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Android Browser – Down

By | November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Apple’s Safari, its market share grew by 0.41 point, from 44.63% to 45.04%.
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Opera Mini For iPad And iPhone Now Optimizes Videos

By | November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini For iPad And iPhone Now Optimizes VideosIf you were happy with the data savings when using Opera Mini on your iPad or iPhone then you will be happy to know that the latest build will help you to save even more megabytes.

Thanks to the new Video Boost feature (which can be enabled via O Menu > Savings Enabled > Opera Turbo: Video Boost toggle), Opera Mini will now provide you with the video optimization service at no additional charge.

What does that mean? More data savings and less video buffering!
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Opera 27 Developer Preview Brings Bookmark Sync To Opera For Android

By | November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera 27 Developer Preview Brings Bookmark Sync To Opera For AndroidAnd the bookmark improvements continue.

Here comes a pretty neat update for all the developer preview and Android users out there. Thanks to the latest changes, you can now synchronize your Opera bookmarks across PC and Android devices.

These are not the only bookmark improvements though as the latest build also brings an option to rename or delete top level folders. Hey, every bit helps. Hopefully, next build will also allow you to hide “Shared by me” and “Bookmarks bar” folders as well as Search Box in the speed dial.
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Opera Coast Updated To 3.2

By | October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Coast Updated To 3.2If you’ve just bought the recently released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ then today is your lucky day as Norwegian browser maker has just released a new Opera Coast update, which now supports both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. Also, iOS 8 users will now be able to check the latest news in the notification center if you decide to use the Opera Coast widget.

What about other Apple device users and/or improvements?

The web app icons have been redesigned to give you a more beautiful look and feel. In addition to that, you can now open Opera Coast links from another web browser and even share pages to other apps.
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Two Windows Phone Browsers Updated

By | October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two Windows Phone Browsers UpdatedSurfy 5.3 and Opera Mini

Today is a good day for those wanting to update their mobile web browser as recently not one but two companies have released new versions with some changes.

First in the list is Opera Mini, which (unfortunately) did not provide with any changelog.

Surfy on the other hand now includes Cortana (voice search) for Simplified Chinese, It also works with custom search engines so you can say something along the lines of “Surfy, search for YouTube kangaroo videos” and it will perform a YouTube video search.
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Opera Max: Now Available In More Countries

By | October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Max Now Available In More CountriesIncluding all EU states.

Remember Opera Max, the data compression product for Android that was introduced back in early 2014 and the one that was never heard of again?

Well, good news! The guys at Opera Software have decided to roll out Opera Max to even more countries and is now available in the following:
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September, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Android Browser – Up; Safari, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Another month, another report.

As always, we start with Apple’s Safari, which (after a small bump) continues its downtrend, this time its market share has decreased by 0.44 point, from 45.07% to 44.63%.
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Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near You

By | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near YouSamsung Gear S is its name.

Opera Mini, a web browser that is available on a variety of different platforms (including TVs and gaming console(s)) has now conquered another market: smartwatches.

Announced today for the Tizen based Samsung Gear S, Opera Mini 7.5 includes the features that you expect: data savings, Speed Dial, Smart Pages and more.
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Windows Phone 8.1 Only Version Of UC Browser Underway

By | October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Windows Phone 8.1 Only Version Of UC Browser UnderwayNow here’s a quick shout out.

After the recent WP 8.1 update and new APIs support, it looks like guys at UCweb.Inc. are working hard on the new version of UC Browser that is only compatible with the recent phone update.

While the current version does not seem to have any new features (or at least nothing has been announced yet), one can speculate what kind of neat new things could the browser do with new APIs that enable to browse the file system and more.
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Download UC Browser 4.0 For Windows Phone

By | September 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Today, guys at UCweb.Inc have released a new version of UC Browser for Windows Phone, which is a pretty significant upgrade and is worth checking out.
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