Today Opera announced they are abandoning Presto and are migrating over to the WebKit HTML/CSS rendering engine for its smarpthones, iOS and PC efforts.more →
One thing is trying to improve the performance of the Silk browser, but its just mind blowing how attempting to “improve” it would cause a Fire user such grief that they would easily choose an alternative browser, like side-loaded Opera Mobile with its hardware accelerated Web page rendering. More radical ways of accelerating Web browsing experiences for the Amazon Kindle Fire could be offered by flashing an Ice Cream Sandwich based custom ROMs on Fire, thus rooting it. That is, when these ROMs would be available for public consumption.more →
Popular desktop web browser replacement gurus Opera Software have released their latest masterpiece for Android phones, Opera 10.1 Beta. I wont sit here and tell you that there is anything wrong with the native Android web browser, because I don’t think that is true, especially since the native browser has full flash support now. Still, sometimes it is nice to try something different, and competition is always good for the consumer.more →
Opera Mini Web browser is now available free to download on your iPhone. Apple has given it the green light, but shucks, still no Flash websites. If that were the case, Flash would be on the iPad next, and ya’ll know how Apple feels about that.
The title of Opera’s press release Monday came bluntly – Approved: Opera Mini App approved for the App Store. Apple is no longer worried about its Safari browser being the dominant runner in web, it’s not like the Company nets off it much. Compared to Opera, it’s super slow.more →
What the Safari browser is to the iPhone, the Opera browser shall be to Windows Mobile devices. Today Opera Software announced a native version of Opera Mini 5 beta 2 for Windows Mobile 5 and 6-based smartphones. Opera on your Windows Mobile will give you a dramatic increase in browsing speed, tabs, and no more java.
How the browser works is by compressing up to 90 percent of the data traffic coming from websites before they get to your handset, thus delivering you a really fast browsing experience, and ultimately lowering your data fees.more →
Opera taunted us back in 2008 with plans of an iPhone browser hitting the iTunes shop, but thanks to Apple’s approval process something got stuck and it never saw the light of day.more →