Opera Mobile for Android and Opera Mini for iOS Updates Fix YouTube and Facebook Bugs

Opera Software has released updates for a couple of its browsers. There's a updated Opera Mobile for Android. The new release is Version 12.1.1 and it includes the following bug fixes: Fixed issue with commenting on Facebook Fixed issue with embedded Youtube videos Fixed issue with incorrect external URLs opening Various stability improvements. The new release is available from the Google Play Store or directly from opera.com/mobile/download/versions/ for users of non-Google Experience Android devices. Opera Mobile requires  Android 1.6 or latter. Opera Mini for iOS (iPhone, iPod … Continue reading

Data Saving New UC Mini 8.0 Proxy Browser for Android Now Available

UCWeb has released a new 8.0 version of its proxy based UC Browser Mini for Android. The new version is only available from the UC website and is not in the Android Play Store yet. The non-proxy version of the UC Browser 8.4.1 is in the Play Store, but it's just a user interface wrapper around Android's Webview class. There are lots of Webview based browsers for Android. They are differentiated by their user interfaces but render pages identically to the Android browser. … Continue reading

SPeeDY New Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android With Improved CSS3 and HTML5 Support

Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android 1.6 and later was released today. It's available now from the Play Store. Sideloaders can download the .apk from opera.com/mobile/download/versions/. This release emphasizes improved performance. It includes support for additional CSS3 and HTML5 features and an implementation of Google's SPDY "SPeeDY" protocol which reduces latency and improves page loading speed.  Fraud protection, which warns users of suspicious web pages has been added and Opera Mobile for Android now supports MIPS and Intel processors.  Here's the full change … Continue reading

New Opera Mini 7.5 Brings the "Smart Page" To Android

Opera Software has launched Opera Mini 7.5 for Android. The major change in this release is the inclusion of Opera's Smart Page, which has been part of Opera Mini for Java, Symbian and BlackBerry since Opera Mini Next and Opera Mini 7.0. The goal of Smart Page is to provide users with instant access to their friend's latest social media updates along with contextual news updates based on the user's browsing history. As Opera CEO Lars Boilesen puts it, “There are … Continue reading

Switch Browser App - Adds an "Open With" Menu to All Android Browsers

When you are developing mobile web apps it's important to test in as many browsers as possible. There are lots of Android browsers and I have most of them installed on my phone for testing purposes. I just discovered a great little Android app that makes cross browser testing a little easier. It's  Switch Browser by Vimperator and it adds an option of the same name to the Share menu of every Android browser that's installed on your phone or tablet. To use … Continue reading