When the Java ME version of the Opera Mini Browser is running on many touch screen phones, an unnecessary virtual keypad appears at the bottom of the screen (image above left). The keypad wastes space, looks ugly and isn't needed with touch aware apps like Opera Mini. The keypad is not part of Opera Mini. It's something your phone adds because it doesn't recognize that Opera Mini is optimized for touch. There are several ways to get rid of the virtual keypad … Continue reading
How to hide the virtual keypad that appears in the Java ME version of the UC Browser on on some LG and Samsung touchscreen feature phones. With a link to modified signed versions of the UC Browser from UC 8.0 to the latest release. The process for modifying the UC Browser or any other Java app is exactly the same: 1.Download the app's jad file to a PC. 2. Open the downloaded .jad with a text editor or Windows Wordpad.
Today Opera Software released new versions of the Opera Mini Browser for feature phones with Java ME support and for BlackBerrys running OS 4.2.1 for latter. The new release adds several of frequntly requested features to Opera Mini's download manager. The new features in the release are: Downloads can now be paused and resumed. You can even pause a download, exit Opera Mini and resume the download the next time you launch the browser. Smaller files (up to around 15 MB) … Continue reading
Opera Mini 7 release for Java ME, BlackBerry and Symbian. New features include Smart Page social hub and support for more than nine Speed Dials. Continue reading
New Bookmark Sync and RSS Reader features in the the latest UC Browser 8.2 release are buggy and limited but useful on phones that they work with. Continue reading
The latest UC Browser 8.2 fixes the URL entry bug on bada phones and adds a slick swipe navigation feature. Continue reading
UC Browser 8.2 release brings QWERTY shortcuts, find in page, share to Facebook, saved pages, multi-clipboard and performance and UI tweaks. Continue reading
Google has discontinued the mobile Java and BlackBerry versions of the Gmail app. The app still works and is the best way I've found to access Gmail on non-touchscreen feature phones. Download it here. Continue reading