How To Transfer Your Opera Link Speed Dial and Bookmarks to the Webkit Based Opera Android Browser

  Opera Software's Webkit/Blink based Opera Browser for Android, currently at Version 16.0 keeps getting better with every release. I especially like it because it lets me try the latest Blink engine on my older Gingerbread phones that can't run Chrome Browser. Although the Opera Browser is coming along well in terms of performance and stability it's still lacking some basic features like the ability to edit, import or sync bookmarks. That's because there's no real support for the Opera … Continue reading

Webkit Based Opera Browser 14 For Android Released, Overwrites Opera Mobile 12.1

On Monday Opera Software released Opera Browser 14. This is the first non-Beta Opera browser to be based on the open source WebKit layout engine rather than Opera's legacy in-house Presto engine. Opera Browser 14 uses a very recent 537.71 version of WebKit. That's even newer than the WebKit  version used by the Chrome browser for Android. And unlike Chrome, which requires Android 4.0 or later, Opera Browser 14 runs on Android 2.3 and later bringing the benefits of the … Continue reading

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

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

How to Use IPhone and Android Webapps in the Opera Mobile, N9, Windows Phone and Other Browsers

I'm cataloging URLs that let you use Android and iPhone only webapps in the Opera Mobile, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS 6, Firefox Mobile, bada, WebOS, N9, N900 and Opera Mini browsers. Continue reading