Opera Mini and UC Browser For Symbian Updated

Symbian lives! Opera Software and UC Browser have both released new browser versions for the Symbian platform. That makes sense as Symbian’s installed base is still around 190 million,  making it the third largest smartphone platform after iOS and Android in terms of current active users. Today Opera released Opera Mini 7.1 for Symbian S60V2 and latter. According to a post the company’s Opera For Phones Blog this release is focused on improvements to Opera Mini’s download manager along with performance and stability enhancements. Opera lists the … Continue reading

Opera Mini 7 for Symbian Update 2 Released

The Opera Mini Browser for Symbian has been updated. The new release is designated as Opera Mini 7.0 Update 2 for Symbian. The version number is 7.0.31380. Update 2 is a performance and bug fix release, there are no new features. A post by Opera’s Torstein Aasebø on the My Opera Forum lists the changes in this release as: Improved progress bar behavior when loading big pages Improved font support and text drawing Various fixes and improvements on network level … Continue reading

UC Browser 8.5 for Symbian Reviewed

UC Browser 8.5 for Symbian  was released a few weeks ago.  UC is a proxy based browser similar to Opera Mini. Proxy browsers pre-render and compress pages in the cloud before they are downloaded to the mobile client, which makes them particularly suited to basic phones, slow networks and anywhere that mobile data is expensive. Although relatively unknown in the US and Western Europe, the UC Browser claims 300 million users worldwide. The majority of UC users are in China, … Continue reading

UC Browser 8.4 For Symbian Gets UDisk Cloud Storage and a New Look

The latest UC Browser version 8.4 for Symbian S60 3rd. Edition  and S60 5th Edition is now available for download at wap.ucweb.com (mobile) and www.ucweb.com (PC) The 5th Edition version also works on Symbian Anna and Belle. New features in this release incude: 1. UDisk – Cloud storage, integrated with the browser. Each file has an expiration date, from 7 days to infinity. Storaghe limits are relatively low; 70MB for long-time storage and 2GB for files stored up to 7 days storage. UC … Continue reading