New UC Browser 8.2 Adds RSS Reader and Bookmark Backup and Restore

A new 8.2 final version of the UC Browser was released today for Java ME and Symbian 3rd edition and latter. It includes two new features, dubbed Quick Reads and Bookmark Synchronization . Quick Reads is a built in RSS reader.  It displays item headlines with descriptions and thumbnail images from your choice of over 100 popular news sources. Click a headline to read the original article on the source site. Available feeds range from The Economist and the New York Times to E! … Continue reading

UC Browser 8.2 Java Update Adds Swipe Navigation and Fixes the bada URL Bug

UC Mobile has released an update to the UC Browser 8.2 Beta for Java phones. The  only reported changes in this version are: A fix for the bug that prevented users from entering URLs on Samsung bada phones. On touch screen phones users can now swipe left and right to go backward and forward though session history. A fix for a bug on some phones where the soft keys didn’t work when copying text from a Web page (free copy). I tested … Continue reading

New UC Browser 8.2 Java Beta Adds QWERTY Shortcuts, Restores Some Missing Features

UC Mobile has released a new 8.2 Beta version of the UC Browser for Java ME. Here’s a list of what’s new in this version compared to the previous 8.0 Beta: Smoother. Although this version is 20 KB larger than the last version, it’s optimized to run more smoothly and use less memory. Share current page to Facebook  – Menu>Actions>Share>Facebook (image above, left) Find in page (Menu>Tools>Find in page)-  lets you can find words and phrases in the current page. The search … Continue reading

UC Browser Goes Gold, But Is It Still A Proxy Browser – First Look at UC 8.0.5 for Android

  The first production (non-Beta or Gold) release of UC Browser 8 is now available in the Android Market. At the moment it’s only for Andoid 2.1 and later. The Symbian (3rd edition and latter) and Java versions are still at Beta V 8.0.4.  UC has ended development for Symbian 1st and 2nd edition, Windows Mobile and BlackBerry although older 7.8 or 7.9 versions are still available for these platforms from (PC) and (mobile). This release sports a brand new UI that’s … Continue reading

New Touch-Friendly UC Browser 8.0 Beta for Java ME

UC Mobile released a new version of the UC Browser for Java ME last week. It’s 8.0 Beta and is notable for its brand new, much more touch friendly user interface. This is Beta release, a number of features that were in previous UC Browser versions are not implemented. Here are the ones I noticed No save page or open saved pages options. No share to Twitter or Facebook option. No way to view the copy/paste clipboard. No option to remember the last page on … Continue reading

Hands On With The New UC Browser 7.9 for Symbian and Java

UC Mobile Ltd has released a new English language version of their flagship product, the UC Browser. Although the Chinese language edition of UC Browser 8.0 has been out for some months, the new English version is a step behind at  V 7.9. It’s currently only available for Symbian S60 v1 and later and for Java ME.  Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile versions are still at 7.8 for the time being. You can get UC 7.9 by visiting using your phone’s browser. … Continue reading

UC Browser for BlackBerry Release Candidate Download Available Now

  UC Mobile Ltd is on the verge of releasing their first version of the UC Browser for BlackBerrys. You can grab a copy of the release candidate at The download page uses WML so you need to use your BlackBerry browser or another WML capable browser like Opera desktop or Opera Mini to be able to view it. There are separate download files for Blackberry OS 4.2+, 4.5+ and touchscreen OS 4.7+ BlackBerrys. I don’t have a BlackBerry anymore so … Continue reading

UC Browser 7.8 For Symbian, Android, Java & Windows Mobile Review

  The English language version of the UC Browser 7.8 for Symbian S60  V.1-5, Android 1.5+, Java ME & Windows Mobile touchscreen PPC 2005 and later was released last week. it can be downloaded from using a PC or with your mobile browser. The Symbian V.5 download also works on Symbian^3 phones like the Nokia E6. New in this release are: “View Image Mode”  – lets you zoom images and view original size images 30% faster page loads for the Java version Bookmark management has been … Continue reading