New Opera Mini Beta Fixes Symbian^3 Stability Issue

A second beta of  the native Symbian (.sis) version  of Opera Mini 5.1 was released yesterday.  Among other things it fixes two significant bugs from the first Beta. The previous version would crash if you enabled the option to use the Symbian (and Swype) keyboards.  Based on my testing this bug is completely gone.  I been using the new Beta extensively on an N8 for a full day and have experienced no crashes whatsoever The previous version was unable to … Continue reading

Opera Mini 5.1 – Better Performance on Low End Devices And A Hint Of Future Location Support!

Today,  Opera Software released a new 5.1 version of Opera Mini.  The main feature of  this release is that it’s been optimized to work well on low end phones with screens less than 200 px wide or under 4 MB of Java Heap memory. The optimization was accomplished mainly with a new lighter weight user interface that uses text rather than icons for the “Speed Dial” start page and dispenses with some of the icons in menus.  The light UI … Continue reading