Updated: How to View the Full Version of Sites in Opera Mini and Other Mobile Browsers


Originally published in 2009, this post is updated regularly with the latest workarounds for viewing the desktop versions of mobile sites in mobile browsers. Last update 12-Jan-2014: Added reader-contributed workarounds for Google Search and Google Image Search. Removed non-working Yahoo Mail links. One of the biggest frustrations of using the web with mobile browsers is web sites that force them to use dumbed down mobile versions.  I have nothing against mobile sites, obviously. I build them and I write about them here at … Continue reading

Problems With Yahoo Mobile? Try the Lite Version

Yahoo Mail is the biggest webmail provider in the world and its portal is one of the top web destinations. Yahoo is also the market leader in mobile webmail.  Unfortuanately, I’ve been seeing some intermittent issues with Yahoo on mobile lately including: “Connection closed by remote server” messages An infinite login loop: After entering  my ID and password  and clicking the “Sign In” button, the login page reloads rather than taking me to my account.  There’s no error message, the … Continue reading