Opera Mini 7 Now Available for Android
Opera today announced the availability of Opera Mini 7 for Android devices. Opera Mini 7 performs faster for Android due to improved hardware acceleration, according to Opera. Opera has also removed the limit on speed dial buttons (previously nine), and Opera Mini 7 now supports as many speed dial buttons as the user wishes. Opera says this negates the need for users to set up bookmarks, as the speed dial buttons can replace them. Last, Opera says the browser is better at compressing data, which can save users money by making more efficient use of cellular data. The browser is a free download from the Android Market.
Opera Brings Mini Browser to Windows Phone
Opera today released a beta version of its Opera Mini browser for the Windows platform. Opera Mini for Windows offers many of the app's core features, such as Speed Dial for favorites and easy-to-navigate tabs.
Opera Mini for Windows Phone Exits Beta
Opera today said its Opera Mini web browser is now available as a stable release for Windows Phone. The browser had been available as a beta for several months.
Opera Hopes New Android Browser Will Push Growth
Opera Software today announced a wholly refreshed version of Opera Mini for Android devices. Opera gave the browser a new user interface based on Material Design, which lends the browser a more native look and feel to Android devices.
Opera Ad Blocker Now Available to Android, iOS, Windows
Opera updated several of its mobile browsers today, bringing its ad blocking tool to Android, iOS, and Windows handsets. First, Opera refreshed its main Opera browser for Android.