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 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.
Opera Mini for Android Puts the Kibosh On Ads
Opera today released a new version of its Opera Mini browser for Android and gave it a native ad blocker. Opera claims the ad blocker serves two purposes: 1.
Opera Mini for Android Adds Video Boost
Opera today updated its Opera Mini browser for Android devices and added video compression to improve playback and reduce data usage. Opera says the Video Boost tool should cut down buffering times and provide smoother performance on mobile devices when streaming video over cellular networks.
Opera Adds Video Downloader to Mini for Android
People who use Opera Mini on Android devices now have the ability to download videos directly from the browser. Opera Software updated Mini with a tool for saving videos to a phone for offline playback.