Opera for Android Exits Beta
Opera today announced that its WebKit-based Android browser has graduated from beta status and is now available to all from the Google Play Store. The browser had been in testing for the last several months so Opera could fine-tune the WebKit rendering engine. Previously, Opera used its own Presto rendering engine. Opera's customizations include a revised Speed Dial screen, simplified tab management, and deep browsing history support. The browser also offers server-side compressions should users wish to conserve mobile data usage. The browser is free to download and runs on devices with Android 2.3 and up.
Still kind of flaky
This new non-beta webkit version replaces Opera Mobile as an update (though it is not labeled as Mobile). The previous version is still available from the Amazon app store if anyone has been tricked into this "update" and wants to revert to th...