Opera Mini 8 Brings Private Browsing to Feature Phones
Opera Software today released Opera Mini 8, a new version of its browser for feature phones and other devices that run Java, such as older BlackBerries. According to Opera, the new features include a night mode for browsing in the dark, improved data savings reports, and a private browsing mode. The privacy tool lets users hide their browsing habits by deleting the history each time the private tab is closed. Opera Mini 8 also includes an improved Speed Dial start page with redesigned tiles. The browser is free to download directly from Opera.
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 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 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 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.