Verizon to Offer Opera Browser
Opera Software announced that Verizon Wireless has agreed to preloaded its Opera Mini browser on some feature phones moving forward. Right now, Verizon's feature phones are shipping with the Polaris browser. Opera Mini offers a number of advanced features, such as the Speed Dial tool and bookmark syncing with the cloud. Verizon Wireless did not say which phones would be installed with the browser first.
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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 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.
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.
For feature phones, this is a very good thing.