Nokia Offers New Beta of Series 40 Browser
Nokia recently made a new beta version of the Series 40 browser available to those wishing to test it. The new version of the application has a redesigned user interface for easier navigation; social networking tools for sharing content such as photos and videos; and other tweaks that Nokia says will make mobile web sites look better. Nokia Series 40 Browser Beta 1.4.0 is free to download and use, though Nokia Beta Labs asks users to provide feedback on their experiences with beta software.
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.
Android Users Can Now Beta Test Google Maps
Google has rolled out a program that allows people to test beta versions of Google Maps. The betas will be published via the Google Play Store, similar to how Google distributes other a few other beta apps.
Google to Let People Beta Test Gboard and Play Services
Google has this week opened up beta testing programs for its Gboard keyboard application and for Google Play Services. Gboard is an advanced keyboard that includes emoji and GIF search tools.