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. Since Opera Mini uses Opera's server-side compression, web sites should load faster of mobile handsets and consume less data. Opera claims its compression can cut web site size down by as much as 90%. The browser offers large buttons, makes it easy to share content to social networks, and maintains users' privacy and security. Opera Mini is ideal for people who have limited data plans. Opera Mini beta for Windows is free to download from the Windows Store.
Opera Mini for Android Adds Video Boost
Mar 8, 2016
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.
Google Chrome for Android Becomes More Efficient
Sep 27, 2016
Google today updated its Chrome browser for Android devices with new tools to help reduce data usage, download pages for offline use, and discover more personalized content. To start, Data Saver has expanded to video.
Opera Mini for Android Puts the Kibosh On Ads
May 4, 2016
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.
Snapchat Works In Giphy Support, Debuts Tabs
Feb 20, 2018
Snapchat is pushing an update to its mobile app that adds several new features, including support for Giphy stickers and Tabs. With Giphy on board, Snapchat users can add GIF stickers to their snaps by tapping the sticker button.