Bitstream is working on a mobile browser called Bolt, based on WebKit and compatible with pretty much any J2ME-compatible handset (read: almost everything). CrackBerry ran it through its paces, and it looks promising.
Microsoft's Windows Live Search for Mobiles just went live last night, and we took it for a spin, comparing it to Google Maps for Mobile, which has traffic, maps local business searches and directions as well.
Owners of non-smartphones were out of luck in the browser department until Opera released their Mini. Regular Opera functionality, compatible with J2ME phones, allows lower end phones to browse standard websites in condensed form. Now with Opera Mini 2.0, users can download mp3s, pictures and videos directly onto…