Mobile Browser Battlemodo: Which Phones Deliver The Real Web

Before 2007, using the internet on your phone would make you want to kill yourself, if you were dumb enough to believe the crap splattered across that tiny screen even was the "internet." But the combination of increased bandwidth and better mobile software means that more phones really are promising to deliver the … » 11/19/08 11:00am 11/19/08 11:00am

Opera for iPhone Ready To Go, If Not For Apple's App Store Policies

Not surprising news, this, but sad nonetheless. According to Opera CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, an iPhone version of its popular mobile browser is developed and ready to go, but will likely never see the light of day due to Apple's infamous App Store policies, barring apps that compete with the phone's default… » 10/31/08 12:40pm 10/31/08 12:40pm

Mobile Safari vs. Opera Mobile vs. Skyfire: Who's the Fastest?

Three of the best mobile browsers that act like grown up ones are Mobile Safari, Skyfire and Opera Mobile 9.5. Even though the latter two (both for Windows Mobile) are still betas, Laptop Mag decided to toss them all into a race anyway, seeing which could deliver piping hot content the fastest. They ran Opera and… » 7/23/08 9:00pm 7/23/08 9:00pm

Even on EDGE, Mobile Safari 2.0 Is Much Faster

The iPhone 2.0 software might be shakier than a true believer's legs in the presence of Steve himself, but there's at least one benefit (besides the app goodness): Mobile Safari 2.0 is much zoomier. John Gruber ran the benchmarks, comparing them against historical ones, and found that it runs at least 1.7 times faster… » 7/21/08 5:00pm 7/21/08 5:00pm