Opera 10 Beta Adds Visual Tabs, Server-Side Compression

The Opera 10 browser beta has opened to the public, cloaked in a slightly new interface and boasting a couple key features over the last version. Live tab previews and new navigation are the most conspicuous changes, though the most important one is under the hood: like Opera Mini and the upcoming version of Opera… » 6/03/09 5:57am 6/03/09 5:57am

Opera Mini 4.2 Now Available for Sprint Instinct

We played with Opera Mini 4.2 on Android yesterday » 11/25/08 1:45pm 11/25/08 1:45pm, but it's got one other new platform up its sleeve: the Sprint Instinct. Opera is something we've been waiting for ever since the Instinct's browser totally blew on feature phone (though it's with the recent 1.1 update). Opera Mini should add some spring in its…

Hands On: Opera Mini 4.2 Beta For Android

It didn't take long for Android's built-in WebKit browser (that performed well in our recent mobile browser Battlemodo) to see a little competion in the form of Opera Mini 4.2—the ubiquitous and lightweight software that's installable in some form on just about every mobile platform that can run Java apps. A beta… » 11/24/08 5:50pm 11/24/08 5:50pm

Opera Mini 4.2 Boosts YouTube Support, Gets Snazzy New Skins

Opera is releasing a preview of the next update to its mobile web browser, Opera Mini 4.2. The beta release offers improved support for YouTube, the ability to play nice with a wider selection of phones, note sharing between phones and PCs and a selection of new skins for greater customization. Best of all, it's… » 11/11/08 4:00am 11/11/08 4:00am

Opera Mini Browser Now on Helio Ocean, Officially

Sure, with a little third-party app hacking you've been able to get Opera running on some Helio phones for a while. But today Helio and Opera have released Opera Mini in what's the first official deployment of the tiny browser by a US service provider. Apparently Helio listened to their enthusiast community and then… » 3/19/08 9:01am 3/19/08 9:01am