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

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