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Over 100 million Android phones expected to integrate Opera Max by 2017

News landed on our desk recently concerning the uptake of Opera’s data management / compression app Opera Max, which aims to reduce the amount of data used by Android phones. In an age where unlimited data plans are expensive, and increasingly being scaled back by the majority of operators, anything that can reduce the amount of data […]

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Betavine gives away £20,000

Betavine (which is run by Vodafone as their “open” development site) held their 2 year party last week and pre-announced their Opera Widget competition which officially opened today. Any registered Betavine user (and it’s free to register) can enter. Widgets can be developed by teams, but entries will only be accepted from individuals, so it […]

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iPhones like Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg stated that 25m users are accessing Facebook via Facebook Mobile each month. The mobile user base has jumped to 15m. The are 1.64m iPhone users accessing the site, closely followed by 1.56m Blackberry users. Another 1m come in from other sources (these are only accesses from officially sanction Facebook Mobile clients or through […]

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Skyfire arrives in Blighty to a blaze of glory

Up and coming mobile phone web browser by Skyfire has just made its debut in the UK, lighting up the heavens along the way. Said to have a PC-esque browsing experience, their newest web surfer enters its beta rollout stage over ‘ere. *cough* *about time* *cough* Boasting decent flash comparability and faster than Opera like […]

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Opera mini 4.2 comes to the G1 and out of beta

That most useful of useful mobile phone internet browsers Opera mini has become officially unveiled, and for the android OS too. Think back to those heady days of two weeks ago, when VAT was still 17.5% and the BlackBerry Storm was just a pipe dream. Ahhhh, those fond fond memories. We then brought you news […]

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Opera gives Google’s Gears some support

Good news for fans of Google Gears: Opera has decided to support Gears in its Opera 9.5 Mobile browser, meaning that users will be able to get access to all their favourite Gears apps through any phone equipped with the browser, as well as on Opera’s desktop support. Alas, the details about Opera’s Gears support […]

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The 10 most popular UK mobile sites are…

Opera has been touting its latest research into the state of the mobile web and aside from pointing out that Opera Mini is now the most used mobile browser out there, it’s been taking a look at some of the content preferences for mobile surfers. Here’s what the report says: Tracking the type of content […]