Opera has announced that Opera Mini users can share files offline with each other. As it uses direct Wi-Fi to make the connection, transfers are 200 times faster than transferring over Bluetooth.
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Some users reported seeing ads from Opera's partners in its new Mini browser, even with the new ad-blocker switched on. Opera has told Neowin that this was an accident, which has now been corrected.
Despite saying in April that it was planning no further updates beyond bug fixes and security patches for its browser on Windows phones, Opera has now updated the app with a new native ad blocker.
With 20 percent of all smartphone users opting for ad-blockers, the online advertising business is set to suffer a major setback in developing markets where mobile internet is dominant.
Opera says its Windows Phone team are "now dedicating their time to our other apps on iOS and Android", and that it's focusing on the platforms "where our strengths and biggest user communities are".
Nine months after its original release, the Opera Mini browser has exited the beta phase of its development on Windows Phone, and is now available to download as a full non-beta app from the Store.
Three apps were removed from the Windows Phone Store last week. Two of them returned a couple of days ago while the third, VLC Remote has returned now; it's still unclear why it was unpublished.
After recent news of the app getting unpublished from the Windows Phone Store, Opera has stated that Opera Mini will return to the platform's store, at least in a beta state.
TeamViewer, Opera Mini and VLC Remote have been removed from the Windows Phone Store. While TeamViewer will probably be back with an update, the news regarding the other two apps isn't all that good.
Microsoft is starting to switch users of its 'classic' Nokia feature phones to Opera Mini and the Opera Mobile Store, as it begins the process of phasing out the Nokia Store and Xpress Browser.
The popular lightweight browser, Opera Mini, is now available for the Tizen-based Samsung Gear S smartwatch, bringing a fast and optimized web surfing experience to the device.
A week after inviting users to sign up to a beta of its new Opera Mini browser for Windows Phone, the company has now released the app as an open beta, available for anyone to download now.
Opera Mini will soon be available on Windows Phone, and the company is inviting users to sign up for the beta now, promising to use their feedback to create "the best browsing experience" on the OS.
A recent interview with an Opera employee reveals that the company wishes to bring their Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers to Windows Phone 8, if the SDK supports all the native code required
Got a phone on a limited data plan, or need an extra boost in low signal ideas? Or how about WebGL on Androids? Have a look at the newest updates for Opera's smartphone browsers.
Opera has updated their Opera Mini mobile web browser today, with a focus on improving the browsing experience on lower-end mobile phones. Opera Mini is one of the leading mobile phone web browsers for lower-end devices,...
Opera Mini for the iPhone and iPod touch has been approved by Apple, and will be available on the AppStore within 24 hours, depending on the market. When Opera submitted their browser to Apple for approval...