opera mini

  • The Mobile Web Lights Up Between 8 PM And Midnight

    Opera has released its latest State of the Mobile Web report, and once again it has registered reasonable growth, with Opera Mini users increasing by 4.2% compared to April 2010. Since that month, page views have also gone up 7.7%, Opera says. For this report, Opera analyzed one 24-hour period to see how Opera Mini is used throughout the day in the top 10 countries (Indonesia, Russia… Read More

  • Opera strikes a deal with MegaFon for Russian expansion

    Opera Software has struck a deal with Russia’s federal mobile operator OJSC MegaFon under which MegaFon’s special package “Unlimited Internet with Opera Mini” will be distributed to all Russian territories. That may not sound like much at first glance, but you have to consider that MegaFon boasts over 53 million mobile subscribers, spanning all seven Federal Districts… Read More

  • Opera Hooks Up With MegaFon To Expand Its Mobile Browser Reach In Russia

    Opera Software has struck a deal with Russia’s federal mobile operator OJSC MegaFon under which MegaFon’s special package “Unlimited Internet with Opera Mini” will be distributed to all Russian territories. That may not sound like much at first glance, but you have to consider that MegaFon boasts over 53 million mobile subscribers, spanning all seven Federal Districts… Read More

  • iPhone Leapfrogs BlackBerry As The #1 Handset For Opera Mini In The US

    Opera just released its latest State of the Mobile Web report, in which it zooms in on the popularity of its iPhone application, which was approved for the App Store just a little over two weeks ago. We already knew a lot of people were seemingly eager to try out the alternative browser on the iPhone – the app saw 1 million dowloads on its first day in the store. But how is it holding… Read More

  • Opera Mini iPhone App Downloaded 1 Million Times On First Day In App Store

    On its first day of availability on the App Store since it was – surprisingly, to many – approved by Apple, Opera Mini for iPhone (iTunes link) was downloaded one million times. Opera Software this morning announced the milestone, and added that Opera Mini is currently the number one iPhone app in the 22 featured Apple App Stores on their site. Read More

  • Apple approves Opera Mini iPhone app

    Good news for Opera (and its legions of fans around the world): the company has just announced that its mobile browser Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch on the App Store. The app will be available as a free download within 24 hours, depending on which market you are located in. The iPhone app was shown off by the Norwegian software company to a small circle of reporters at… Read More

  • Surprise, Surprise: Opera Mini iPhone App Gets Apple's Stamp Of Approval

    Good news for Opera (and its legions of fans around the world): the company has just announced that its mobile browser Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch on the App Store. The app will be available as a free download within 24 hours, depending on which market you are located in. The iPhone app was shown off by the Norwegian software company to a small circle of reporters at… Read More

  • Opera Submits Browser App For iPhone, But Will It Be Approved?

    After hyping the fact that they were building a free browser application for the iPhone and iPod touch, and showing it off to a small circle of reporters at the most recent Mobile World Congress (us included), Opera Software has officially submitted Opera Mini for iPhone to the Apple App Store earlier today. Million dollar question: will Apple allow it in, or leave the Norwegian software… Read More

  • Opera Mini 5 beta gets a non-Java version for Windows Mobile phones

    Opera Software has been busy lately, releasing fresh finalized and beta products on a near-daily basis. This morning, the company announced that it has released a native version of Opera Mini 5 beta for handsets running Windows Mobile 5 and 6. Interestingly, the new WinMo version of Opera Mini does not require Java. That basically means any Windows Mobile phone can accommodate the app. Despite… Read More

  • Opera Releases Beta Of Native Opera Mini 5 App For Windows Mobile Phones

    Opera Software has been busy lately, releasing fresh finalized and beta products on a near-daily basis. This morning, the company announced that it has released a native version of Opera Mini 5 beta for handsets running Windows Mobile 5 and 6. Interestingly, the new WinMo version of Opera Mini does not require Java. That basically means any Windows Mobile phone can accommodate the app. Despite… Read More

  • Opera says Opera Mini for iPhone "100% compliant" with App Store policies (video)

    We had a brief chat with Opera Software product analyst Phillip Grønvold here at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. We inquired about the company’s plans to submit an Opera Mini application for the iPhone / iPod touch in the near future, and also got a hands-on demo of the app in action. Unfortunately, Grønvold was unwilling to demo the app on video, but take our word… Read More