Opera's new software is a WebKit-based browser designed with touchscreen devices in mind. The browser is supposed to be Opera’s answer to Chrome and Safari, the two major browsers that use the WebKit engine.
Opera launches Web Pass, now you pay only for accessing your favorite websites
Opera has launched an innovative mobile-based service called the Opera Web Pass, which is aimed at mobile web users especially coming from emerging markets. The new offer breaks the traditional business model where companies usually charge per MB data consumed by the user.
Android least valuable platform for advertisers – Opera
Opera, the popular browser for mobile devices, has released its State of Mobile Advertising report, in which Android as a platform is deemed lagging behind in revenues from advertising compared with arch-rival Apple. What's even more interesting is that Android has even fallen behind BlackBerry in terms of revenue potential per user.
Opera Mobile 12.1 supports ARM, MIPS, x86 and comes with built-in fraud protection
The latest release Opera Mobile browser offers some key features that make it so popular. First there is its Turbo mode, which is now complemented by SPDY. Then your Android phone will only download the binary intended for your particular platform, reducing data use and overhead.
Apple, Facebook, Google, Mozilla and Microsoft launch the “Web Platform” website
Apple, Adobe, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia and Opera (all working closely with the W3C) have recently launched a website that plans to become a definitive resource for HTML 5, CSS 3, and any other web development technology meant to set standards across all platforms, including mobile.