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Opera Mini 8.0

Try this alternative web browser for your mobile

by Bob Thornton

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Android, Windows Phone, iPad, iPhone
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iOS 7.0 or later

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 26 June 2014
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Developer: Opera
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Opera Mini 8.0
Opera Mini 8.0 returns with a new look and plenty of new features.

Although we look for and download various apps for our Blackberry or iPhone, most of the time we spend checking our email or looking at our favourite websites for the footy, tech and company news. Problem is that the browsing experience on a mobile device isn’t quite at the same level as that on a desktop web browser. It’s difficult to manage multiple windows, share passwords from your desktop and mobile browser and flick between your favourite sites.

You may not have realised this, but Opera are big players in the mobile market and ship a version of their browser for your phone. They’ve just announced a brand new version which they regard as the next version of mobile browsing.

The new Opera Mini browser is like a cut-down version of their Opera desktop web browser. Launch it on your mobile and you’ll see your speed dial options where you’re presented with a number of small icons which you can configure as your favourite sites. Opera Mini is designed for your mobile, so it’s easy to control using the touch screen. The tabs are designed so you can quickly flick between them using your finger.

Opera Mini will also enable you to store personal information, including your web passwords, meaning you do not need to keep entering the same password every time you visit a site. Whether this will work with MyOpera, enabling you to synchronise data between your desktop and mobile browser, is yet to be finalised.

Opera Mini 8.0 is the first release for over two years, and features the following changes:
- Complete UI overhaul
- New Opera Turbo compression mode
- Themes support
- Discover feature
- QR code reader

Verdict:

Opera Mini gets a welcome facelift with this new release, and its built-in compression technologies make it worth using when you're on a slow or bandwidth-limited connection.

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