Android 2.3 Bests iPhone in Browser Battle

Blaze, a company designed to help clients optimize their websites, recently conducted study of mobile browsers to see which was faster. Pitting Android 2.3 against iOS 4.3 there could only be one winner. If you read the headline coming in, you already know what happens. Let's break the ...

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Beta Test This! Opera Mini 5

Ok, so maybe you like the stock Android browser but aren’t necessarily in love with it.  Good thing for you the platform is flexible and you’re not stuck with just one option!  Hot on the heels of January’s 4.2, Opera has just released their Mini 5 beta browser into the ...

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Skyfire Browser Coming to Android?

Thanks to a recent acquisition, Android owners might be seeing the Skyfire web browser on their handset before too long.  Kolbysoft, the makers of the popular Steel browser, were just purchased by Skyfire for an undisclosed sum.  For those of you not in the know, Skyfire makes it possible to ...

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Opera Mobile Available for Android Distributors

Reported today in the Washington Post, the Norwegian Software company, Opera Software, is now offing a distributor version of Opera Mobile to Android distributors for the first time. This is a new version of Opera Mobile that is built on a cross-platform UI to give operators and OEM’s the ...

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Dolphin Browser Adds Multitouch Support for Droid

If you’re a Droid owner, you’ll want to check out the recently updated Dolphin browser.  After hanging out in the Android Market for a few months, the web browser just picked up a few enhancements, most notably, multitouch support.  Since Droid does allow for multitouch in third ...

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Android Version of Opera Mobile on the Way

Browser alternative Opera Mobile has been well received by Windows Mobile and Symbian users for quite some time now. Although it hasn’t been released for Android just yet, it is on the roadmap.  Yes, we have Opera Mini, but we don’t have the full version. Yes, we are working on an ...

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Android Bits & Bytes

Today marks the start of another semi-regular series of posts.  Called “Android Bits & Bytes”, it will be a quick bullet point list of items we didn’t cover earlier in the week. Think of it as Page 2, leftovers, remnants, etc. Maybe it was due to time, maybe it was ...

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