Opera has just pushed out an update to its Android app that might land it again on the top list of mobile browsers. Starting with version 20, users can now participate in video chats right from within the browser itself.
Almost everyone these days know about browsing the web, but not all of those are actualy familiar with a web browser. For that subset of web surfers, Mozilla is introducing the Directory Tiles initiative to give them a clue by suggesting sites that have paid to be in the spotlight.
Kik may not be an app we discuss frequently, but it’s one that’s used quite a bit. A new change brings a depth to messaging, and we’re not sure what to make of it. We’re also not sure you’ll know what to make of it, but it’s definitely cool.
One of the things that makes Google Chrome so good are the extensions. Though other browsers like Safari offer the same, nobody can keep pace with Chrome’s library and scope. Recent revelations have shown that Google is gearing up for a potential war of attrition, in which malicious extensions face a brick wall of policy from Google.
Dolphin is once again making an attempt to distance itself from other popular browsers in the mobile space with a new kind of mobile browser. Going beyond the typical private browsing modes offered by others, Dolphin Zero is a browser that puts users' privacy as its topmost priority.
Mozilla has just made a double announcement revolving around the Android version if its popular Firefox web browser. Not only does a new update bring in an improved Home Screen experience but the browser itself has been made available on Android devices powered by Intel chips.
Opera browser for Android has been updated. This latest is currently available by way of the Google Play Store and brings a few changes and tweaks with the highlights dealing with Chromium and Android tablets. Specifically, this latest update has the browser based on Chromium 31 and bringing a new UI for tablets.
To further its efforts to bring its own brand of web browsing experience to more mobile users, Mozilla has partnered with some device manufacturers to put its browser right on their devices by default. In particular, Firefox for Android will be riding on the new Kobo Arc tablets as well as the Gigabyte's upcoming smartphone, the GSmart Simba SX1.
Firefox for Android has an alarming security issue. Developer Sebastian Guerrero Selma has successfully used Firefox to pull data from the storage of an Android device, as well as access the content of privately stored data within the browser.
The latest Firefox for Android update has arrived in the Play Store today. The focus of this update appears to be sharing, however there are also a couple of other items included. As for the sharing improvements, those deal with Quick Share and NFC. Beginning first with the Quick Share feature and users will likely notice this one (thanks to the colorful app icon) in the Firefox Share menu.