Opera Mobile 12 hits Android, Symbian, Opera Mini 7 for iOS

Opera Mobile 12

Opera has released a major update to is web browser for Android and Symbian, as well as a minor update to its iOS web browser. Opera Mobile 12 for Android and Symbian includes a wide range of support for improved HTML5 features, with the Android version getting the lion’s share of new features. Among other things, Opera Mobile 12 for Android can now allow websites… Read more »

Opera web browsers updated for iOS, BlackBerry, S60, and even MeeGo

Opera Mini 6.5 for iOS

Opera launched new versions of its mobile web browsers for pretty much every mobile operating system imaginable today… except Android. And that’s only because the Android apps received the same update a few weeks ago. But if you’re using iOS, BlackBerry, S60, or J2ME you can grab Opera Mini 6.5 for your device. Opera Mobile 11.5 is also available for S60. And MeeGo users can check out… Read more »

Nimbuzz launches PC app — lets you make free voice, video calls to phones

Nimbuzz for Mac

Nimbuzz offers mobile apps that let you chat with or make free calls to other Nimbuzz users, or cheap calls to phone numbers. The iPhone app supports video calls, while you can also make voice-only calls from the Nimbuzz Android and Symbian apps. Now the company has also  launched a PC app for Mac or Windows which means you can place a call from a desktop… Read more »

Microsoft Office apps coming to Symbian smartphones

Microsoft Apps for Symbian

Symbian’s days may be numbered, but Nokia has promised to continue supporting the operating system through 2016, even as it gets ready to start releasing smartphones with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 in the future. But apparently the partnership between the two companies isn’t a one-way street. Microsoft has also developed software that could make Symbian a heck of a lot more useful soon. Starting soon… Read more »

Nokia releases Symbian Anna for select phones

Symbian Anna

Sure, the Symbian operating system is on its way out. But if you’ve already got a Nokia C6-01, C7, E7, or N8 you can now download the latest version of the doomed mobile operating system to breathe a little new life into your device while we wait for Nokia to chuck to Symbian to the side and start selling phones with Windows Phone 7. The… Read more »

Nokia to go all-Windows Phone 7 in the US (no more Symbian, feature phones)

Nokia N8

Nokia will start offering smartphones running Windows Phone 7 in the US and other markets later this year. But for the next year or two the company will continue to offer phones running the Symbian operating system as well as cheaper “feature phones” with web browsing, chat, and other internet apps — it just won’t offer them in the US. All Things D reports that… Read more »

GetJar free app store surpasses 2 billion total downloads

  App store GetJar has announced that it’s garnered over 2 billion total downloads. GetJar sports a large catalog of free applications for pretty much every smartphone platform except iOS, including BlackBerry, webOS, Android, Symbian, and even HTML5 web apps. GetJar offers more than 150,000 apps in total, and the company has managed to score a few Android exclusives. The company’s app store was the first to… Read more »

Tethered jailbreak already available for iOS 5 beta 4

redsn0w 0.9.8b4

  The iPhone Dev Team has released a software update which you can use to jailbreak an iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 5 beta 4. Apple released the latest beta version of its upcoming mobile operating system to developers yesterday. Redsn0w 0.9.8b4 is available for Mac or Windows. In order to jailbreak your device you’ll need to connect your iPhone or iPod to a… Read more »