The developers of the popular Dolphin Browser HD web browser for Google Android have been beta testing version 5.0 for the past few weeks, and now it’s available as a free download from the Android Market.
Dolphin Browser HD 5.0 removes all advertisements from the user interface. You no longer need to purchase a license to get rid of the ads, although honestly I barely ever noticed the ads in earlier versions anyway.
Other major updates include a new tab page with a “Speed Dial” feature allowing you to see your most visited web sites and to set custom bookmarks for sites you might want to open when you start a new tab. The new tab page also has an “undo” button, which allows you to reopen the last page you closed.
There’s also a new bookmarks sidebar which shows bookmark folders, history, and other settings. The developers also threw in a quick access menu which you can use to bring up settings, gesture controls, and the add-on and theme managers.
The browser also has a new UI design with new colors and a few other changes, and the Dolphin Browser team has thrown in support for two new languages, Dutch and Greek.