Opera continues updating the "Mini" version of its mobile browser for Android phones with some noticeable tweaks and enhancements.
The Wednesday release of Opera Mini 5.1 for Android brings sundry features such as setting Opera Mini as the default browser, and seeing the entire screen when you switch to full-screen mode.
The best addition is that Opera Mini can save your session within an hour of starting it, if the browser accidentally closes while working in the background. This is a similar provision to the session restore in Opera Mini for the iPhone.
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Right in time for back-to-school shopping considerations, Dell has updated its popular Inspiron series of laptops with a new design, and new configurations to boot. Covering a wide variety of CPU levels (Pentium up to Core i5) and prices (mid-$400 up to nearly $1000), the Inspiron R can be either a budget or higher-end laptop depending on what's put into it. To split the difference, we reviewed two of the more midrange offerings, one 14-inch, the other 15-inch.
Both Inspiron Rs we reviewed feature Intel Core i3 CPUs, but with slightly different price configurations. At $779, our Dell … Read more
You think you know what a minefield is, but define it as Mozilla does. Each night, the Firefox team produces a series of tweaks that may one day become the next version of its popular Firefox browser. Numerous tiny iterations, even daily adjustments, aren't anything surprising in the software development world, until you remember that Firefox is an open-source Web browser which has daily progress anyone can track, and which nightly builds anyone can download.
Considering Firefox's now-widespread use, there is enough risk with instability that for even the die-hard enthusiasts in the Firefox development community, there's … Read more