Chances are you haven’t heard of the Maxthon browser, which has 100 million users. Its maker wants to change that and turn it into the mobile browser of choice.
Opera Mini for Android 7.5 brings a few new touches, including a socially focused Smart Page. But how will it compete with Firefox and Chrome for Android, Yahoo Axis, or Baidu’s new mobile browser?
If you tried to guess which mobile browser was the first one to pass Facebook’s benchmarks, you’d be wrong. Nope, it’s not Firefox for Android, Chrome for Android, or any of the newer mobile browsers we’ve been writing about lately. In fact, it’s only just launched this week.
Editor's Pick Everyone knows it, but few people acknowledge it: Mobile web browsers absolutely suck. Technologists are launching commercial space flights, mapping the human genome, and building flexible computer displays, yet we still haven’t figured out the right way to use a browser on a small device with crap connectivity.
If you’re a Chrome Beta user, you’re in for a treat. Google’s beta version of its proprietary web browser just got an update that lets you view all your open tabs in Chrome across multiple devices.
Continuing its desire for search domination, Google now lets you access recent local business and place searches across all your browsers and mobile devices. The feature was announced on Google’s Inside Search blog Monday.
Skyfire is launching version 4.0 of its popular Android mobile web browser today with a bunch of new features.
Jockeying for control of the so-called third screen is intensifying, now that most people are carrying around a phone with them, and will consume more and more information from them.