Opera Mini 3.0 out now
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 8:24:46 AM
The beta period is over, Opera Mini 3.0 is now available for download, almost as an early birthday present for me. If you have a Java MIDP-capable mobile phone, this is the application you should have installed. Opera Mini gives you access to the full web on almost all mobile phones, at least the ones with Java and data support, and not just a small subset as some seem to prefer.
Among the new features in version 3.0 is that it can use an secure connection when communicating with the Opera Mini server, which makes it a lot harder to eavesdrop, and the support for web feeds.
Even though my mobile phone came with Opera Mobile pre-installed, I often use Opera Mini as well, the two complement each other beautifully. Now, if I could only figure out how to disable the extreme paranoia mode on it, which requires me to actively allow Opera Mini to connect to the Internet every time. I have found the setting to disallow it every time, but that wasn't quite what I was looking for…