The Norwegian browser maker seeks to improve its penetration and profitability under new ownership.
While the Cooper started selling in 1959, Mini didn't become a brand in its own right until 1969. It became part of BMW in 2000, where it remains to this day. Currently, the automaker produces several variations of bright-eyed small cars, including hatchbacks, wagons, convertibles and crossovers.
The latest version for the mobile browser adds a new High compression mode that minimises data expenditure without affecting the page display.
The browser's update adds a refined menu, a private-browsing mode, and a scalable interface that allows for support on tablets and smartphones.
The mobile browser now has the third largest user base of any app, behind WhatsApp and Facebook.
Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.
The Opera browser will let you surf the web from the smartwatch and has finger-friendly features that should work well on smaller screens.
The Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha phones will now run Opera Mini fresh from the factory, while existing users will be encouraged to upgrade.
The mobile browser from Opera gets a new revamped UI and another compression mode to help people on capped data plans or slow networks.
Watch as Chrome, Safari, and Opera Mini are put through their paces in a real-world mobile-browser speed test.
Sure, the browser whose popularity began in the pre-iPhone era is threatened by Safari and Chrome. But its usage continues to grow steadily.