Enjoy faster videos, and data saving on the new Chrome for Android

Chrome mobile app for Android incognito mode

Web video is very popular these days. Already there are billions of hours in video content on sites like, Facebook, YouTube, etc, and people mostly consume this from their mobile devices. To help the situation, Chrome for Android has just received an update that helps to speed up video streaming while saving you data. The new Chrome 52 on Android, is improved for speed and power efficiency. This ensures better playback and faster load times – saving your battery juice. According to their blogpost, video also now works with the…

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You can now download videos on Opera Mini

download videos on Opera Mini

Videos are getting popular these days. In recent times, the advent of YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram has rapidly increased our consumption of videos. Opera has taken the cue to introduce the ability to download videos directly from their mobile app. You can now download videos on Opera Mini. That way, you can watch the video whenever you want, even if you have no internet connection. What Video Websites Are Supported? We don’t have all the details yet except a generic statement from Opera that you can download videos “from some top…

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Opera Mini for Android gets higher data compression and more

Our favorite browser on Android, Opera Mini has just received an update, and the most notable feature is a new data compression setting. We all know when we put ON data compression in Opera Mini, the page is slightly distorted. Sometimes too, the images appear smaller than they normally would.   Early reports hint that the trend has changed. Setting it to ‘High’ will preserve the details of your webpage while saving you data. On the other hand, Setting it to “Extreme” is there when all you want is to save…

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Which is your favorite mobile browser and why?

Most of us here, if not all of us use smartphones. The major use of a smartphone is to browse the internet and have access to our favorite websites on the move. There are thousands of browsers available in our app stores, but which one (s) is (are) the most outstanding for you. Below is a list of my favorite browsers and why I use them- according to order of prefrence Opera Mini: This has been my first go to browser any day anytime. Infact, right from the first day…

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Have MTN Nigeria and Opera Mini been annoying the hell out of you too?

You open your browser, click on the address bar and type in a website. Link tries to load and redirects to Web Pass Store page (see screenshot below). Click ‘Remind me later’, page refreshes. Click ‘Continue browsing’, you see a page full of ads. Go back, re input your web address, same Web Pass Store appears. Do same two times more and your page finally opens. This has been the recent issue with Opera Mini users especially on MTN network. You try to visit a website and you find yourself…

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Google Chrome for Android crosses the 1 billion download mark

Chrome mobile app for Android incognito mode

Google’s default browser Google Chrome for Android has just crossed the 1 billion downloads mark. This is an incredible feat owning to the fact that it’s not pre-installed on all Android devices. This has made it the 12th app to cross this mark following after Google Hangouts in 11th place. Please note that this numbers indicates 1 billion installs and not that it will be found in 1 billion Android devices. Loading…

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This is how much data Chrome mobile browser can help you save

Did you know that Chrome mobile browser has a feature that helps you save data? The browser has the capability to compress browsing data pretty much like Opera Mini browser does. The screenshot above gives you a good idea of how much data you can save by using the Data Saver feature. 32% savings is significant. Add it all up over a month or a year and you will be amazed at how much savings you have made. The figures above are for a few days of usage here on…

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