Opera Mini 9 hits the AppStore with Video Boost

Opera Mini 9

Opera Software unveiled a new version of its popular Opera Mini web browser, which is now better than ever. The main new feature is called Video Boost that will compress and optimize videos to make sure you don’t overspend your megabytes on a data plan. “This is the first time video optimization has been integrated…

Nokia HERE Maps beta comes to all Android devices

Nokia HERE for Android

After launching its HERE Maps app for select Samsung smartphones, Nokia is doing the same for the entire Android community, parts of which have already tried cramming the application on their non-Samsung devices. Nokia wants to “manage” this process, hence it’s out with a version of the app that should work across the board. For…

Facebook’s $19 billion WhatsApp Purchase is Complete

WhatsApp hits half a billion active users milestone

Facebook’s WhatsApp deal has been approved to the tune of $19 billion U.S. dollars. The deal was approved by the European Union late last week, and was quickly finalized over the weekend. WhatsApp’s co-founder and CEO Jan Koum will take his place in Facebook’s Board of Directors. This deal has been in the works since earlier…

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