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Opera Mini adds data usage meter, predictive typing

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By Jesse Hollington

Social Media & Software Editor, iLounge
Published: Thursday, November 3, 2011
News Categories: Apps + Games

Opera Software has released an update to Opera Mini its alternative web browser for iOS devices. Opera Mini 6.5 adds support for predictive typing, including domain suggests and auto-correct and also now allows users to instantly bookmark URLs by starring them in the URL field. The new version also adds a data usage meter to show users how much data they are saving by using Opera’s bandwidth-optimized proxy servers rather than connecting to sites directly. Additional enhancements include the ability to conduct searches directly from the address bar, share pages via e-mail and improvements to text selection and web page compression. Opera Mini 6.5 is a universal app and is available from the App Store as a free download.

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