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A better mobile browser | Mobile Learning


With the desktop browser market fiercely competed by Microsoft Explorer and Firefox, Opera have designed and implemented the best web browsers around for mobile devices. The interface of the free Opera Mini 2.0 , designed for mobile phones, is simple, intuitive and makes the best use of the small screen size to present information. Opera also make a version of their browser for PDAs and smartphones called “ Opera Mobile &# – which is a commercial product costing US$29.

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The Continued Growth of the Mobile Web

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Recent numbers from Opera are showing massive growth of the mobile web. Through statistics gathered from their popular mobile web browser Opera Mini , it appears that we are finally beginning to see mobile access to the Internet as a viable option for teachers and for students. I currently use Opera Mini on my Blackberry and see it as a viable option for web browsing from a mobile device.

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Access your PC from your mobile | Mobile Learning


Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Access your PC from your mobile 28 09 2006 A new free service called SoonR allows mobile phones equipped with the Opera Mobile web browser to securely access PC files, Outlook data (including emails), and talk using VOIP.

Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List

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Opera Reports Explosive Mobile Web Growth Worldwide : Another R ead W rite W eb article. This one links to and summarizes a report by Opera, the maker of the Opera, Opera Mobile and Opera Mini web browsers, on the explosive growth of mobile web browsing worldwide.

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June Hot List: Mobile Learning Content Community

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Here is the monthly top ten list for from June. Enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

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The Best eBook Platforms for the Post-Readium Era


We also had the Readium Chrome Application and support for Firefox, Opera, Safari, and Microsoft Edge. To the shock of many loyal Readium users around the world, Google recently announced that it is planning to discontinue the use of Readium soon.

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Mobile Web Grows – But User’s Can Find it Tough

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Safari on the iPhone and Opera do better, but they are still not ideal for mobile users. According to this report from MediaPost (a web site devoted to advertising and mobility) mobile web usage continues to grow, which we knew. However, the report also goes on to talk about the frustrations many users experience with the mobile web. You can see the actual stats cited from Nielsen here.

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Maths and Science mobisite for “SmartLearners”

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For the full experience, view it from a mobile phone using Opera Mini , although it should display in most phone browsers. Vanesh Gokal is Principal at Burnwood Secondary School in Durban, and a Maths and Physical Science teacher. He is also passionate about mlearning. In his own words: “Our learners are mostly from disadvantaged backgrounds, including informal settlements. Hence mobile learning through cellphones (which they all have) is very necessary.&#.

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A quick look at the WapEduc m-learning solution

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The whole system seems to be laid out for smaller displays and when testing on my SonyEricsson old Opera browser it still looked good. In a recent press release, the French-based company Sarl WapEduc has announced that they will lead an e-learning project in Senegal. According to Philippe Steger, who leads WapEduc, over 1′100 lessons and questionnaires will help 100 students from Dakar in their pursuit of a high school degree.

Opera 40 Script to Detect iPhone and Blackberry

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For example, I am using Opera Mobile on my Blackberry Pearl. With a Blackberry, the browser detect in the first script should work, however, Opera Mobile reformats the page automatically and thus, the script shouldnt be needed.

When a Mobile Device Becomes a Digital Lifeline

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Using Opera Mini to browse the Internet, check my board email, read through my feeds in Google Reader or to write blog posts (like this one). As of this writing, I have spent 2 weeks as and administrator and would like to reflect on how my mobile device has kept me connected to my digital spaces and my PLN.

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Making Content on Small Devices Look Great

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Yesterday, I found a great article on the Opera Developer's Forum about making the best use of a mobile device's screen. Life has been quite busy lately, other than some major development projects, we are piloting a program to send quality tips to cell phones of reps in various types of call centers. Sadly, this has meant neglecting my writing. Making Small Devices Look Great Snip: In this article "device" means a small, mobile unit such as a smart phone or PDA. Top 10 Freeware Apps for M-Learning- from mLearning @edublogs

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Opera Mobile web browser for J2ME (Java) Mobile phones: Usable on most mobile phones and some PDAs, Opera Mobile is the best mobile web browser I’ve ever used on any mobile platform. If you’re deploying mobile web content, encourage your users to try Opera Mobile.

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Just Another Mobile Phone Blog: St. Marys City Schools In Ohio, Verizon Wireless And GoKnow! Bring Wireless Technology To The Classroom

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My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 | Mashed Articles

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I had a great data plan, my google maps and mail, Opera browser and my slovoed French dictionary. Home Policy RSS Mashed Articles When articles speak for themselves « Howto Read CHM (compiled HTML) file in Ubuntu / debian Linux My Top Ten Mobile Learning Tools 2009 admin, 19 August 2009, No comments Categories: Information Technology , Learning (No Ratings Yet) Loading. Earlier this year I ditched my Nokia N73 for an iPhone.

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What really fits on those tiny cell phone screens? | Tom's Two Cents

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Here is a simulator for the Opera cell phone browser: [link] Random Thoughts mobile phone Comments (0) Trackbacks (0) Leave a comment Trackback No comments yet. Tom’s Two Cents Learning should be personal Home Contact Resume Curriculum Vitae Switcher Home > Random Thoughts > What really fits on those tiny cell phone screens? What really fits on those tiny cell phone screens?

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Exploring Educational Technology

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Exploring Educational Technology Front Page About Multimedia Photos Files 2009 MLearning Projects Overview June 19, 2009 · Leave a Comment The projects are guided and supported by weekly “technology sessions” (Communities of Practice, or COP) facilitated by a ‘technology steward’ (Wenger et al.,

MASHe » Blog Archive » Mobile Learning: Some resources, tools and statistics

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Opera Online Mobile simulator mobiReady mobile site testing tool Educate iPhone/iPod Touch App – Calendar/timetabling, attendance and grade marking database, stopwatch, voice recorder, images, reference area, link to Moodle Ever wondered what devices students are carrying around with them?

Reading the signs | Work, Learn, Play

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At one point talk was that one-minute daily soap operas would become NTT Docomo’s killer mobile phone application though I don’t think the Japanese have gotten quite that far yet. Work, Learn, Play Notes on people, information & learning Home About This Blog Hosted by.

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Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad? | Mobile Learning


It should not matter whether people browse your Web pages using Netscape, Explorer, Opera, Lynx, WebTV, NetPhonic’s Web-On-Call, Mobile Telephones, or Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs, or palmtops, the little computers with screens the size of a credit card). Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Least (Lowest) Common Denominator is Bad?