Opera launches its new Chromium-based browser for Android

There’s a new version of the Opera mobile web browser for Android, and as expected it’s the first version to drop Opera’s Presto rendering engine and use Google’s Chromium foundation. In other words, you should have no problems opening web pages and web apps designed for Chrome or most Webkit browsers. Opera’s Webkit-based browser for […]

Google forks Webkit, introduces Blink rendering engine for Chrome (and Opera)

Google has been using the open source Webkit rendering engine to power its Chrome web browser and Chrome OS operating system since day one. But that’s about to change. The company has announced plans to develop its own rendering engine called Blink. It’s based on Webkit, but as development continues, it will likely start to […]