Opera opens mobile app store

Summary:The browser maker has launched the Opera Mobile Store, which will stock apps for mobile platforms including Android, BlackBerry and Symbian

Opera has launched its own mobile app store stocking apps that run on various mobile platforms including Android and BlackBerry devices.

In a press statement on Tuesday, the web browser maker said its Opera Mobile Store is accessible to users of its mobile browsers — Opera Mini and Opera Mobile — as well as mobile browsers from other makers. The company also unveiled a portal to help developers publish apps on the new storefront.

Built and delivered using Appia's storefront commerce technology, the app store carries apps that run on mobile platforms in more than 200 countries, including Google Android, Research In Motion's BlackBerry, Nokia Symbian and Java. Opera added that the app store can be customised according to a user's device, operating system, local language and currency.

For more on this ZDNet UK-selected story, see Opera launches mobile appstore on ZDNet Asia.


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Topics: Mobility, Apps

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