Category: Opera Software

StumbleUpon for Safari, Opera and Others

By | January 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are using Safari, Opera or any other web browser which doesn’t support official StumbeUpon toolbar, don’t worry yet. There are few tools with less, same and even more functionalities that are officially supported in the toolbar.

Here are some tips on how to get use the toolbar. They will work independently of the OS:

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Only the 4.13% Of the Web Is Standards Compliant

By | January 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

Only the 4.13% of the web is standards-compliant

According to a study made by Metadata Analysis and Mining Application (MAMA), a tool created by Opera that crawls the web and indexes the markup and scripting data from approximately 3.5 million pages.

Some of the most relevant parts of the study are:
• About 35% of all web sites use Adobe Flash.
• XMLHttpRequest (AJAX) scripting mechanism is used by only 3.2%
• CSS is used in the 80% of the web sites.
• Javascript is used in 75% of them.
• Using the W3C validation tools, shows that 4.13% are valid, which only 50% using the validation badge are valid.

Read the complete article at arstechnica.com

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Opera Financials, Q3 2008

By | December 2, 2008 | 2 Comments

Opera Software has released its third quarter financial results.

Main highlights:

Mobile:
58 new phones with Opera pre-installed, including 16 new phones with Opera Mobile and 42 with Opera Mini
Opera Mobile shipments pre-installed: 8 million Continue Reading

Press Releases – Opera

By | August 19, 2008 | 1 Comment

Press Releases - OperaI always wanted to share all the news about web browsers. However, there are plenty of those which are just “too small” to be posted.

So from now on, every few days (or a week) we will have a short brief of some of them.

Jamba and Opera Software integrate premier content into mobile browsers
(Opera links Jamba bookmark to enable faster Web browsing).

Opera is Working on Something Special?

By | August 8, 2008 | 12 Comments

Opera is Working on Something Special?It looks like Opera Software will be launching something quite interesting this year (probably).

As it was said in their latest post:

We are now putting together a crack team of software experts in Linköping, Sweden, that will work on some very exciting new stuff indeed. Of course I can’t tell you exactly what’s being developed in this top-secret Opera base, but its technology that’s able to transform the browser as we know it, using the latest computer hardware to our advantage. Continue Reading

Opera Doesn’t Respect Users (aka Lost Vision)?

By | June 26, 2008 | 15 Comments

Opera Doesn't Respect Users (aka Lost Vision)?Some time ago there were some Mozilla bashing regarding users tracking and disrespect. Well, today I’d like to criticize Opera Software a bit.

Let’s begin with the quote from Opera’s Vision page:

We believe in respect for our users.
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Opera Software Jobs Video

By | May 24, 2008 | 7 Comments

Opera SoftwareSome time ago Opera Software announced that they are offering some job positions again which includes designers and programmers. On Thursday they’ve released a “promo” video which is called “Opera Software Jobs” and can be seen on YouTube. What do you think about it?

Opera Software Reveals “State of the Mobile Web” Data

By | May 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera MiniThis data includes Opera Mini Growth, Transcoded Pages, Consumed Data and other data. Shall we begin?

Opera Mini – the world’s most popular mobile web browser continues its tremendous growth. It’s almost reached 45 000 000 cumulative users per month. Take a look at this graph: Continue Reading

Opera Mobile 9.5 Browser on HTC Touch Diamond

By | May 6, 2008 | 1 Comment

Oslo, Norway – May 6, 2008 – Opera Software today announced that HTC will be shipping a new mobile handset – HTC Touch Diamond – with Opera Mobile 9.5 browser pre-installed.
The HTC Touch Diamond handsets run the Windows Mobile operating system.
With the Opera Mobile browser, the HTC Touch Diamond will offer a rich online experience with access to the full Web.The handsets are expected to ship in 2Q 2008.
Opera Software is paid per unit sold in accordance with the software licensing agreement between Opera and HTC.

Opera Software Home Page
HTC Home Page

HTC Touch Diamond

Opera Mini Now on Google Android

By | April 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Software today announced that Opera Mini mobile web browser for mobile phones is now available on Google Android.

What is Android?

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications.

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