Category: Opera Software

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.
… Opera Software will never forget that its main focus is the user. Continue Reading

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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Daniel Goldman Leaves Opera Software

By | March 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

The Technical Evangelist, Daniel Goldman decided to leave Opera Software and focus on something else, “work on something new” as he said. He’s been working in Opera Software for more than 1 year (past 1 year and a half) and always helped me with lot; from Opera related stuff to web design and coding. Thanks Daniel, best of luck for you and your new projects.

After working the past year and a half with some very talented people, I’ve decided to leave Opera and work on something new.

Read his post.

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Opera Software 2007 Q4 Results

By | March 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Software 2007 Q4 ResultsIt’s about time to check “Opera Software” finances. Earlier today 2007 Q4 results were posted.
If you are interested in 58 pages presentation, feel free to download it from here.

4Q 2007 highlights

  • Shipments of Opera Mobile: 10.4 million in 4Q
  • 8 new mobile phones include Opera Mobile pre-installed
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    Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search Deal

    By | March 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Official Yahoo! Response to Opera and Google Mobile Search DealSome time ago Opera and Google made a mobile search deal (read more about it here). Haavard from my.opera.com found Yahoo! response to this deal on news.yahoo.com

    I’m just wondering….
    Was it really Yahoo! who has decided to cancel this deal? Anyone from Opera team would like to comment maybe? :-) Continue Reading

    Google and Opera in Partnership (Mobile)

    By | February 27, 2008 | 3 Comments

    Google, OperaGoogle was and still is a default search engine in Opera web browser for about 7 years. Today Opera Software announced that since March 1, 2008, Google will be set as a default search engine in their mobile products as well, Opera Mini and Opera Mobile.
    Before Google and Opera mobile search partnership, default search engine was set to Yahoo! Search and some time ago Google was removed at all. Continue Reading

    Opera Browser – 12 Year History (Video)

    By | February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Haven’t seen some good videos regarding web browsers long time ago. This one is just great.

    Watch video.

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