Category: Opera Software

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, April 18th

By | April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 18th

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Mozilla and Opera Mock Microsoft’s Native HTML5 Claims

By | April 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

Mozilla And Opera Mock Microsoft's Native HTML5 ClaimsIt looks like not everyone is digging the native HTML5 marketing claims from the software giant.

With the launch of Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 1, Microsoft had to say the following:

Web sites and HTML5 run best when they run natively, on a browser optimized for the operating system on your device. We built IE9 from the ground up for HTML5 and for Windows to deliver the most native HTML5 experience and the best Web experience on Windows. The only native experience of the Web of HTML5 today is on Windows 7 with IE9.

Mozilla’s former director of Firefox, Mike Beltzner, was quick to respond, ridiculing the term on Bugzilla, the company’s bug tracking database.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, April 11th

By | April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 11th

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Opera Turbocharges Opera Turbo

By | April 11, 2011 | 12 Comments

Opera Turbocharged

Now here is something for the cheerleaders.

Web site compression technology, Opera Turbo, has just received a significant upgrade which will certainly improve your browsing experience.

Thanks to WebP compression, JPEG images not only do look better now but also take less time to load (see picture above).
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The Story of Opera Employee

By | April 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Story of Opera EmployeeIf you are up for some reading, then here is something to check out.

Lawrence Eng, the former employee of Opera Software, has shared his story on what it was like to work for the company whose products are used by millions of people worldwide and how challenging can it be to actually create such software when each individual is different.

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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, April Fools Edition

By | April 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 4th

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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 28th

By | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 28th

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Opera Mobile for Windows Mobile Discontinued

By | March 22, 2011 | 4 Comments

Opera Mobile for Windows Mobile Discontinued

Today is a sad day for all Windows Mobile 6.5 and 6 users, as Opera Software has decided to drop WinMo OS support and has no plans to release any new browser versions in the future.

According to Dag Olav Norem post, there were no new devices launched for quite some time and OS market share is shrinking fast.

As a result, Windows Mobile can no longer supply Opera Software with the revenue potential that would justify further investment.

Download Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11

By | March 22, 2011 | 10 Comments

As promised, Opera Software has released quite a few new versions of Opera Mini and Opera Mobile web browsers that include an enhanced user interface, session restore support and more.

Opera Mobile 11 is now available for Android, Symbian/S60, Maemo, MeeGo and Windows (not Windows Phone or Windows Mobile) platforms as well as Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mini 4.3 for J2ME devices.
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Opera Mobile for Windows Phone 7

By | March 17, 2011 | 6 Comments

Opera for Windows Phone 7With the announcement of upcoming Opera Mobile 11 and Opera Mini 6 releases, Norwegian browser maker has also revealed that Windows Phone 7 will be receiving its own version of Opera as well (dubbed Opera Mobile).

“In our lineup, all players are equally important–we leave no device behind. Our small and clever pieces of software will give you a 5-star experience, no matter what hardware you prefer”, said Lars Boilesen, the CEO of Opera Software.

Next week should be pretty exciting.

Update: It looks like it might be coming to Windows 7 tablets instead.