Category: Opera

Opera Max: Now Available In More Countries

By | October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Max Now Available In More CountriesIncluding all EU states.

Remember Opera Max, the data compression product for Android that was introduced back in early 2014 and the one that was never heard of again?

Well, good news! The guys at Opera Software have decided to roll out Opera Max to even more countries and is now available in the following:
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September, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2014 | 1 Comment


It’s that time of the month again when we take a look at the desktop market share numbers for the month of September.

Kicking things off with Internet Explorer, we’ve seen a small (0.09 point) decrease, from 58.46% to 58.37%
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September, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Android Browser – Up; Safari, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

As always, we start with Apple’s Safari, which (after a small bump) continues its downtrend, this time its market share has decreased by 0.44 point, from 45.07% to 44.63%.
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Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near You

By | October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Comes To The Smartwatch Near YouSamsung Gear S is its name.

Opera Mini, a web browser that is available on a variety of different platforms (including TVs and gaming console(s)) has now conquered another market: smartwatches.

Announced today for the Tizen based Samsung Gear S, Opera Mini 7.5 includes the features that you expect: data savings, Speed Dial, Smart Pages and more.
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Opera 26 Brings Bookmark Sharing

By | September 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opera 26 Brings Bookmark SharingWith the recent Opera Developer Preview update, Norwegian browser maker has included a neat new feature, which allows you to share your bookmarks with your family or friends. However, unlike regular bookmark sharing, this feature gives you an option to share the whole folder, which you might find useful in certain situations.

However, before updating, keep in mind that there are a couple of known bugs including scrolling performances issues inside internal pages.
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Download Opera 25 Beta

By | September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 25 BetaWith bookmarks and more.

Opera Beta, formerly known as Opera Next, has been updated to the version 25 and it finally brings one of the most requested features: bookmarks, and they will be displayed in a speed dial like fashion (thumbnails instead of text).

In addition to that, there’s a new start page, integrated PDF viewer, web notifications, support for H.264 and MP3 and lastly, a Linux build too!

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Disaster Releases: Opera Mini For Windows Phone

By | September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Disaster Releases: Opera Mini For Windows PhoneGood news! Opera has released the Beta version of Opera Mini for the Windows Phone. However, hours after the 0.9 version hit the store (which was sluggish and with the user interface from the Windows Mobile 6.5), Norwegian browser maker made some tweaks and pushed 0.9.0.1. The bad news? It won’t open for quite a few people and is more unstable than the original build.

Ignoring a pretty bad port (yes, it’s Beta although we’d call it Alpha), we are not sure about the version number either, since in the “About” page it says version 7.6.8 yet in the store this number is completely different.
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Download Opera Developer Preview 25 (32 & 64 Bit)

By | September 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Download Opera Developer Preview 25 (32 & 64 Bit)Mac only, for now.

Now here’s something promising. It looks like Opera has started experimenting with the 64 bit builds (at least for Macs) as the latest developer preview build is finally available in both x86 and x86-64 flavors. In addition to that, the H.264 video is now also enabled on Mac (OS X 10.9 only), which should give Apple users another reason to smile.

As far as other (Windows and Linux too) changes go, there is an experimental Speed Dial, which looks quite odd (see the picture below), experimental bookmark sharing (can be enabled with the opera://flags/#bookmarks-sharing flag) and as usual, speed and security improvements.
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August, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari – Up; Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | September 5, 2014 | 2 Comments


After a small blip last time, it looks like Internet Explorer is back to business and is now sitting at the 58.46% % market share mark, up from 58.01% (0.45 point increase).
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August, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser, Opera Mini – Down

By | September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Kicking things of with the usual: Apple’s Safari, which regained some of the lost market share, up from 44.83% to 45.07% (0.24 point increase).
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