Category: Opera

November, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Safari, Chrome – Up; Opera – Down

By | December 4, 2012 | 1 Comment


Yep, it’s that time of the month again.

First on the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which regained some of its lost market share, up from 60.31% to 61.50% (1.19 point increase).
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November, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | December 3, 2012 | 7 Comments


It’s the last month of the year as we check the market share results for November. Were there any surprises? Let’s find out.
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Windows 8 Benchmarks: IE10 vs. Firefox 16 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.1

By | November 21, 2012 | 18 Comments

Windows 8 Benchmarks: IE10 vs. Firefox 16 vs. Google Chrome 23 vs. Opera 12.1With Microsoft publishing a developer preview version of Windows 8 back in 2011, it’s time to find out, which (if any) of the web browser companies actually did their homework and optimized the software for the latest OS.

Web Browsers

Internet Explorer 10
Firefox 16
Google Chrome 23
Opera 12.10
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Download Opera 12.11 (32 And 64 Bit)

By | November 20, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Opera 12.11
If you can find a working mirror.

What’s better than Opera 12.10? Opera 12.11, of course.

Focusing on stability and security improvements, the following build improves the overall Gmail experience, patches SPDY support and fixes a total of two security related vulnerabilities.

That’s pretty much it.
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Opera Launches Unlimited Music Service In Russia

By | November 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

Opera Launches Unlimited Music Service In RussiaFor Windows Phone, Android and iOS (limited functionality).

Now here is something interesting to kickstart your day. In Russia, a country where Opera is especially loved, Norwegian company is launching an unlimited music service.

Priced at 150 rubles per month ($4.75), Windows Phone and Android users will be able to stream and download music from a selection of over 2 million tracks (Russian and non-Russian) while the iPhone and iPad users will be limited to streaming service only. Why? Limited iOS functionality and restrictions are blamed.

[Via TechCrunch]

Download Opera Mini 7.5.1 For Android

By | November 15, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7.5.1 For AndroidIf Opera Mobile is not exactly your cup of tea then there is another option to consider: Opera Mini.

Just recently, Norwegian browser maker has released a small update, which aims to improve the overall user experience. So what’s new? The following build improves NFC support, connection stability as well as offers various stabilization fixes and page layout enhancements. Grab it now.

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Opera Mini 7.5.1 for Android

SkyDrive Sends 2 Million Characters To Firefox And Opera

By | November 12, 2012 | 12 Comments

SkyDrive Sends 2 Million Characters To Firefox And OperaHangs the latter.

Just recently, Opera users started reporting an issue, which caused their browser to become unstable while browsing SkyDrive photos. Now, according to Opera’s Hallvord R. M. Steen, the root cause is Microsoft itself.

As stated in the blog post, SkyDrive suffers from a bug, which sends two million NULL characters during every browsing session that results in a 100% CPU usage.
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Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8

By | November 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

Concept: Opera Mobile For Windows Phone 8Makes you want more.

Earlier this year we talked about the Google Chrome web browser running on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system. Now, guys at PocketPC made another render but this time it’s Opera.

Interestingly enough, it has some neat ideas, such as: dynamically updated live tiles (see video below for a cheesy demo) with news from Opera’s portal, speed dial thumbnbails that match those of WP8 start screen and more.
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Download Opera 12.10 Final

By | November 6, 2012 | 17 Comments

Download Opera 12.10 FinalThe stablest Opera build yet.

After a total of 4 release candidate builds, Norwegian browser maker has just released the final build of the Opera 12.10.

So how exactly will it improve your experience? Thanks to features like pre-fetched DNS (so domain name system look up is performed on mouse over) and SPDY (check preliminary benchmark results here), users should see a nice performance increase, especially when browsing Gmail, Twitter and other, SPDY enabled sites.
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October, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox Slides Below The 20% Mark

By | November 5, 2012 | 2 Comments


Hey, it’s that time of the month again as we kick off the week with the new data from the NetApplications.

Starting with the Internet Explorer, it looks like Microsoft’s market share is slowly edging higher, up from 53.63% to 54.13 (0.5 point increase).
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