Category: Opera

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

By | November 2, 2012 | 2 Comments


Join us as we take a look at the latest market share numbers from October.

It looks like the new iPhone and continuous iPad sales did not have a huge impact on the market. In fact, the latest data shows that Safari lost 3.7 points of its share, down from 64.01% to 60.31%.
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Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And Ipad

By | October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Opera Mini 7.0.5 For The Iphone And IpadWith the recent release of IOS 6, Opera Software has announced the availability of the new update for its Opera Mini web browser for both iPhone and iPad.

So what can you expect from this build? In addition to various bug fixes and performance improvements, the following release also includes a support for IOS 4.2 as well as integration with IOS 6 Facebook framework.

That’s pretty much it.
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Opera Software Q3 2012 Financial Results

By | October 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

Opera Software Q3 2012 Financial ResultsAnd the numbers are in.

As we await for the next wave of Opera products, here is something to keep you busy: financial results for the third quarter of the 2012.

Spoiler alert: they are doing well.

Financial Highlights
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Opera 12.2 Final Coming Early Next Year?

By | October 25, 2012 | 2 Comments

Opera 12.2 Final Coming Early Next Year?Not pleased with the user growth.

During yesterday’s Q&A with the investors, Opera’s management has shared some details about its prospects going forward and how will it affect future revenue.

According to the keynote, they are not pleased with the desktop growth and although Opera is keeping up in the key markets like Russia, there is no excitement anywhere else.
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Opera: How To Restore Destroyed Bookmarks

By | October 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

Opera: How To Restore Destroyed BookmarksDid Opera just overwrote all your bookmarks? Not all is lost, yet.

Today, due to my mistake and a possible bug in the latest build of the Opera 12.2 (Build: 1627), I have lost all my bookmarks, ranging from 2004 till this day.

Now, although I had a backup, the recently changed location of the Opera bookmarks file (I’ve moved it to another drive), it did not include the data. Needless to say, I wasn’t very happy.

How did this happen?
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Download Opera Mobile 12.1 For Android

By | October 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Download Opera Mobile 12.1 For AndroidBrings features from the Opera 12.1 Desktop.

Today is a good day for all the Android users out there as Norwegian software maker has just released an updated version of its Opera Mobile web browser.

Tagged as version 12.1, the following build introduces quite a few new features, including:
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