Category: Opera

Latest Opera 12 Build “Squashes” The Position:Fixed Bug

By | May 24, 2012 | 9 Comments

Latest Opera 12 Build “Squashes” Position:Fixed BugRC on the way.

Good news everyone, the latest build of the Opera 12 (Beta) web browser includes a partial fix for the position:fixed bug, which bothered people for quite some time.

What do we mean by a “partial fix”? Well, they made some adjustments and optimizations to improve the overall user experience. However, you might still notice scrolling issues on some of the web sites, such as Facebook or TheVerge. Still, it’s a great start and we are eager to see further enhancements.
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3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3

By | May 17, 2012 | 26 Comments

The 3 Main Issues With Maxthon 3If you’ve been following FavBrowser for a while, then you will know that we like Maxthon quite a lot. It does a lot of things right, however, there are still some flaws that can ruin your experience, especially if you are as judgmental as we are.

So what are those flaws?

1. Clunky Speed Dial
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Is Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

By | May 16, 2012 | 13 Comments

Opera Metro For Windows 8 In Development? Windows Phone 8 Version Planned

Don’t get too excited, speculations and rumors.

Now here is something to kick start your day. As you might know, Windows Phone 7.5 does not have a native code kit (NDK), which limits your choice to IE and IE based web browsers.
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Download Opera 11.64

By | May 11, 2012 | 25 Comments

Download Opera 11.64

Well, here is something to cheer you up; Opera Software has recently released a minor update for its Opera web browser, which includes a couple of stability improvements but most importantly, a security fix that prevents hackers from executing the arbitrary code.

There is not much else to say, really, just a small update to improve user experience,
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Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

By | May 10, 2012 | 31 Comments

Mozilla Blames Microsoft, Says They Block Other Browsers

Forgets about the iPad.

Here is some drama for a Thursday night. In the tablet market where Apple pretty much dominates it with a healthy 90% market share mark (in terms of shipments), Mozilla decided to complain about no other than Microsoft, which, according to them, will not allow other browsers than IE to run in the Windows Classic mode on an ARM based, Windows RT OS.
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Opera Mini Invades Bada OS

By | May 9, 2012 | 3 Comments

Opera Mini Comes To Bada OS

After the tremendous amount of requests, it looks like Bada, the operating system from Samsung, fans got what they wanted as Opera Software has recently announced the availability of the Opera Mini for the Sammys platform.

Just like you would expect, Opera Mini 6.5.11 made no sacrifices as it includes same and well know features, such as: a Speed Dial, data savings report, visual tabs and more.

You can download it from the SamsungApps web page.

Earn More Than $100 / Hour With Opera

By | May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Earn More Than $100 / Hour With Opera

Writers required.

In case hunting security flaws in Google Chrome is not exactly your cup of tea, then here is another way to earn some cash: articles.
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Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

By | May 4, 2012 | 14 Comments

Opera Software Q1 2012 Financial Results

Just today, Opera Software has released its first quarter results for this year and as seen in the slides below, the following year was quite good for the Norwegian browser maker.

Financial Highlights

- Total revenue (MUSD): 46.9 (1Q12) vs. 36.7 (1Q11)
- Opera Mini users: 31.1 million in March 2012, vs. 13.6m in March 2011, up 129%
- 168.8m users of Opera Mini in March
- 270 million+ people using Opera browsers every month
- Mobile Consumer revenue up 253%+ in 1Q12 vs. 1Q11
- Mobile Publishers & Advertisers revenue up 303% in 1Q12 vs. 1Q11
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Internet Explorer Crosses The 50% Market Share Mark, Again

By | May 1, 2012 | 25 Comments


Back in November, 2011, we have reported that the Internet Explorer web browser has fallen below the 50% market share mark.

Now, it looks like the software giant has something to celebrate as according to the latest numbers, it’s back at 50%, up from 49.82% (0.18 point increase).
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Full Hardware Acceleration Coming To Opera 13?

By | April 27, 2012 | 67 Comments

Full Hardware Acceleration Coming To Opera 13?

As you might know, the Beta version of Opera 12 has hardware acceleration (tagged as “experimental”) and WebGL disabled by default.

Although some of you might have expected to see the HWA in action in the Final version of Opera 12, it looks like this isn’t exactly the case. According to Opera’s Community Manager, Aleksander Aas, Opera 12 Final will not have hardware acceleration enabled by default.
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