Category: Opera

If You Bought A Lenovo, Be Worried

By | February 19, 2015 | 3 Comments

Firefox Users Remain Semi Safe In The Lenovo ScandalGreed 101.

If you have bought a Lenovo laptop this or last year and haven’t heard yet, one of the most successful PC makers has been caught installing adware on a number of machines with reports starting from mid-2014.

Basically, a software called Superfish is injecting third party ads on Google searches. Not only that, it also injects its own certificate, allowing to snoop on secure connections and decrypt them. Just take a look at this screenshot:
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Latest Opera 29 Build Brings Minor UI Tweaks

By | February 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

Latest Opera 29 Build Brings Minor UI TweaksVersion 29.0.1773.0 Developer Preview.

When it comes to changes, visual ones are usually more exciting than the minor new feature ones. And today we have a new release from Opera, which includes the former. The history page was updated to match the overall Opera style, which also means an inclusion of the navigation bar.

In addition to that, you will be able to access your history much faster now as all internal pages (such as Bookmarks, Speed Dial and Discover) now include a button for a quick access.
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Download Opera 29 Developer Preview

By | February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 29 Developer PreviewWith tab sync.

Following the release of Opera 28 Beta, which brings bookmark sync (as well as Mac specific improvements like smaller install packages), Norwegian browser maker has just published the first developer preview build of Opera 29.

As one might guess, the next browser build continues the work on synchronization and now allows you to open the recent tabs from other computers.
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January, 2015 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments


After finding out the desktop market share numbers, let’s do the desktop!

Despite record iPhone sales, Safari continues to go the opposite direction, down from 43.76% to 43.20% (0.56 point decrease).
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January, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment


It’s the first report of 2015 so let’s get things going.

Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browsers starts 2015 with a decreased market share, down from 59.11% to 58.18% (0.93 point decrease).
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Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS Released

By | February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS ReleasedBrings few new features.

In case you’re rocking the old iPhone or iPod and prefer Opera Mini over regular Opera for handhelds then here is a small update for you, which will make your browsing experience easier.

Among stability and performance improvements there are two new features:

- First is an ability to open a new tab by sliding the tab button up with your finger,
- Second is the refined search bar, which will now keep the keyword in case you want to refine the search
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Opera Mini Republished In The Windows Phone Store

By | February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Republished On Windows Phone StoreYesterday, we have reported that Opera Mini (Beta) has been unpublished from the Windows Phone store with no official comment from either Opera Software or Microsoft.

Later that day the former issued the tweet, stating that the app was accidentally removed due to some sort of bug in the store itself.

Now, it looks like Opera Mini is back in the Beta form so in case you were unable to download it yesterday, feel free to grab it now.
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Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone Store

By | February 1, 2015 | 5 Comments

Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone StoreIn an interesting trend where quite a few apps have been unpublished from the Windows Phone store, it looks like Opera Mini is next. According to the latest report, the app is no longer available and no one knows why.

Opera Mini for Windows Phone was last updated back in December with an average rating of 2.5 stars, if you try to visit the download link it informs that “This app is no longer published”.
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December, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Netscape Replaces Opera

By | January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments


Now here is something weird to kick start your day.

It looks like Net Applications have stopped reporting Opera in its “Desktop Top Browser Share Trend” and have replaced it with Netscape, which for some weird reason have also managed to increase its market share by 0.05 point in December.
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December, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments


So how did the mobile browsers do in the last month of 2014? Let’s find out.

As always, Safari is first in our list, down from 45.40% to 43.76% (1.64 point decrease).
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