Category: Opera

Opera Mini Disappears From The Windows Phone Store

By | July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Disappears From The Windows Phone Store Yes, again.

We are not exactly sure what is going on with either Microsoft or Opera but it looks like Opera Mini has disappeared again from the Windows Phone store, for a third time this year.

The good news? Opera Software is aware of the issue and are working with Microsoft to fix it.

Personally, we’d love to know exactly why this keeps happening.

June, 2015 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome – Up, Android Browser, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just like every month, it’s time to reveal the mobile market share data for June from the NetApplications.

After quite a few months of drops, Safari is ready to fight back and is up by 1.99 point, from 39.67% to 41.66%.
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June, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up, Internet Explorer – Down

By | July 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

It’s getting hot out there but the web browser news must go on, and today we look at the latest market share data from the NetApplications.
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Opera Developer 32 Now Supports Netflix

By | July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Developer 32 Now Supports NetflixIncludes other changes.

If you are using Opera to watch Netflix then here is something to brighten up your day. According to the recent blog post, Opera 32 will finally support Netflix properly, thanks to the Widevine plug-in, which should be automatically installed when you visit the Netflix website.

As far as other (and broader audience) changes go, previous Opera developer release has also introduced the bookmarks tree view, allowing you to easily organize and manage bookmarks in any way you like.
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Opera 32 Dev Brings Animated Themes (Video)

By | June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera 32 Animated ThemesAnd other changes.

Today, Norwegian browser maker has released the very first Opera 32 build (Developer Preview) and it includes at least one interesting new feature: animated themes.

So what animated themes do is impose a looped video instead of a static background, which is displayed in Speed Dial, Bookmarks, Discover and pretty much every other page. However, while it does sound and look cool, animated backgrounds are really distracting and it’s probably not something that you will continue using. Here is a video demo for you:
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Opera 31 Beta Released

By | June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera 31 Beta ReleasedGrab it now.

After Opera 30 was recently released to the stable channel, here comes the next contender: Opera 31 Beta, which aims to refine rather than to change the overall browsing experience.

As a result, Opera 31 features a lot of under the hood changes, with the promise to speed up web browser on slower computers (and hard drives). For example: the multiple reads and writes of the same data during web browser start have been eliminated, improving both speed and efficiency. In addition to that, guys at Opera Software have implemented a DLL preloading technique, which too should reduce the time it takes to access the hard drive.
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Opera 30 Final Released

By | June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 30 FinalDownload it now.

If you prefer stability over features and always upgrade to stable builds only then here’s a nice treat for you: a final release of Opera 30, with many new features and improvements.

So what exactly should you try?

- A tab cycler, which allows you to quickly switch between different tabs (can be triggered by clicking a downward arrow at the top right corner).

- Sidebar extensions. Despite the fact that Windows 8 pretty much failed utilizing apps as “sidebar” helpers” (we are talking about the snap view), especially when it was a fixed size solution only, it looks like Opera has borrowed the idea and is trying to make it useful.
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Opera Coming To Windows 10

By | June 11, 2015 | 2 Comments

Opera Coming To Windows 10Could become the universal app.

Recently, Norwegian browser maker has ditched the Beta tag for its Opera Mini build on Windows Phone. Now, it looks like the company is also planing to release a build for Windows 10.

When exactly? The only time frame that they provided was “later this year” and it is unknown whether or not it will be ready before Windows 10 hits the streets.
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Exclusive Interview With Jon Von Tetzchner

By | June 5, 2015 | 5 Comments

Exclusive Interview With Jon Von Tetzchner

Jon Von Tetzchner, the founder and former CEO of Opera Software, has recently launched his own web browser (Vivaldi) and to celebrate this very occasion, we got you an exclusive interview.

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May, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Safari – Down

By | June 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Here comes the desktop.

After revealing the browser market share numbers on mobile, it’s time to finish it off with a fresh set of desktop data from the Net Applications.
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