With the release of Opera 11.50, Norwegian browser maker has introduced a new, Google Chrome like skin, which was a part of the â€śFeatherweightâ€ť project. As explained back then, the â€śgoal has been to make Opera as light, bright and user-friendly as possibleâ€”without sacrificing power or flexibilityâ€ť
So what happened next? Long story short, he left the company in mid-2011 to work for the Norwegian tabloid Dagbladet.
Yes, we will finally post this.
With a release of new web browser builds, including Chrome 20 and Firefox 13, guys at the TomsHardware have yet again dome a good job ad benchmarking all of them.
Who will win? Check the results below to find out.
Follows Google Chrome and Firefox.
If youâ€™ve been craving for the Opera release that supports SPDY, you are up for a nice treat as this is exactly what has happened.
Although itâ€™s not yet integrated into their weekly builds, itâ€™s still better than nothing and offers a sneak peak of what could possibly become a part of the upcoming Opera 12.50 release.
Click here to learn more about SPDY and download the mentioned Opera Labs build.
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Just when Facebook decided to replace Google Chrome and recommend Opera instead, it looks like Blogger did the opposite.
As first noticed by Bob Leggitt on June 27th, not only have they ditched the support for Opera but will also keep you asking to download Google Chrome over and over again. Ed Bott, one of the ZDNet editors has summed it up like this, â€śThis is how monopolies work. If you use Opera to create or edit posts on Google’s Blogger network, you’ll see a nagging message. And you’ll keep seeing those nags until you switch to Chrome.”
Continues with its fish codenames.
Now here is something to be excited about: the next release of the Opera web browser, codenamed “Marlin”.
Just today, Norwegian browser maker has revealed the very first build of Opera 12.50, which is still in the alpha/pre-alpha state. However, it does not mean that there are no new features for you to play with and although we expect to see more in the next few months, here is what you will see as of now:
Well, here is an interesting turn of events, a somewhat inverted market share data.
Instead of focusing on the user experience and eliminating the useless 2 year release cycle, IE team has decided to fire more ads instead. Certainly, even great ads have their limits and as shown above, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.05% to 54.02% (0.03 point decrease).
With the release of Opera 12, Norwegian browser maker has included a much needed, â€śDo Not Trackâ€ť, feature, which, although can be ignored by some sites, can be enabled via:
- Preferences > Advanced
- Open â€śSecurityâ€ť tab and check “Ask websites not to track me”
Hit OK and enjoy the artificial feeling of better privacy.
Includes dramatic improvements.
After announcing that something big is coming, Mozilla has revealed the 14th version of the Firefox Mobile web browser for the Android devices.
According to the official blog post, Firefox 14 Mobile has significant performance improvements in many different areas, ranging from startup to page load times.
Just after the Opera 12 release.
Charles McCathieNevile (or Chaals), the CSO of the Opera Software and the guy who have worked at W3C for more than 6 years, will be leaving the company.
There is no official statement yet from the Chaals himself, however, we have just received the following email: