Category: Opera

Battery Life: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Opera 11.6

By | April 3, 2012 | 22 Comments

Battery Life: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Opera 11.6

Back in 2009 we have published an article on battery life, where Internet Explorer 8 pretty much dominated other web browsers; now, it’s time for a rematch.

By comparing top 5 web browsers battery life on a HP Pavillion laptop, 7tutorials found out the following…
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March, 2012: Internet Explorer’s Share Up; Everyone’s Else – Down

By | April 2, 2012 | 6 Comments


Although there were no mind blowing browser releases last month, it does not mean that the user base will remain the same and as the title says, it’s all about Microsoft this time.

Whether it’s a result of clever ads or Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Internet Explorer has regained 0.9 point of its market share, up from 48.92% to 49.82%.
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Download Opera 11.62

By | March 27, 2012 | 9 Comments

Download Opera 11.62With the release of new pre-beta snapshots of Opera 12 in 32 and 64 bit flavors, Norwegian browser maker went ahead and published the final build of Opera 11.62 as well.

In addition to 5 security related fixes, the following version also includes a handful of user interface and mail related fixes.

Although it’s not exciting as the final build of Opera 12, which we hope to see sooner than later, with the finished development of Opera 11.62, it’s likely that Opera Software will now focus solely on the v12 build and that’s the good news.
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Opera 12: 64-bit Builds Are Here

By | March 27, 2012 | 11 Comments

Opera 12: 64-bit Builds Are HereBrings out of process plugins to the masses.

Good news everyone, it looks like from now on, Opera will be publishing both 64 and 32 bit builds of their desktop web browser.

According to the blog post, the latest Opera 12 pre-beta build includes a support for HTML5 drag and drop, CSS3 animations and most importantly, the 64 bit build of Opera 12 has everyone’s requested feature: the out of process plugins.
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Windows Phone 8 Web Browser Pops Up In HTML5 Benchmarks

By | March 26, 2012 | 5 Comments

Windows Phone 8 Web Browser Pops Up In HTML5 Benchmarks

Can’t beat Opera or Firefox Mobile.

Continuing the development of Internet Explorer 10 for the Windows Phone 8, (which is set to be a very different game) Microsoft’s web browsers has popped up in the recent HTML5 test results and as of now, they are not that impressive.
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Google Chrome, Firefox To Have A Metro Version For Windows 8

By | March 14, 2012 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome, Firefox To Have A Metro Version For Windows 8

Opera looking into it.

Although it was previously known that Firefox will include a Metro like UI, the team behind Mozilla’s web browser only recently started the development. However, turns out, Google is also developing a Google Chrome Metro version, which will be available for the Windows 8 consumers.
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Tips: Opera, Load Flash, Java On Click

By | March 13, 2012 | 8 Comments

Tips: Opera, Load Flash, Java On ClickIf you don’t want the Flash or Java content to be loaded when you visit web sites, here is a simple trick, which will load plug-ins on demand (aka when you click on the content).

- Go to Preferences (CTRL+F12) > Advanced > Content
- Check “Enable plug-ins only on demand”
- Save settings

[Thanks, Sjano]

February, 2012: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox – Down

By | March 7, 2012 | 10 Comments


After last month’s interesting results, it’s time to see how did the February turned out for your favorite web browser.

For the second month in a row, Internet Explorer continues to increase its market share and is now up by 0.76 point, from 48.16% to 48.92%.
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Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Opera 12

By | March 5, 2012 | 28 Comments

Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Opera 12After the previous benchmark results that tested the latest stable versions of web browsers, people expressed their interest in the beta or alpha build results as well. Well, today is your lucky day, folks.

Tested web browsers

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) Platform Preview
Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) Metro Platform Preview
Google Chrome 18 Beta
Firefox 11 Beta 5
Opera 12 Alpha
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Tips: Opera 12, Enable Favicons

By | March 5, 2012 | 3 Comments

Tips: Opera 12, Enable Favicons

As you might know (and hate), Opera has favions turned off by default, which makes you rely on text instead of pictures and boy does that take time… As the majority of designers will tell you, it’s a perfect example on what not to do.

Thankfully, with the latest Opera 12 build, you can finally turn on favicons and enjoy the colorful experience.

Here is how:
Open the following URL.
Set and restart.

That’s it.