Category: Opera

IE8 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Opera 11.6 vs. Safari 5.1

By | April 23, 2012 | 14 Comments

IE8 vs. Google Chrome 18 vs. Firefox 11 vs. Opera 11.6 vs. Safari 5.1

Windows XP edition.

Despite very positive Windows 7 reviews, it still remains the #2 operating system, right behind everyone’s beloved Windows XP. And although trend favors Windows 7, it does not mean that the XP users should be left behind. Since Internet Explorer 9 won’t run on this OS, guys at TomsHardware have decided to test IE8 against the top 4 web browsers.
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Opera 12 Beta Is Almost Here

By | April 20, 2012 | 63 Comments

Opera 12 Beta Is Almost Here

Since the very first alpha release of Opera 12, developers were busy fixing bugs and adding new features.

Recently, Norwegian browser maker has included a camera support in one of its pre-beta release, which, according to our readers, should boost Opera’s HTML5 score by 20 points. However, this is not yet enough to reclaim the number one spot from Maxthon.
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Horrible Opera Scrolling Performance? No Fix In Sight

By | April 17, 2012 | 34 Comments

Horrible Opera Scrolling Performance? No Fix In SightIf you’ve been experiencing lag while scrolling various web pages (especially if surfing them with a zoom level higher than 100%), there we have some good and bad news for you.

The good news is that according to one of the reddit users, “Opera is bad at scrolling pages with elements that have the position:fixed property.”
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Maxthon, A New King Of HTML5

By | April 16, 2012 | 19 Comments

Maxthon 3.3

If you’ve ever thought that Maxthon is just a peace of UI on top of a rendering engine, then you were wrong.

Thanks to their continuous effort to drive web standards, Maxthon has been recently added to the HTML5Test and as you might have guessed from the title, they took the lead.
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If Web Browsers Were Guns

By | April 11, 2012 | 20 Comments

For people who are allergic to Internet cats, here is another take: if web browsers were guns.
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If Web Browsers Were Cats

By | April 11, 2012 | 9 Comments

Surprisingly, with dozens of “if” takes around the blogosphere, no one has ever though about comparing web browsers to cats, up until now… Your dreams have finally come true, guys.
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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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