Category: Opera

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 17 vs. Firefox 10 vs. Opera 11.60

By | March 1, 2012 | 20 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) vs. Google Chrome 17 vs. Firefox 10 vs. Opera 11.60

With the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, guys at Neowin have managed to benchmark the latest version of IE10, which is Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 5, running in both desktop and Metro modes.

What’s the difference between IE10 Metro and Desktop? IE Metro (aka Immersive web browser) uses the 64 bit libraries by default.

Tested browsers
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Opera Submits Other People Apps Without Permission

By | February 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Opera Submits Other People Apps Without Permission

As spotted by Engadget, Handster, the Opera Software owned app store, has decided to go ahead and submit its competitor’s web browser, Dolphin HD, to the BlackBerry’s App World. The worst part?

According to MoboTap, a company behind Dolphin HD, they had no idea that their web browser was available in the BlackBerry’s App World. In addition to that, they never authorized such submission and are currently working to fix the mess, which was caused by Handster.
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Download Opera Mobile 12 And Opera Mini Next

By | February 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Opera Mobile 12 And Opera Mini Next

With the release of Google Chrome web browser for Android, it looks like Opera has been cooking a couple of surprises of their own.

First in the list is Opera Mobile 12, which has a plateau of new features, including a Ragnarök HTML5 parser that should improve the overall sites compatibility and bring better web apps to the table. Following other mobile browsers, Opera Mobile 12 for Android now also includes a WebGL support, a feature originally seen in Firefox Mobile in early 2011. What else is new?
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Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

By | February 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Opera Mobile And Opera Mini For Windows Phone 7

Even though Opera Software has not released the official version of Opera Mobile or Opera Mini for the Windows Phone, it did not stop XDA developers from publishing one of their own.

How does it work?
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Opera Link For Windows Phone 7

By | February 22, 2012 | 4 Comments

Opera Link For Windows Phone 7While other web browser developers are yet to jump into the Windows Phone bandwagon, Martin Rauscher went ahead and published a WP7 app, which, thanks to Opera’s Link API, allows you to access your Bookmarks, Notes and Speed Dial from a variety of different Opera browsers, including:

Opera Desktop
Opera Mobile
Opera Mini
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Opera Buys 2 Additional Ad Networks

By | February 16, 2012 | 11 Comments

Opera Buys 2 Additional Ad NetworksBack in January of 2010, Opera Software has acquired“AdMarvel”, a mobile advertising startup valued at around $8 million.

Fast forward to this year and it looks like Opera has decided to expand its mobile advertising portfolio by buying two additional mobile ad networks.
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Google’s Chrome Market Share Declines For The First Time, Firefox’s Drops Below 20%

By | February 1, 2012 | 26 Comments


New Year brings big changes.

It’s February already as we look at the January’s browsers marker share numbers. As it turns out, there were few substantial differences for major vendors.

For the first time since eternity, Internet Explorer has actually increased its share from 47.76% to 48.16% (0.4 point jump). Is IE cool again?
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Over 1000 Opera Extensions

By | January 27, 2012 | 30 Comments

Over 1000 Opera Extensions

Slightly more than a year after announcing extensions, Opera’s add-ons directory has just surpassed the 1000 mark and is slowly edging towards the next milestone.

In addition to such announcement, Aleksander Aas, community manager at Opera Software, has unveiled that the new Opera’s API’s and features (as you might expect) are in development as well.

Unfortunately, no further details were revealed

Visit Opera Extensions home page.

Download Opera 11.61

By | January 24, 2012 | 7 Comments

Download Opera 11.61While we wait for the Beta release of Opera 12, here is something to cheer you up: an update for the 11.6x branch.

As with every minor browser release, Opera 11.61 includes a variety of stability, security and usability fixes, that are always welcomed.

Although it’s been officially announced, it looks like there are some issues with at least one of the mirrors, which does not yet have the latest version uploaded.
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Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

By | January 9, 2012 | 32 Comments

Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

With the Firefox 10, Opera 12 and Internet Explorer 10 releases just around the corner, guys from TomsHardware have decided to test the latest stable builds of the top 5 web browsers on both Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion.

How did your favorite web browser perform? Let’s find out.
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