Category: Opera

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.

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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