Category: Opera

November, 2011: Google Chrome Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | December 2, 2011 | 51 Comments

With just one month left before the end of 2011, it’s time to check the latest stats for the browsers market share.

Falling below 50% last time, Internet Explorer is now down from 49.58% to 48.95% (0.63 point decrease).
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Backup Your Browser Data: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

By | December 1, 2011 | 12 Comments

Browsers Backup: FavBackup 2.1.2 Released

Good news, we have just released a new version of FavBackup for you to play with. No major changes, just additional web browser versions support.

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- Added Google Chrome 16 Support
- Added Firefox 7 and Firefox 8 Support
- Added Opera 11.60 Support

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Download Opera 11.60 Beta

By | November 10, 2011 | 58 Comments

Download Opera 11.60 Beta

Less than a week after releasing the first Opera 11.60 Build, Norwegian browser maker has finished things up and already released the very first Beta.

As we mentioned earlier, Opera 11.60 includes all the Opera 12 Alpha features minus the hardware acceleration.
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First Opera 11.60 Build Goes Live

By | November 5, 2011 | 71 Comments

First Opera 11.60 Build Goes Live

Instead of assigning all the resources to continue the Opera 12 development, it looks like Norwegian browser maker has decided to take a different route and will be releasing Opera 11.60 (codenamed “Tunny” (meaning Tuna)), before that.
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Internet Explorer Falls Below 50% Market Share Mark

By | November 2, 2011 | 52 Comments


Months and months after the continuous Internet Explorer’s market share decline, Microsoft’s web browser has finally breached the 50% mark and now sits at the 49.58%, down from 50.97% (1.39 point decrease).
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Nokia Ditches Opera Web Browser

By | October 28, 2011 | 21 Comments

Nokia Ditches Opera Web Browser

Will use its own creation instead.

Nokia, the largest handset manufacturer in the world, is known to use the Opera Mini web browser in some of its products. However, things are about to change as with the launch of four new Series 40 devices, Nokia has decided to use its own web browser instead.
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Opera To Release A Hybrid Web Browser

By | October 24, 2011 | 12 Comments

In order to end the continuous user confusion and strengthen its position in the Android market, Opera Software will ditch both Opera Mini and Opera Mobile web browsers in favor of a hybrid option, according to the company officials.

Up until now, users had to decide, go with the Opera Mini and let its servers handle web pages rendering or chose a traditional approach and install Opera Mobile, which transfers such tasks to the consumer device.
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Opera Denies SVG Patch Accusations

By | October 20, 2011 | 13 Comments

Opera Denies SVG Patch AccusationsWith the release of Opera 11.52, Norwegian browser maker has fixed a security vulnerability, which enabled hackers to execute the arbitrary code through the SVG font manipulation.

There is one issue though, José A. Vázquez, security researcher from Spain has made this exploit public 10 days ago, putting Opera users at risk.
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Opera 11.52 Security Update Released

By | October 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Opera 11.52 Security Update ReleasedToday, Opera Software has released its second security and stability update for the Opera 11.5 web browser.

The key driver for today’s release comes from the former security vulnerability, which allowed the arbitrary code execution when hackers manipulated fonts in SVG.

Furthermore, Opera 11.52 includes few other fixes, one being a crash when downloading via BitTorrent while another one caused web browser to freeze when adjusting volume on a YouTube HTML5 Video.

If you prefer to download update manually, please visit the following page. As for other users, they will be prompted to upgrade upon web browser launch.

Opera Mini 6.5 And Opera Mobile 11.5 Hits The Streets

By | October 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

Opera Mini 6.5 And Opera Mobile 11.5 Hits The StreetsBrings data usage reports and other goodies.

Opera Software, the Norwegian browser maker, has recently released an update for both Opera Mini and Opera Mobile web browsers.

According to the company report, Android only updates now include a “Data Usage” view, which (when Opera Turbo, a web page compression technology, is enabled) allows users to see their bandwidth savings.
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