Category: Opera

January, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment


It’s the first report of 2015 so let’s get things going.

Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browsers starts 2015 with a decreased market share, down from 59.11% to 58.18% (0.93 point decrease).
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Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS Released

By | February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 9.2 For IOS ReleasedBrings few new features.

In case you’re rocking the old iPhone or iPod and prefer Opera Mini over regular Opera for handhelds then here is a small update for you, which will make your browsing experience easier.

Among stability and performance improvements there are two new features:

- First is an ability to open a new tab by sliding the tab button up with your finger,
- Second is the refined search bar, which will now keep the keyword in case you want to refine the search
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Opera Mini Republished In The Windows Phone Store

By | February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini Republished On Windows Phone StoreYesterday, we have reported that Opera Mini (Beta) has been unpublished from the Windows Phone store with no official comment from either Opera Software or Microsoft.

Later that day the former issued the tweet, stating that the app was accidentally removed due to some sort of bug in the store itself.

Now, it looks like Opera Mini is back in the Beta form so in case you were unable to download it yesterday, feel free to grab it now.
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Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone Store

By | February 1, 2015 | 5 Comments

Opera Mini Pulled From The Windows Phone StoreIn an interesting trend where quite a few apps have been unpublished from the Windows Phone store, it looks like Opera Mini is next. According to the latest report, the app is no longer available and no one knows why.

Opera Mini for Windows Phone was last updated back in December with an average rating of 2.5 stars, if you try to visit the download link it informs that “This app is no longer published”.
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December, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Netscape Replaces Opera

By | January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments


Now here is something weird to kick start your day.

It looks like Net Applications have stopped reporting Opera in its “Desktop Top Browser Share Trend” and have replaced it with Netscape, which for some weird reason have also managed to increase its market share by 0.05 point in December.
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December, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments


So how did the mobile browsers do in the last month of 2014? Let’s find out.

As always, Safari is first in our list, down from 45.40% to 43.76% (1.64 point decrease).
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RIP Browser Ballot Screen

By | December 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

RIP Browser Ballot Screen Proves to be utterly pointless.

Remember the infamous browser ballot screen? The one that was initiated by the Opera Software in 2009 when it complained to the EU? Then the $731 million fine when Microsoft messed up?

Well, the agreement between both sides has now expired and Microsoft will no longer ask users to pick their web browser.
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Opera Coast 4.0 Released

By | December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Just before Christmas, guys at Opera Software have released the final version of Opera Coast 4.0 for your iPhone or iPad. If you need a reminder on what it is, basically, a new web browser that specializes on gestures with all the bars and buttons eliminated.

So what’s new in this build? A news feed, which can be accessed by swiping down; sharing, a support for Opera Turbo and in case you have iOS 8 installed, a support for Apple’s Handoff technology, allowing you to continue browse where you left off (iPhone > Mac, etc.).
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Download Opera 27 Beta

By | December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Download Opera 27 BetaIf you are up for some beta testing or are hungry for new features then today’s latest release from Opera is what you have been waiting for, and here’s what’s new:

According to Opera, only about 5% of all its users have more than 5 tabs open at the same time, however it did not stop them from implementing an advanced user friendly feature: A tab menu, which can be accessed by clicking the the arrow icon in the right and it will list all your opened tabs!

In addition to that there are also a couple more tweaks and improvements, these are:
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November, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini – Up; Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Down

By | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.
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