Category: Opera

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 30, 2011 | 21 Comments

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5Now here is a new benchmark for you to talk about: power consumption.

Turns out, Microsoft optimized Internet Explorer 9 not only for the performance but also for your wallet and productivity.

According to IE Blog, when it comes to power consumption, IE9 and Firefox 4 are the browsers to die for.

Want some good news? Just by using Internet Explorer 9 over Opera 11 you can have an extra hour of the battery life on your laptop!
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Hate When This Happens (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Via: Reddit

Why Opera Is My Default Web Browser

By | March 29, 2011 | 47 Comments

Why Opera Is My Default Web Browser

Even though I have written a plenty of what someone might call “Opera bashing” articles, the truth is: it’s my default web browser and have been so ever since version 7.

So what could possibly make me choose Opera over any other web browser? A couple of things.

Customization

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The History of Web Browsers (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 64 Comments

From the dark ages to this day.
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Opera: Show Full Address Bar and Hide Web Button

By | March 29, 2011 | 3 Comments

Opera: Show Full Address Bar and Hide Web Button

Now here is something what I have just discovered: turns out, you can “disable” the big Web button near the address bar.

All you have to do is right click on it and check “Show Full Web Address”.

Opera: Show Full Address Bar and Hide Web Button

Job done.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 28th

By | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 28th

FavBrowser.com

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CrashIE.com Is a Scam

By | March 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

CrahsIE.com Is a ScamUses illegitimate methods to promote other web browsers.

Crash IE is a tricky little web site which is designed to crash Internet Explorer. Turns out, it’s a scam.

If you visit the mentioned page with the latest version of IE9, there is a big chance that your web browser will crash. Visit it with Google Chrome, Opera or Firefox and everything works like a charm.

So what’s the big deal? Here is a thing: change the user agent to IE and every other web browser will crash too! Now isn’t that nice?

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 25, 2011 | 24 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5TomsHardware has posted a nice benchmark and compared some of the most popular web browsers. Unfortunately, Firefox 4 was not included.

Browsers
Google Chrome 10.0.648.134
Firefox 3.6.15
Internet Explorer 9
Opera 11.01 (build 1190) 51
Safari 5.04 (7533.20.27)
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Opera Mobile for Windows Mobile Discontinued

By | March 22, 2011 | 4 Comments

Opera Mobile for Windows Mobile Discontinued

Today is a sad day for all Windows Mobile 6.5 and 6 users, as Opera Software has decided to drop WinMo OS support and has no plans to release any new browser versions in the future.

According to Dag Olav Norem post, there were no new devices launched for quite some time and OS market share is shrinking fast.

As a result, Windows Mobile can no longer supply Opera Software with the revenue potential that would justify further investment.

Download Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11

By | March 22, 2011 | 10 Comments

As promised, Opera Software has released quite a few new versions of Opera Mini and Opera Mobile web browsers that include an enhanced user interface, session restore support and more.

Opera Mobile 11 is now available for Android, Symbian/S60, Maemo, MeeGo and Windows (not Windows Phone or Windows Mobile) platforms as well as Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mini 4.3 for J2ME devices.
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