Category: Opera

Opera 10.70 Expands Sync Capabilities

By | August 20, 2010 | 9 Comments

Opera 10.70 Expands Sync CapabilitiesThe latest weekly build of Opera 10.70 web browser (please note: this is not the final version) now includes ability to synchronize content blocker settings.

With Opera Link technology, users can use same speed dials, bookmarks, personal bar settings*, search engines, notes* and history* across different computers or even mobile phones.

* not available on mobile phones

Want to know more about Opera Link? Check the following post.

Thanks to Mark Gillespie for the news tip.

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Even Google Knows It (Pic)

By | August 19, 2010 | 11 Comments

Worst Browser

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Why Should You Use Opera Mini? (Pic)

By | August 19, 2010 | 6 Comments

Why Should You Use Opera Mini?

Download Opera Mini.

Via Dilbert and Choose Opera.

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6 of the Worst Web Browser Features

By | August 19, 2010 | 55 Comments

There comes a time when browser developers decide to implement a specific feature or do things in certain way that may cripple user experience.

So, lets dig into this mess and find out, what these things actually are.

Internet Explorer: Connecting

Internet Explorer: Connecting
Turns out, such simple task as opening new tab, can also become a headache. If you’ve been using Internet Explorer 7/8, then infamous “Connecting…” message is already wired into your brain.
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Enable Google Search Suggestions in Opera

By | August 18, 2010 | 26 Comments

Enable Google Search Suggestions in OperaAs you might know, Opera 10.60 brings support for search suggestions. However, it currently works for Bing and Wikipedia only.

Fortunately, you can now enable such suggestions for Google as well. Here is how:

1. Open search.ini file from your profile directory (if you have issues finding such file, type opera:about for some file paths).
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 17th

By | August 17, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 17th

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Internet Explorer 9 Launching on September 15th
IE team has just announced the launch of Internet Explorer 9 Beta that will take place in San Francisco on September 15th.

Firefox 4 Beta 3, Now with Multi Touch
Mozilla has just released the Beta 3 of Firefox web browser that enables multi-touch…
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A List of Web Browser Ad-Blockers

By | August 13, 2010 | 10 Comments

A List of Web Browser Ad-BlockersDid you know that there are over 30 ad block plugins and extensions for the top 5 web browsers?

Well, now you do.

AdBlockList.com (as the domain name suggests) is a web site that lists a ton of ad blockers for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari web browsers. Great resource, if you are interested in such tools.

Thanks to Nox for the news tip.

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Are Opera Users the Most Valuable?

By | August 12, 2010 | 76 Comments

Are Opera Users the Most Valuable?Thanks to Sarah from Infolinks, we have received an exclusive study (that will be published in the official Infolinks Metrics Center sometime next week) on browser users behavior.

About the study
By using data from over 30 000 publishers that generated over 40 million banner impressions, Infolinks monitored Click Through Rate (CTR) and Cost Per Thousand (CPM) ratios to find out, which browser users tend to click/view ads more often.
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Download Opera 10.61

By | August 12, 2010 | 4 Comments

Download Opera 10.61Although Opera 10.61 has not been officially released yet, you may still grab it from Opera’s FTP servers.

The following release includes 3 security related fixes, a couple of user interface changes and other modifications.

For a complete list of changes, visit the following page.

Update: It’s now officially available and can be downloaded here.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

By | August 9, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 9th

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July, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox, Chrome – Down
As we enter August, it is time to yet again, check the latest market share numbers.

U.K. Government Refuses to Ditch IE6
Back in February, 2010, the online petition was filled urging British government to dump a 9 year old web browser.
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