Category: Opera

August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

By | September 3, 2010 | 22 Comments

August, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Opera, Internet Explorer – Down

With few major browser releases just around the corner, let’s find out how market share has changed over the past month.

After surprising 2 months market share increase in a row, this time Internet Explorer lost 0.34 of it, down from 60.74% to 60.40%.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

By | August 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 30th

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Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.

Facebook Chat to Stop Supporting IE6
According to Facebook blog post, company will be dropping Internet Explorer 6 support for its chat application…
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Opera Software Q2 2010 Financial Results

By | August 25, 2010 | 141 Comments

Today, Opera Software has reported Q2 2010 financial results. As you will see, results are mixed up, with total revenues down 2% (Q on Q) and 4% when comparing 1H vs 2H. On the other hand, desktop browser revenue has increased by 20-30%.

Opera Software Q2 2010 Financial Results
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 23rd

By | August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 23rd

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The History of Internet Explorer
As Microsoft celebrates the 15th birthday of Internet Explorer, lets dive into the past and see how it all started…

Is Internet Explorer the Modern Times Jesus?
Before we begin… If you are easily offended Christian, just skip this post.
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Steam Software Survey

By | August 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

It looks like Steam survey now also tracks software usage. While it’s just a minority of all Internet users (and all of them are gamers), you can still gather some interesting numbers.

Personally, I was curious about Microsoft Silverlight adoption. Turns out, 1 out of 2 people has actually Silverlight installed. Adobe Flash Player on the other hand dominates the market.

Stats:
Steam Software Survey

For a complete list, visit the following page.

Thanks to nobody and Nox for the news tip!

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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

Bonus
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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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