Category: Opera

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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MSN (Windows Live) Chat in Opera

By | August 9, 2010 | 20 Comments

MSN (Windows Live) Chat in OperaOne of the my.opera.com users has written a tutorial that enables you to chat with your MSN contacts using a built-in Opera IRC client.

1. Go to Tools > Mail and Chat Accounts
2. Pick Chat (IRC)
3. Enter account details (use your Windows Live email)
4. When asked for server name, enter: im.sixxs.net
5. You should now see a tab called “&bitlbee”. Select it and type: register yourpassword
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IE9 Platform Preview 4 Beats Safari 5, Acid3 95/100

By | August 5, 2010 | 13 Comments

IE9 Platform Preview 4 Beats Safari 5, Acid3 95/100In what appears to be the final platform preview of Internet Explorer 9, IE Team has highlighted a bunch of improvements that were made during the course of its development.

In the previous versions, JavaScript engine (codename: Chakra) was working as a separate component. Starting from IE9 Platform Preview 4, it is now integrated into IE core itself boosting overall JS performance.
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July, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari Share Up; Firefox, Chrome – Down

By | August 3, 2010 | 16 Comments

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.

Internet Explorer market share went up from 60.32% to 60.74% (0.42 point increase), reaching March, 2010 level.
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Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

By | August 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, August 2nd

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Leaked IE9 Screenshots: Download Manager, Speed Dial
Earlier this week, Microsoft has confirmed Internet Explorer 9 Public Beta launch for September.

Firefox 4 Beta 2 Released
Mozilla has recently announced the availability of Firefox 4 Beta 2 web browser which can be downloaded…
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Opera Mini Served 1 Billion Page Views per Day

By | July 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera Mini Served 1 Billion Page Views per DayYesterday Opera Software has announced that on July 25, 2010, Opera Mini users have generated more than 1 billion page views.

Over the last few years, Opera Mini grew significantly, processing just about 100 million page views in June 2008, it now serves more than 910 million pages per day.

“Crossing one billion pages views in a day is further proof that people desire the best Internet experience, no matter where they live or what device they use.” said Jon von Tetzchner, the co-founder of Opera Software.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

By | July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 26th

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Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser
Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest…

Firefox 3.6.8 Released
Recently Mozilla has released one more update for Firefox 3.6.x branch web browser that fixes 1 bug.

Mozilla Bumps Cash Rewards for Security Vulnerabilities Reports
In what appears to be a great benefit for Firefox users, Mozilla has recently bumped its cash rewards salary from mere $500 to $3000.
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