Category: Opera

Opera Downloads Triples, Ballot Screen to “Blame”?

By | March 4, 2010 | 18 Comments

Opera Downloads Triples, Ballot Screen to According to Rolf Assev, Opera’s chief strategy officer, desktop browser downloads has tripled in some of the countries, since the launch of ballot screen.

Although Opera 10.50 Final was released at the time of ballot screen debut (1 day difference), he added: “We compared the downloads against previous launches, such as Opera 10.0, 10.10 and 9.5, and the tripling is above what we would normally expect with a new version launch”.

Waiting for download numbers…

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Weekly Browsers Recap, March 1st

By | March 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 1st

Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.

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Opera 10.50, the Evolution of Performance

By | March 2, 2010 | 28 Comments

One of our readers, Daniel Hendrycks has spent quite some time benchmarking all the weekly/nightly builds of Opera 10.50 web browser, to give you a glimpse, on how its performance has evolved.

Opera 10.50, Evolution of Performance Continue Reading

Opera 10.50 Final Released

By | March 2, 2010 | 88 Comments

Opera 10.50 Final Released
Just as expected, today Opera Software has released the final version of Opera 10.50 for Windows, with Mac and Linux versions soon to follow.

In case you don’t know yet, Opera 10.50 has received a significant performance boost, thanks to their new JavaScript and rendering engines. Updated look and new features are also in the package.

What’s new?
Better integration with the Windows operating system
Opera “O” tab and menu Continue Reading

Opera 10.50 RC Released

By | February 28, 2010 | 22 Comments

Opera 10.50 RC ReleasedIt appears that Opera is really pushing for Opera 10.50 Final release (more on that in the upcoming article), as Opera 10.50 RC has been just released, few days after Beta 2; and just like Beta 2, this build is Windows only release.

Besides bug fixes and continuous stabilization, release candidate received a new feature, which allows to seek through video that is not yet completelly downloaded.

Download:
Windows MSI / Windows Classic

Thanks to MarkG for news tip.

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Opera 10.50 Beta 2 Released

By | February 25, 2010 | 47 Comments

Opera 10.50 Beta 2 ReleasedOne more Opera 10.50 Beta has been released by Opera Software, as company continues to stabilize and improve web browser.

Highlights (changelog)
Skin work, and tweaked styling of internal pages (opera:* and error pages)
Improved opera:config
Improved overlay authentication dialogs to avoid spoofing Continue Reading

Opera Software Q4 2009 Financial Results

By | February 24, 2010 | 7 Comments

Opera Software Q4 2009 Financial ResultsEarlier this week, Opera Software has revealed their Q4 2009 financial results. Some of the highlights are:

Opera Mobile: 47 new models in 2009, shipments of 4.2 million.
Opera Mini: 172 new models in 2009

Opera Desktop: Users up 37% since 4Q08 (up 11% vs3Q09)
• Revenue up 20% (up 37% on constant currency basis)
• Successful launch of Opera 10 and 10.10
• Users up 125% since 4Q07 to approximately 46 million in December 2009 Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 22nd

By | February 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 22nd

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, mabdul and Nox for links.

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Opera Mini for iPhone Demo Video

By | February 21, 2010 | 6 Comments

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Opera Product Analyst Talks iPhone App

By | February 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

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