Category: Opera

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 12th

By | April 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 12th

Opera Not Happy with Ballot Screen

By | April 6, 2010 | 63 Comments

Opera Software has reported a possible problem to European Union and Microsoft, where in rare cases; ballot screen would be hidden by Internet Explorer configuration windows.

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Opera Mini Makes Big Money

By | March 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mini Makes Big MoneyIn the recent report, released by Opera Software, company claims that mobile browser Opera Mini generates about $1.2 billion/year in revenue for operators worldwide, thanks to its data compression technology.

“In February 2010, people browsing with Opera Mini (in the top 10 countries according to unique users) spent approximately 103.8 million dollars. That figure translates to approximately 1.2 billion dollars per year.”

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Opera Mini Submitted to Apple App Store

By | March 24, 2010 | 0 Comments

Good news, Opera Software has finished Opera Mini for the iPhone and submitted it to Apple’s App Store.

What happens next? We sit and wait. While doing just that, you can try guessing approximate application approval date and win an iPhone!

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Ichann and Justas Gervinskas for the news tip.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, March 23rd

By | March 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 23rd

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for links.

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Opera 10.51 Receives a Performance Boost

By | March 22, 2010 | 32 Comments

When it comes to minor upgrades, you usually expect bug fixes and minor performance improvements. Well, this time it’s different.
Opera 10.51 Receives a Performance Boost

With the release of Opera 10.51, company managed to increase its browser performance by up to 27% (according to Peacekeeper benchmark results). Furthermore, fixed a lot of bugs and made other improvements. Just like in earlier release announcements, this version is available for Windows users only.

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Thanks to effzee and Daniel Hendrycks for the news tip.

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Opera’s Browser Ballot Screen Results

By | March 18, 2010 | 20 Comments

According to Opera Software, more than a half of web browser downloads from Europe is a direct result of Ballot Screen launch.

This confirms that when users are given a real choice on how they choose the most important piece of software on their computer, the browser, they will try out alternatives,” said Håkon Wium Lie, CTO of Opera Software.

Company has also shared the following statistics: Continue Reading

Opera Mini 5 and Opera Mobile 10 Released

By | March 16, 2010 | 5 Comments


Opera Software has just released the final versions of Opera Mini 5 and Opera Mobile 10 web browsers.

Both builds have gone through a lot of changes since previous release; received a major make over and new features, such as: wands, tabbed browsing, download manager and Opera link.

As for Opera Mini, team recommends running it on devices with a 320 x 240 or higher display resolution.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, March 15th

By | March 15, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 15th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Dels, mabdul, nobody and Nox for links.

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February, 2010 – Google Chrome, Opera Mini Share Goes Up; Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | March 15, 2010 | 4 Comments

February, 2010 - Google Chrome, Opera Mini Share Goes Up; Firefox, Safari, Opera - Down.Time to check February browser market share results.

Internet Explorer continues its downfall saga; as market share fell from 62.12% to 61.58% (0.54 points decrease).

For a fourth month in a row, Firefox is losing its market share as well. This time it has decreased by 0.2 points, moving down from 24.43% to 24.23%.

Another month, another gain for Chrome. In February, this browser market share increased by 0.39 points, as it went up from 5.22% to 5.61%. Continue Reading