Category: Opera

Opera 10.52 for Windows and Mac Released

By | April 27, 2010 | 37 Comments

Opera 10.52 for Windows and Mac Released
Today Opera Software has released an update for Opera 10.5x series web browser for both, Windows and Mac operating systems.

Bug fixes since 10.51
Fixed a crash on closing tab with PDF plugin
Fixed issues with pages never stop loading
Fixed issues with caching
Fixed an issue with opening email attachments
… and more

According to 10.5x roadmap, Linux version should be released by the end of May.

Download.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

By | April 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Ichann, mabdul, Nox and Oliver for links.

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What Will the Browser Look Like in 5 Years?

By | April 23, 2010 | 45 Comments

O’Reilly Radar has posted a short interview with Opera’s Chief Standards Officer, Charles McCathieNevile about web browsers future, cloud computing as well as devices like tablet PCs and mobile phones.

Read.

Thanks to mabdul for this.

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How to Remove Opera O Menu Icon?

By | April 21, 2010 | 5 Comments

Here is a quick and painless way to disable/hide Opera menu icon:

Right click on Opera interface: Customize > Appearance > Toolbars
While Appearance window is still open, click on Opera Menu icon (it should highlight it)
Set toolbar placement to “Off”

How to Remove Opera O Menu Icon?

Job done.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for this.

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Opera Mods and Additions

By | April 20, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mods and AdditionsHere’s something useful. Extend Opera is a site, where you can download and share various modifications and additions for Opera web browser.

Tweaks are divided into the following categories:
Buttons, Bookmarklets & Macros
User CSS
Keyboard setup
Menu setup
Mouse setup
Other
User Javascript
Toolbar setup

As of today, it has about 100 contributions and list appears to be growing.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for this.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

By | April 19, 2010 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

Thanks to Blake Sening, mabdul, Nox and Rohan Gharia for links.

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March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – Down

By | April 19, 2010 | 14 Comments

March, 2010 – Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Goes Up; IE – DownInternet Explorer slowly nears 60% market share mark. This time it went down from 61.58 to 60.65, 0.93 point decrease.

In March, Firefox managed to increase its market share by 0.29 point, moving up from 24.23% to 24.52%.

Google Chrome continues to grow steadily; 0.52 point increase this time, up from 5.61% to 6.13%. Continue Reading

Fix Opera and YouTube.com Issue

By | April 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

If you get “Old Flash? Go upgrade!” message in Opera, while trying to watch YouTube.com videos, try this solution:

Go to:
Help > Check for Updates

After you done that, new browser.js file will be loaded to your browser and shall fix this issue.

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YouTube is Broken in Opera?

By | April 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

Numerous users are starting to report an issue with YouTube and Opera web browser. For some reason, it’s not possible to view any videos, as the following message appears (even though, you have the latest version of Flash Player installed):

YouTube is Broken in Opera

It looks like this bug affects Opera only, as videos play fine in other web browsers.

Thanks to Sebastian Kraus for the news tip.

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100 Million Opera Users

By | April 14, 2010 | 14 Comments

100 Million Opera Users
After tripling it’s downloads more than a month ago, Opera Software has announced, that company has now more than 100 million active users worldwide, using Opera Mini and Opera Desktop web browsers.

“Opera’s record growth shows that we are on the right track, and that as user needs grow, we are growing right along with them,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.

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