Category: Opera

Web Browser Add-Ons and Themes for World Cup Fans

By | June 18, 2010 | 3 Comments

Web Browser Add-Ons and Themes for World Cup FansAlthough FIFA world cup has already started, it’s not yet too late to tweak your browser accordingly and get into soccer mood.

Here are few useful extensions for Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera users.

Internet Explorer

World Cup Coverage 2010
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Opera 10.60 Beta Hits the Streets

By | June 16, 2010 | 16 Comments

Opera 10.60 Beta Hits the Streets

Just few days after the recent Opera build, with improved HTML5 features support, Opera Software has released the very first beta of Opera 10.60 web browser.

Version 10.60 introduces speed improvements and few new features, such as:

Smarter Searching
More efficient search with new search suggestions feature (did not work).

HTML5 Features Support
Opera now supports WebM in HTML5 video: a high quality, free and open video format.
You can add location awareness to your web applications to expand the possibilities of what you can offer.
… and more

Download Opera 10.60 Beta.

Thanks to Ichann for the news tip.


Latest Opera Snapshot Receives More HTML5 Features Support

By | June 14, 2010 | 11 Comments

Latest Opera Snapshot Receives More HTML5 Features SupportToday’s Opera browser snapshot (non-stable) has introduced a support of four HTML5 related features, as well as Cross-Document Messaging update.

Those features are:
WebM support for HTML5 video (demo)
HTML5 Offline Web Applications (demo)
Geolocation (not fully implemented in FreeBSD/Linux builds yet) (demo)
Web Workers (demo)

On a side note, Bing is now set as a default Speed Dial search engine. For a complete list of changes, visit the following post.

Download: (use it on your own risk)

Thanks to “narzędzia pneumatyczne” for the news tip.


Track Web Site Changes in IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and More

By | June 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Track Web Site Changes in IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari and More
Now, there are quite a few extensions to track web page changes. Unfortunately, they are made for certain web browsers only.

What’s the solution?
Try It is a simple bookmarking service that will do this for you. Therefore, you will be able to use it on any web browser.

Not ideal, but still, better than nothing.


Proper Web Browser (Picture)

By | June 10, 2010 | 14 Comments

Now here is an interesting one. TaerkEX, a member of DeviantART has created a simple APNG (Animated PNG) animation.

What’s so great about that?
Well, picture contains two frames. Therefore, if your browser does not support APNG, you should only see the very first one.

Like this (.gif format):

Otherwise (.gif format):
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Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

By | June 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 7th

Microsoft Pushes Hard with Internet Explorer 9
It looks like Microsoft IE team tries to do its best to make you forget about Internet Explorer 6/7 mess.

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share to Reach 10% in 2010
If we analyze Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 market share trend, the following conclusion can be made.

Mozilla to Add Weave Sync for the Next Firefox Release
It appears that Mozilla has decided to integrate data synch feature into the upcoming major Firefox release.
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May, 2010 – Internet Explorer, Firefox Share Goes Down; Chrome, Opera and Safari – Up

By | June 1, 2010 | 5 Comments

May, 2010 - Internet Explorer, Firefox Share Goes Down; Chrome, Opera and Safari - UpAnother month, another market report. Let’s begin.

Internet Explorer market share fell down by 0.26 point, from 59.95% to 59.69%.

Firefox still struggles to reach 25% market share, this time it went down from 24.59% to 24.35% (0.24 point decrease).

Not a big surprise here, Chrome managed to increase its market share by another 0.32 point, up from 6.73% to 7.05%. Continue Reading

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

By | May 31, 2010 | 10 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 31st

Windows Phone 7 to Feature Upgradeable Internet Explorer
With many mobile web browser choices floating around, Internet Explorer is certainly not one of them.

Synchronize Between Firefox and iPhone with Firefox Home
Mozilla has recently announced an upcoming project that is “Firefox Home”.

Google Releases Chrome 5 Stable
Few days ago, Google has released the final version of Google Chrome 5 web browser, tagged as version 5.0.375.55, for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Continue Reading

Opera 10.60 Alpha

By | May 31, 2010 | 17 Comments

Opera 10.60 Alpha
Today, Opera Software has released an alpha version of Opera 10.60 web browser. Promising final release sometime in summer, not only they managed to improve browser stability but also increase its performance and add a couple of new features.

What’s new?
Windows, Mac and Linux sync
Linux/FreeBSD versions
JavaScript rendering engine is 50-75% faster than in Opera 10.50
Speed Dial has wide-screen preview thumbnails that fit better and are easier to see
The upgraded Opera Menu is easier to find and use
Refined Visual tab previews
Numerous stability and security improvements



Opera Pokes at Google Chrome Speed Test

By | May 28, 2010 | 6 Comments

Couple weeks ago, Google came up with Chrome speed test video. Well, today Opera Software has released their own version of it, featuring Norwegian potatoes and Opera web browser itself.

Thanks to Garen, RamaSubbu SK and zoori for the news tip.