Category: Opera

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 1st

By | February 1, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 1st

Thansk to Gala and mabdul for links.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 25th

By | January 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 25th

Thanks to mabdul and Nox for links.

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Opera 10.50: Disable UI Animations (Slide/Fade in Effects)

By | January 24, 2010 | 5 Comments

If you are kind of person who does not like tabs and forms slide in/out, fade in/out animations, here is a quick way to disable them.

In the address bar type:
opera:config#UserPrefs|EnableUIAnimations

Uncheck “Enable UI Animations”
Save settings and you’re done.

Opera 10.50: Disable UI Animations (Slide/Fade in Effects)

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Wait, What? Opera Buys AdMarvel

By | January 20, 2010 | 8 Comments

Wait, What? Opera Buys AdMarvelNow here is something totally fresh. Just few weeks ago, Opera Software Received a new CEO and it looks like he is pushing for something new.

What’s that? Well, today, in press release, company announced that they have acquired mobile advertising company AdMarvel for an undisclosed amount of money.

“In our fast-growing industry, mobile advertising represents an interesting long-term revenue opportunity. Every month, nearly 50 million people access the Web using Opera on their mobile phones and together with AdMarvel, we think we can play an important role in the evolution of mobile advertising,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software.

Wait, What? Opera Buys AdMarvel

Update: “The agreed acquisition price is approximately USD 8 million in cash. The acquisition structure also envisages up to an additional USD 15 million in cash consideration, paid only if certain aggressive financial targets are met over the next 24 months.”

I am really excited to see the outcome of this acquisition. Do you?

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 18th

By | January 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 18th

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How to Backup Opera Mobile 10 Bookmarks?

By | January 18, 2010 | 1 Comment

How to Backup Opera Mobile 10 Bookmarks?If, for one reason or another, you don’t use Opera Link, here is a simple way on how you can backup your Opera Mobile 10 bookmarks (Windows phones).

Go to:
Program Files\Opera Mobile 10\profile\datastorage\2\
or
Windows\profile\datastorage\2\

Search for all.dat file and copy it into a safe place.

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Opera: Undo “Stop Executing Scripts on This Page”

By | January 16, 2010 | 3 Comments

Ever checked “Stop Executing Scripts on This Page” box and don’t know how to undo this action?

Opera Undo Stop Executing Scripts on This Page

The following setting lasts for that session/tab only. Just close your tab and re-open it. Simple.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, January 11th

By | January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, January 11th

Thanks a lot to Nox for links.

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Chrome Overtakes Safari in Market Share Race

By | January 5, 2010 | 9 Comments

Chrome Overtakes Safari in Market Share RaceWell, this certainly wasn’t a big surprise. During the last month of 2009, Google Chrome (4.63% market share) became world’s 3rd most used web browser, overtaking Apple’s Safari (4.46%).

In other news, Internet Explorer market share went down from 63.62% to 62.69% (0.93 point decrease).

Firefox also lost some of the market share, going down from 24.72% to 24.61% (0.11 point decrease). Continue Reading

Opera Software Receives a New CEO

By | January 5, 2010 | 20 Comments

Now here is a bombshell. Today, Opera Software has announced that Jon S. von Tetzchner is stepping down from CEO position and will be replaced by Lars Boilesen, Opera’s current Chief Commercial Officer.

About Lars Boilesen Continue Reading