Category: Opera

Opera Mobile 10 for Android Video Demo

By | February 17, 2010 | 4 Comments

Opera Mobile on Android

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for link.


Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

By | February 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 15th

Thanks to Mabdul for links.


Apple Calls Opera Software, Talks about Opera Mini

By | February 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

Apple Calls Opera Software, Talks about Opera MiniAccording to Norwegian news page, due to growing interest in Opera Mini for the iPhone, Apple has called Opera Software to discuss about the possible partnership between these two companies.

Although no more details were revealed, Håkon Wium Lie (Opera’s Chief Technology Officer) feels confident, that Opera Mini will be approved.

When asked about the possible pricing, he said: We have not decided yet. Typically, the way that you download and use Opera for free (*translated*).

Via Haavard blog.


Opera Awaits Steve Jobs at the Barcelona Airport

By | February 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

As Opera Software prepares to demonstrate Opera Mini for the iPhone at Mobile World Congress, there are some doubts, whether app will be approved or not.

As Stefan Constantinescu flied to Barcelona (that’s where MMC will be held), he noticed few girls in the airport, holding the following signs:

Opera Awaits Steve Jobs at the Barcelona International Airport Continue Reading

Opera Mobile 10 Beta 3 Released

By | February 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera Mobile 10 Beta 3 ReleasedThe third beta of Opera Mobile 10 has been released by Opera Software, as company spent quite few months adding new features, polishing browser and fixing bugs. One of the new features for Windows Mobile users is experimental Flash support (Flashlite 3.1). Other improvements include:

– Complete bookmark sync in Opera Link
– Support for non-latin characters in the UI also when phone is set to latin locale (requires international build)
– A lot of input and keyboard related fixes
– Fixed text selection
– Visual indication of input mode also for non-latin input modes
– General bug fixing (stability, UI) Continue Reading

Opera Mini Reaches 50 Million Users

By | February 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

An important milestone has been reached in Opera Software headquarters, as company announced that they have passed 50 million active users mark.

Opera Mini Reaches 50 Million Users

“Our original goal with Opera Mini was to make the Web available to everyone, regardless of their network or mobile phone. Fifty million active monthly users is a great start,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software.


Opera Dragonfly Goes Open Source

By | February 11, 2010 | 6 Comments

Opera Dragonfly Goes Open SourceOne of the Opera Dragonfly developers, David Storey, has recently announced that Opera’s debugging tool has gone open-source and can already be viewed at the following BitBucket page.

As company has never launched a true open source project before, there will be a learning curve.

It was also said, that current Opera Dragonfly development is focused on JavaScript debugger improvements.

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks for news tip.


Opera 10.50, Now in Beta

By | February 11, 2010 | 13 Comments

Opera 10.50, Now in Beta
Today, Opera Software has released Beta quality build of Opera 10.50 web browser. Bringing speedy Carakan JavaScript engine, Presto 2.5 rendering engine, new features and updated look.

At this moment, first Beta is available for Windows only, although UNIX and Mac OS users can still try some of the weekly builds.

New features
Better integration with the Windows operating system
Opera Carakan JavaScript engine
Opera “O” tab and menu
Opera Presto 2.5 rendering engine
Opera Vega graphics library
Opera Widgets for Desktop
… and more!

Visit Opera 10.50 page.


Opera Mini for iPhone

By | February 10, 2010 | 16 Comments

Opera Mini for iPhoneOpera Software announced its plans to unveil Opera Mini for iPhone during 2010 Mobile World Congress conference, which will be held from 15th to 18th of February.

Although Apple App terms clearly states, that such applications won’t be approved, Opera Software co-founder Jon von Tetzchner said: “we hope that Apple will not deny their users a choice in Web browsing experience.”

As for today, Opera Mini for iPhone is not publicly available.

Thanks to Daf for news tip.


Weekly Browsers Recap, February 8th

By | February 8, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, February 8th

Thanks to Demir, mabdul and Sebastian for links.