6 months after the 1st Alpha and yesterdays leak, Opera Software has officially launched the very first Opera 10 Beta release.
Besides already reported features, such as: new skin, visual tabs, opera turbo, crashlogging tool, speed dial configuration and resizable search field, Opera 10 Beta also brings faster browsing experience (40% performance increase), “Web integration” and more.
With Opera 10 Beta release tomorrow, we have something special for you, from Daniel Hendrycks. Enjoy! Continue Reading
Opera is the world’s number one mobile browser, overtaking iPhone in May according to data from StatCounter Global Stats. In May Opera took 24.6% of the worldwide market compared to 22.3% for iPhone. Nokia retains third place with 17.9%. However, if one includes iPod Touch then Apple browsers still lead with iPod Touch alone taking 14.9% of the market in May.
Thanks to Daniel for sending this.
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Internet Explorer continues its saga to the bottom, this time its market share fell by 1.46, from 62.09% to 60.6%
Firefox is likely to pass 30% mark this month. As for June, its market share increased by 0.93, from 28.75% to 29.68% Continue Reading
As reported earlier, Opera Software has released Q1 2009 financial results.
Some of the highlights:
Opera Desktop: User growth up 64% since Q1 2008
Opera Mini: User growth up 157% since Q1 2008, 23.4 million monthly users
Opera Desktop: up 103% since Q1 2008
Total: up 59% since Q1 2008 Continue Reading
Here is another piece of information for you. The upcoming Opera 10 Beta release will have a new/refined skin. Hicksdesign (guy, who is working on it) said earlier this month on his Twitter:
“New Opera skin will be in the v10 beta, so response is internal so far. Dreading the day the public sees it!
Trying to achieve a standard Opera look, that’s tweaked for Mac. This is more of a clean up for 10 though.” Continue Reading