Category: Opera

Performance: Firefox vs. Safari vs. Google Chrome vs. Opera

By | December 4, 2008 | 21 Comments

It’s time to run one of the most popular JavaScript performance tools: SunSpider JavaScript Benchmark.

We will be testing Firefox 3.0.4, Firefox 3.1 Beta 1, Safari 3.2, WebKit r38794, Google Chrome 0.4.154.29, Opera 9.62 and Opera 10 Alpha 1 builds.

Let’s begin, shall we? Continue Reading

Opera 10 Alpha 1 Released

By | December 4, 2008 | 17 Comments

This is it folks, the first official Opera 10 build is here! I can’t wait to try it. Quick changelog:

Presto 2.2 Engine
Performance boost
100/100 and pixel-perfect on the Acid3 test
Auto-update
Inline spelling checker
Opera Mail improvements, including rich text composition and delete after X days
Widget Improvements on Linux Continue Reading

Block Flash on Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera

By | December 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

If you are being annoyed by flashy and sparkling flash objects which just loads your CPU with no good reason and looking for any ways to block them, then we have a solution for you. Of course, you could just uninstall Adobe Flash Player, but this is not a good idea, unless you are not using anything flash related (YouTube.com for example).

Another solution is to install simple flash block plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera. Continue Reading

Opera Financials, Q3 2008

By | December 2, 2008 | 2 Comments

Opera Software has released its third quarter financial results.

Main highlights:

Mobile:
58 new phones with Opera pre-installed, including 16 new phones with Opera Mobile and 42 with Opera Mini
Opera Mobile shipments pre-installed: 8 million Continue Reading

Opera Mini 4.2 Released

By | November 25, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Mini 4.2 Final was just released which features some great new features and performance improvements. With the release, new promotional video was made as well.

What’s new?

Skins – Personalize Opera Mini by choosing a new colorful skin.
Video – We are working to make video content available on more phones through Opera Mini.
Performance – Opera Mini 4.2 can use our newly established server park in the US. This means significantly faster page page downloads for users in the Americas and Asia-Pacific region. Continue Reading

A Pleasant Opera.com Design Change

By | November 21, 2008 | 4 Comments

With the recent my.opera.com change, Opera home page was redesigned as well. Old design was really bad and had old looking components, such as menu for example.

However, this one looks much better. Fresh and light. Dark red color navigation, black pop-up menus, latest news section and more.

There are two things which could be changed though. Continue Reading

WTF (World Taekwondo Federation)

By | November 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Wise and funny phrase by EspenAO

Microsoft promotes Opera Mini on their MSN mobile portal. We like! They even state that:

And the best news is that it is free. Hell, who PAYS for internet browsers anyway!?

Well… People who use Windows?

[digg-reddit-me]

Opera Mini 4.2 Beta Is Here

By | November 11, 2008 | 2 Comments

As expected, world’s most popular mobile web browser Opera Mini 4.2 Beta is now released. The following release now supports long awaited skins as well as got some nice improvements.

What’s New?

Synchronize, edit and delete notes via Opera Link
24 new languages
Better handling of RTSP, enabling more users to watch video Continue Reading

Opera UI Feedback

By | November 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Have few minutes of your spare time to help Opera? Then go ahead, fill this survey.

What statement best describes your feelings?
How native does Opera look on your OS?
Are there any specific areas that feel out of place? Areas where the UI is done right? Please provide as much detail as you can, and be constructive!

Best 5 Firefox and Opera Wallpapers

By | November 10, 2008 | 5 Comments

Here is something special for you. Best of Firefox and Opera high resolution wallpapers.

Firefox Art


800×600 | 1024×768 | 1152×864 | 1280×1024 | 1600×1200 Continue Reading