Category: Opera

Internet Explore Loses, Firefox, Safari, Opera Gains (August 08)

By | September 5, 2008 | 5 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing.

After previous 0.01% gain, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share. It went down by 0.87%. From 73.02% to 72.15%

Firefox keeps growing. This time it grabbed quite big piece of the market share: 0.51% Increased from 19.22% to 19.73% Continue Reading

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)

By | September 3, 2008 | 145 Comments

Firefox 3 (3.1) vs. Google Chrome vs. Safari 3 vs. Opera 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) vs. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7)John Resig did a great job by comparing Firefox 3, Firefox 3.1, Google Chrome, Safari 3, Opera 9.5, Internet Explorer 8 and 7 JavaScript performance.

JavaScriptCore: The engine that powers Safari/WebKit (up until Safari 3.1).
SquirrelFish: The engine used by Safari 4.0.
V8: The engine used by Google Chrome.
SpiderMonkey: The engine that powers Firefox (up to, and including, Firefox 3.0). Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Jon (Opera’s CEO)

By | August 29, 2008 | 0 Comments

We would like to wish you a very happy birthday. I guess celebrating birthday is not all about that “free day”, but rather spending some time with whom you enjoy to, Opera Software employers and Opera users this time.

Yes, Jon is working today, on his birthday :-)

No Opera 10 yet, Introducing Opera 9.6

By | August 26, 2008 | 0 Comments

No Opera 10 yet, Introducing Opera 9.6I bet some of you were expecting to see Opera 10 first preview releases after Opera 9.5 was introduced. This won’t be happening any time soon because few days ago Opera Team introduced 1st snapshot of Opera 9.6.

What’s new?

As from “First 9.60 Snapshot!” post:

Opera Link
Custom search engines and typed history* are now joining bookmarks, speed dials, personal bar, and notes in Opera Link. Continue Reading

Opera 9.52 Released

By | August 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

http://www.favbrowser.com/images/opera.gifOpera Team today released an update for its Opera 9.5 series web browser which is 9.52. The following release fixes quite a lot of issues in the following areas: user interface, mail, news, chat, display and scripting, security and more.

Changes since Opera 9.51

User Interface
Added several improvements to the icons and skin
Added a bookmark path to autocompleted bookmarks in the address bar to better distinguish them from visited pages
Added a Help button to “Engine Init() Failed” error message on start-up to inform users about a problem Continue Reading

Press Releases – Opera

By | August 19, 2008 | 1 Comment

Press Releases - OperaI always wanted to share all the news about web browsers. However, there are plenty of those which are just “too small” to be posted.

So from now on, every few days (or a week) we will have a short brief of some of them.

Jamba and Opera Software integrate premier content into mobile browsers
(Opera links Jamba bookmark to enable faster Web browsing).

Opera is Working on Something Special?

By | August 8, 2008 | 12 Comments

Opera is Working on Something Special?It looks like Opera Software will be launching something quite interesting this year (probably).

As it was said in their latest post:

We are now putting together a crack team of software experts in Linköping, Sweden, that will work on some very exciting new stuff indeed. Of course I can’t tell you exactly what’s being developed in this top-secret Opera base, but its technology that’s able to transform the browser as we know it, using the latest computer hardware to our advantage. Continue Reading

Firefox, Safari, Opera Doesn’t Load CSS Stylesheets?

By | July 30, 2008 | 15 Comments

Firefox, Safari, Opera doesn’t Load CSS Stylesheets?Are you having issues viewing various web pages from time to time where css style sheets don’t load?

Solution might be simpler than you thought. One of the reasons why it can happen is due to AdBlock. In case you are blocking ads on the web page, unblock them all and try now.

It worked for me.

Change Opera Theme Color Scheme

By | July 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Change Opera Theme Color SchemeSince there was a tip on changing Firefox 3 color scheme, this one is for Opera users.
If you are using Opera 9.5 and don’t know this trick yet, you can easily change skin color scheme by following those steps:

Tools > Appearance
Find “Color Scheme” setting in the bottom and play with it.

How to Increase the Maximum Number of Tabs on Opera Mobile 9.5

By | July 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

How to Increase the Maximum Number of Tabs on Opera Mobile 9.5Haavard yet again posted a great tip. This one tells you how you can change the maximum opened tabs limit in Opera Mobile 9.5. As he writes:

To increase the number of allowed tabs, go to opera:config, and set “Maximum Allowed Tabs” to the number of your choice (you may have to restart Opera).

That’s it.