Category: Opera

Opera 9.5 Release Candidate (RC) Released

By | June 10, 2008 | 20 Comments

Opera 9.5 Release Candidate (RC) ReleasedAfter more than a half year since the first Opera 9.5 public build, desktop team just released Opera 9.5 Release Candidate (RC). One of the most important changes which you should know before installing is that “On Windows, this build will by default replace the default installation of Opera.” Continue Reading

Prepare for launch!

By | June 10, 2008 | 3 Comments

OperaIn case you haven’t subscribed to Opera newsteller, here’s a copy of their recent email:

Prepare for launch!
Opera Mini Team (noreply@opera.com)

Dear Opera Community,

Almost two years ago I stepped onto a pier in Seattle to unveil Opera 9 to the world. Many things at Opera have changed since then, but our commitment to providing you a powerful, safe and fast Web experience has not. Since that day we have been hard at work on our next generation browser, codenamed Kestrel. I’m pleased to announce that today we are ready to share the fruits of our labor with you. Continue Reading

How to Turn Off Opera Dragonfly?

By | June 9, 2008 | 9 Comments

How to Turn Off Opera Dragonfly?I would like to give a small tip to Opera team. Please, add a feature to turn off developer tools by using “X” button in the right corner. I actually haven’t figured out yet how turn it off. Though remember that somehow I managed to do that in old builds.

Screenshot below: Continue Reading

Opera 9.5 New Skin (Small Experiment)

By | June 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

I’ve updated an original “Opera 9.5 New Skin Review” post (see bottom of it) which includes small experiment with a novice pc user. Feel free to check it.

Opera 9.5 New Skin Review

By | June 6, 2008 | 37 Comments

Earlier today Opera Software introduced their new default skin for the upcoming Opera 9.5 release. It is dark, got some shiny and glassy effects, kind of Windows Vista style, though bit too light for that. In case you haven’t seen it yet, check the screenshot below. OK, checked? Let’s start the review now, shall we? Continue Reading

Internet Explorer Loses. Firefox, Safari and Opera Gains (May 08)

By | June 2, 2008 | 13 Comments

2008 May Browsers Market Share ResultsYet again we have new web browsers market share data report.

Internet Explorer continues losing its market share. This time it lost more than 1%, from 74.83% to 73.75% (1.08% decrease).

With the Firefox 3 RC release, Firefox managed to increase its market share by 0.65%, from 17.76% to 18.41%. Continue Reading

Google Custom Search – Opera Issues?

By | May 29, 2008 | 5 Comments

OperaAccording to Tamar Weinberg from Search Engine Roundtable:

“After much frustration with Google’s Custom Search Engine, it seems that Google’s CSE doesn’t actually support the Opera web browser. Apparently, when Opera users try to set up the Google custom search engine, they fill in all forms, hit save, but nothing happens.” Continue Reading

Opera Mini 4.1 Update Released (4.1.11355)

By | May 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 4.1 Update ReleasedOpera Mini team just released a minor update for Opera Mini 4.1. They’ve reported that this release fixes BlackBerry and Palm related mobile phones issues. As for everyone else, you don’t have to update it, unless you want to.

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Opera Software Reveals “State of the Mobile Web” Data

By | May 20, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera MiniThis data includes Opera Mini Growth, Transcoded Pages, Consumed Data and other data. Shall we begin?

Opera Mini – the world’s most popular mobile web browser continues its tremendous growth. It’s almost reached 45 000 000 cumulative users per month. Take a look at this graph: Continue Reading

Spammers Love Opera Mini

By | May 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

It’s funny to watch how spam “technologies” are getting smarter. Check this one:

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