Category: Opera

Opera 9.5 Beta 2 Soon to Come

By | April 18, 2008 | 3 Comments

Opera 9.5 Beta 2It looks like Opera 9.5 Beta 2 will be released very soon. I guess after yesterday’s one more weekly build from Opera Desktop Team with title “Beta 2 is Coming…” sums it up. I predict the release of Opera 9.5 Beta 2 on the next Wednesday. But don’t take my word for it.

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Mobile Web Browsers Compatibility Test

By | April 16, 2008 | 3 Comments

Mobile Web Browsers CompatibilityJust after Safari and Opera scored 100 in the Acid3 test, W3.org released its own. However, this is not the Acid, although it’s similar to it and tests 12 web technologies. This one will test mobile web browsers… Is this yet another race beginning?

W3.org tried to run it on Blazer 4.3.2.1, Opera Mini 4.1 Beta 1, PSP’s Netfront, Firefox 3 Beta 3, Internet Explorer 6 and “Android emulator webkit-based browser”. Continue Reading

Opera Mini Now on Google Android

By | April 10, 2008 | 1 Comment

Opera Software today announced that Opera Mini mobile web browser for mobile phones is now available on Google Android.

What is Android?

Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications.

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Firefox 3 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Opera 9.5 Beta (Memory)

By | April 9, 2008 | 21 Comments

Ready for some more browsers fights? OK, I know that this is not a “fancy” test, it’s a basic one, but still interesting to check, right?
I’ve tested April 8th nightly/weekly releases from Firefox, Safari and Opera teams. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Beta 5 Beats Opera 9.5 Beta and Safari 3.1?

By | April 9, 2008 | 16 Comments

After yesterdays Adrian Kingsley benchmark test (Firefox 3.0 Beta 5 vs. Safari 3.1 on Mac OS X), I’ve decided to add Opera 9.5 Beta and run them on Windows machine.
Used latest browsers builds (nightly or weekly, all released on April 8th. So how were the results? They’ve actually shocked me a bit, so here you go:
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Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)

By | April 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Firefox and Safari gains, Internet Explorer Loses, Opera Remains the Same (March 08)Its a new month again and we already have March browsers market share results. So let’s begin. Shall we?

Yet another bad month for Microsoft Internet Explorer, this time its market share decreased by 0.08%, from 74.88% to 74.80%.

Mozilla Firefox is doing really well, this time it managed to increase its market share by 0.56%, from 17.27% to 17.83%. Continue Reading

Opera 9.27 Released

By | April 3, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera 9.27Here’s an update for Opera 9.2x users. Desktop Team just released Opera 9.27 which mainly fixes some stability issues, also contains improved keyboard handling. Here’s a changelog:

Security
Fixed an issue where newsfeed prompts could cause Opera to execute arbitrary code
Solved an issue where resized canvas patterns could cause Opera to execute arbitrary code Continue Reading

Opera Mini 4.1 Beta Released

By | April 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 4.1 BetaAs promised by Opera Mini team few days ago, the new Opera Mini 4.1 Beta was just released. This release increases your mobile web browsing experience more than ever before. Opera Mini 4.1 Beta received few “must have” features, which includes: “Find in Page” and “Auto Complete” (great!). Here’s a complete changelog and few screenshots for you: Continue Reading

Opera Mini 5? Or Is It Opera Mini 4.5? On The Way

By | March 31, 2008 | 9 Comments

Opera Mini 5, Opera Mini 4.5It looks like we’re going to see a new Opera Mini Beta release soon. It’s not known yet, whether that will be Opera Mini 5, Opera Mini 4.5 or any other version (at least Opera Mini team is not telling that). It will be interesting to see what new features were added and what was improved.

Opera Mini home page.

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Opera’s First Public 100/100 Acid3 Test Build

By | March 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera's First Public 100/100 Acid3 Test BuildAfter posting a screenshot of Opera’s 100/100 score in the Acid3 test, Opera team today released a public build, so everyone could check that by themselves.

As it says in the “Opera Labs” article, this is not a regular build, but a version of WinGogi desktop. Continue Reading