Category: Opera

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.

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

By | July 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

2008 June Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing. On June, Firefox 3 and Opera 9.5 final versions were released. Did release increased those browsers market share? Let’s find out.

Internet Explorer continues its tradition to lose market share. This time it decreased by 0.74%, from 73.75% to 73.01%. Continue Reading

Opera Mobile 9.5 Beta Released

By | July 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mobile 9.5 BetaAfter a short delay, the 1st and long awaited Beta of Opera Mobile 9.5 was just released. So far, this release works with Windows Mobile only and Symbian support will be added in the upcoming (or final) build(s).
What’s new in it? Well, since Opera Mobile 9.5 is now using Presto rendering engine, it’s much faster, “more than 2.5 times faster than Internet Explorer Mobile” as they claim. Other changes include: Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 1 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 9.5 vs Flock (Firefox 2.0) – Browsers Memory Battle #2

By | July 1, 2008 | 5 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 1 vs. Safari 3.1 vs. Firefox 3.0 vs. Opera 9.5 vs Flock (Firefox 2.0)After yesterdays post about web browsers memory usage, Morbus provided a great link to Sam’s post which contains graphs and more detailed information. Here’s a conclusion from that link:

Safari 3.1
Safari on Windows shows extremely poor memory management, and I do not know whether it ever reaches a high water mark. If this is by design, it is certainly a design that looks inefficient and seems to contradict Apple’s marketing. Continue Reading

Browsers Memory Battle

By | June 30, 2008 | 10 Comments

Browsers Memory BattleThere is an article in ComputerWorld.com called “Firefox 3.0 wins memory battle, says tester“. Sam Allen was testing Firefox, Internet Explorer (IE), Flock, Opera and Safari web browsers to see who wins in the memory management. “Test” is quite funny. There are no graphs at all and basically nothing… I guess this is what quality article is all about.

Web Browsers Security Test

By | June 27, 2008 | 5 Comments

Web Browsers Security TestTime for yet another web browsers security article. So there’s a test called “Browser Security Test” which I found today and decided to run it on the latest stable web browsers releases. What about results?

Firefox 2.0.14 – All Passed
Firefox 3.0 – All Passed Continue Reading

Opera Doesn’t Respect Users (aka Lost Vision)?

By | June 26, 2008 | 15 Comments

Opera Doesn't Respect Users (aka Lost Vision)?Some time ago there were some Mozilla bashing regarding users tracking and disrespect. Well, today I’d like to criticize Opera Software a bit.

Let’s begin with the quote from Opera’s Vision page:

We believe in respect for our users.
… Opera Software will never forget that its main focus is the user. Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Reaches 20 Million downloads in 7 Days, Opera – 4.5 Million Downloads in 5 Days

By | June 25, 2008 | 37 Comments

DownloadsIt’s been 7 days since Firefox 3 launch and so far it was downloaded more than 20 million times, 8 290 908 downloads were in 24 hours.

What is surprising is that Opera 9.5 was downloaded more than 4.5 million times in 5 days. By comparing their market share data: Continue Reading

Web Browsers Security – Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, Opera

By | June 16, 2008 | 11 Comments

Web Browsers Security - Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, Safari, OperaSome time ago we’ve posted an article about web browsers security which is based on Secunia reports.
Well, before the Firefox 3 release, it’s time to check how web browsers (latest “stable” versions) are doing now (2nd round).
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Opera – How to Add More Speed Dials?

By | June 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

Add More Speed Dials OperaHere’s a great tip from Tamil. If you want to increase speed dials number and add more of them, follow those steps:

1. Locate Speed Dial file by typing: opera:config#Speed Dial File
2. Close Opera
3. Open speeddial.ini which is in Opera directory.
4. Play with rows and columns settings; add as many as you like. Continue Reading