Category: Opera

Opera 9.5 Beta 2 Released

By | April 24, 2008 | 11 Comments

Opera 9.5 Beta 2It’s been almost half of the year since the Opera 9.5 Beta 1 release. And just today, Opera team released Opera 9.5 Beta 2. Besides bug fixes, new release also brings some improvements and new features. Check the changelog for more info and download it here.

There’s also a video about Opera Mini 9.5 Beta 2 which I’d like to comment a bit. Continue Reading

Congratulations to Opera Mini Team

By | April 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera MiniSome time ago, Opera Mini team released an application for Google Android which is called Opera Mini. You can find more about it here. Also, I am sure that Opera Mini team submitted its application to Google’s Android Developer Challenge.

In the Android Developers Blog, “Android Developers Have Risen to the Challenge” post it says: Continue Reading

Opera 9.5 Behaves Strange During an Update

By | April 18, 2008 | 4 Comments

So I was trying to update Opera 9.5 Beta while downloading files with Opera 9.27. As I was thinking: Opera 9.5 update shouldn’t affect any other web browsers, but then this error comes up: Continue Reading

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