Category: Opera

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

By | May 13, 2008 | 3 Comments

2008 April Browsers Market Share ResultsAfter some strange results, for example: huge Internet Explorer gains and other web browsers drops in the market share, HitsLink made some changes. Yes, it’s time for the “fixed” 2008, April market share report.

After Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 release, IE increased its market share by 0.03% (from 74.80% to 74.83%) for a first time since October, 2007. Continue Reading

Opera Mini 4.1 Almost Released

By | May 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Opera Mini 4.1According to Per Thomas post in Opera Mini Blog, the new Opera Mini 4.1 will be released in next week.

As he said, team managed to do more than 150 various changes and bug fixes (since Beta) which is really an impressive number for such a small (but features rich) piece of software.

We are waiting…

Opera Mobile 9.5 Browser on HTC Touch Diamond

By | May 6, 2008 | 1 Comment

Oslo, Norway – May 6, 2008 – Opera Software today announced that HTC will be shipping a new mobile handset – HTC Touch Diamond – with Opera Mobile 9.5 browser pre-installed.
The HTC Touch Diamond handsets run the Windows Mobile operating system.
With the Opera Mobile browser, the HTC Touch Diamond will offer a rich online experience with access to the full Web.The handsets are expected to ship in 2Q 2008.
Opera Software is paid per unit sold in accordance with the software licensing agreement between Opera and HTC.

Opera Software Home Page
HTC Home Page

HTC Touch Diamond

BlackBerry Browser Update Coming Soon (OS 4.6)

By | April 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

BlackBerry Browser OS 4.6The upcoming BlackBerry 9000 (OS 4.6) will be released soon. Along with the various improvements, OS 4.6 also introduces updated BlackBerry web browser. What’s new in it? Now you will be able to download attachments (Internet or Intranet web sites) using your browser. Also, they’ve managed to add support for inline video streaming (full screen supported as well).

Firefox 3 Beta 5 vs. Opera 9.5 Beta 2 (Memory Usage)

By | April 26, 2008 | 9 Comments

Just after Opera 9.5 Beta 2 release, Avencius.nl decided to test Firefox 3 Beta 5 and Opera 9.5 Beta 2 Memory Usage. Who’ve won this race? I don’t know, you tell me :-)

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