Category: Opera

Opera Mini, February Server Upgrade

By | February 6, 2008 | 2 Comments

Opera Mini 4Opera Mini team has released one more server upgrade for its popular mobile phone web browser. It’s good to see that Opera 9.5 rendering engine is being integrated (more or less) into other Opera’s products like Opera Mobile (announced yesterday) and now, Opera Mini. There is also one more great future, which was is now available, it’s “opera:config”. Here’s a complete list of changes:

  • Added a simple UI to the server-side preferences that exists. Go to ‘opera:config‘ to configure some settings.
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    Web Browsers Questions and Answers – February, 2008

    By | February 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

    Web Browsers Questions and AnswersThought I will start something like that long time ago. If you have any trouble using your web browser, feel free to contact me using contact form. I probably will be able to help you. Here are some questions which I received long time ago, answered but never published. Glad that I don’t delete “sent emails” very often :-) Some were really easy to answer, for the few others had to make a little research (had to rewrite few questions before publishing as well). Continue Reading

    Opera 9.5 Mobile Soon to Be Released

    By | February 5, 2008 | 2 Comments

    Opera Mobile 9.5Do you have a smartphone? There’s some news for you today. Opera Software today announced that they will be demonstrating Opera Mobile 9.5 at Mobile World Congress 2008 (February 11-14, Barcelona). There is also a video called “Opera Mobile 9.5 Guided Tour” which tells more about new Opera Mobile 9.5 features and demonstrates them. The following video also features a funny speed comparison test: “Opera Mobile 9.5 vs. Internet Explorer Mobile”. And now… Features.

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    2008 January Browsers Market Share Results

    By | February 4, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2008 January Browsers Market Share ResultsIt’s that time of the month again. We are ready to let you know about “2008 January Browsers Market Share Results”. You may check previous month results here). So how’s your favorite web browser doing? Let’s see that now.

    Yet another market share decrease for Internet Explorer, from 76.04% to 75.47% (0.47% decrease).

    After the previous 0.8% increase, this time Firefox managed to increase its market a share a bit less, from 16.80% to 16.98% (0.18% increase). Continue Reading

    Opera 9.5, February 1st Release

    By | February 1, 2008 | 6 Comments

    Opera 9.5, January 1st ReleaseOpera Desktop Team just released a first weekly build this month. Please note that this is not a final release, those builds still contains lots of bugs and various issues.

    Known issues

  • Crash when you clear history while history search is disabled
  • Format selector when saving pages is broken
  • Some plugins on Mac don’t work at all
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    Google Toolbar for Opera

    By | February 1, 2008 | 41 Comments

    Opera GoogleToolbarGoogle Toolbar for Opera? In case you would like to use Google Toolbar in your Opera web browser, I’d like to tell you that there isn’t any official one (and probably won’t ever be). However, there’s a solution and gabydewilde has something to offer. It’s a widget called “GoogleToolBar”. It’s not a real alternative to Google Toolbar, but author is working on new version (although the previous version was released on Jun 15, 2006) which will include better UI configuration, more publisher tools for blogger and more. Continue Reading

    My.Opera.com January, 2008 Update

    By | January 13, 2008 | 1 Comment

    My Opera community portal just received a nice update which includes reconstructed account pages, new icon (still with old and not realistic shadow technique) and more. Check the complete list of changes here.

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    Opera Mini 4 Servers Upgrade

    By | January 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

    This upgrade includes lots of performance improvements (overall performance improved by 70%) to make your web browsing experience even more pleasant.

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    Opera Browser, Iphone Edition

    By | January 10, 2008 | 27 Comments

    Opera Browser, Iphone EditionWith the recent Opera 9.5 SDK for devices release and upcomming iPhone SDK, does that makes it possible?

    Check “Opera Browser Coming To The iPhone” video and you decide.

    Did he just said “Yes!”? No, that was just the end of conversation (or do they just want you to think so?). Not in the near future. I bet that we will see more information regarding Opera for iPhone in the upcoming months. And who knows, maybe at the end of the year, you will be reading FavBrowser.com on your iPhone using Opera ;-) Continue Reading

    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results

    By | January 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

    2007 December Browsers Market Share Results It’s time for the December, 2007 web browsers market share report. See November stats here.
    As you will see in this graph, there are some noticeable changes for the Opera web browsers. Not sure why, but both of them (Opera and Opera Mini) got slightly different values than they should. It’s the second month, so not sure if it’s a bug. However, we have keep going and post what we know.

    Yet another bad month for the Internet Explorer. This time it felt from 77.35% to 76.04% (1.31% decrease).

    Firefox market share continues growing and might reach 20% very soon, they have increased its market share by 0.79%: from 16.01% to 16.80%. Continue Reading