02/21/2014, Opera has announced Sponsored Web Pass, a feature that allows wireless carriers to easily create an advertisement-supported program that provides free mobile data for a limited period of time if the user accepts to watch or otherwise engage with an advertisement. This is an interesting idea for the casual mobile data user who does not want to pay for a full-on plan. Depending of your country and current carrier option, […]
02/18/2014, Opera’s mobile web browsers have been around for almost a decade, utilizing remote servers to compress data, ultimately saving users’ bandwidth. The novel concept works, which is why the company’s browsers have a big fan following, particularly in emerging markets. Opera has now turned towards app data usage, which we know all too well can have drastic effects on bandwidth limits. Opera Max is here to compress all non-encrypted data being […]
01/28/2014, Just like how Opera is more or less neutral in the browser wars, as in it isn’t Microsoft versus Google, they carry that neutrality when it comes to mobile apps as well which is evident in the Opera Mobile Store which plays home to a variety of apps available for different platforms. This includes Android, BlackBerry, Java, Symbian, and even iOS. Opera boasts that they are the fifth-largest mobile app […]
12/17/2013, Opera has been around for quite some time already where Web browsers are concerned, whether they are on the mobile platform or otherwise. Their mobile browsers are also pretty popular because they are able to compress data, but this has become not as useful as before considering how smartphones have continued to move forward in their evolution, and data is pretty much cheap these days. After all, most of us […]
11/20/2013, Opera today launched the Opera 18 browser for Android tablets, the company aims to bring a “top-notch web experience” through its latest creation. It says that special attention has been given to the design during the development process, as the dynamics of browsing the internet are far different on a tablet than they are on a mobile phone, and Opera has a lot of experience in making browsers for mobile […]
09/09/2013, Opera continues to innovate in the world of browsers with their latest browser that they have aptly dubbed “Coast by Opera” which will cater for the all too popular iPad tablet from Apple. After all, the Web has certainly far evolved since its young days to include plenty of complex graphics, videos and other interactive information, which is why Coast by Opera has been developed for the iPad to be […]
08/18/2013, Windows Phone owners if you’re looking for an alternative browser app for your smartphone, it looks like Opera Mini could be making its way onto the Windows Phone platform in the future. This was confirmed by the Opera team who stated that Opera Mini for Windows Phone is currently on their list, although when exactly will the app be developed and released remains to be seen. This was according to […]
05/28/2013, Opera launched its Opera Next browser for Windows and Mac which features some new improvements.
05/21/2013, Android users, if you’re not a fan of the default browser of Google Chrome, you’re in luck because an alternative has just been made available for you. Just after 3 months of launching in beta form, Opera for Android is now available for the public and can be download for free via the Google Play store. Opera for Android won’t differ too greatly from other browser apps for Android, but […]
03/05/2013, I am quite sure that one major app that smartphone as well as tablet owners use each day would be the browser, and there is quite a number to choose from to date, with different browsers catering to various folks. You know, different strokes for different folks, one man’s meat is another man’s poison, the works. Well, Opera has just announced their latest Opera browser beta that will no longer […]
02/17/2013, You can say that the folks behind the Opera web browser have been kept pretty busy, where they recently announced that they will no longer support the Presto rendering engine, having decided to uproot and make a move over to Webkit. Now, we have news that they will fork out a whopping $155 million in order to pick up rival browser maker Skyfire. Similar to Opera in some ways, Skyfire […]
02/13/2013, Opera has announced that it would stop using its in-house rendering engine in favor of the open-source Webkit project, a web page rendering engine created by Apple and used in numerous browsers including Google Chrome and Safari (of course). Opera says that it has 300 million active users, so this change will make an impact on quite a nice chunk of internet page traffic when implemented.
01/18/2013, If you think that the mobile browser wars are done, Opera revealed a new browser today that might just change the phase of the game. Opera revealed the browser that it has been working on to fellow tech site Pocket-lint. The new browser is called Opera Ice, and the company said that it will be dumping the Presto platform in exchange for the WebKit layout engine software, which is also […]
11/19/2012, Opera is probably a name that many have come to associate with browsers, not just for the desktop, but for the mobile as well. Now it seems that Opera wants to venture outside of its core competency and has since launched a music service of its own called Unlimited Music. The soft launch of their music service was done in Russia and much like other music services, Unlimited Music is […]