Opera announced today that they have acquired Mountain View based Skyfire Labs. + On his blog, Skyfire CEO Jeff Glueck commented: Opera and Skyfire are a natural fit. Both companies have extensive focus on operator products well beyond our well-known consumer web browsers, with complementary geographic strengths (Skyfire in North America, Opera globally and especially across the entire developing world).
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Opera announced today that they have crossed the 300m users mark. The browser has seen an increasing adoption amongst users across all its platforms. I’ve been using Opera for several years now at a time when it was ad-supported.
Opera has always been one of my favourite browers. It’s fast and they have steady update to valuations. It still needs to go a long way to get close to Chrome or Firefox in terms of add-on support, but it’s a good alternate browser, if you need one.
If you’re like me you probably have a huge number of browsers installed on your system. And surprisingly, I use most of them at some point of time or the other. One main reason is for testing whenever I am working on a new theme or site.
Opera 10 Alpha has been released with brand new features that’s made is faster, better and well as usual ready to capture its share back! Presto 2.2 Engine Performance boost 100/100 and pixel-perfect on the Acid3 test Auto-update Inline spelling checker Opera Mail improvements, including rich text composition and delete after X days Widget Improvements on Linux Opera 10.
Ever since I activate GPRS on my Nokia N73, I’ve kept myself busy hunting for various applications to install and run on my mobile. The purpose has always been to keep me connected even when I am on the road. After a good deal of testing and trying, I’ve zeroed in on a few must have applications for any avid mobile user (with an internet connection of course).
Think of Opera to find innovative methods to make our browsing smoother. The newest release of Opera now includes SpeedDial. SpeedDial looks very much like your regular phone dial and functions similar to your mobile phones’ speed dial feature.
Opera Watch points out an interesting easter-egg in Opera. If you type /. in the address bar, you get redirected to Slashdot.
about:blank as many of you will just open a blank page. By default Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera are set to open up a webpage on connecting to the internet. Most of the time you won’t be interested in opening that default page.
The best browser IMO has officially released 9.1 version. The file has already been sitting on their FTP servers for the past few days.