opera software

  • Opera Mini 6 For iOS – A Better Browser For iPhone And iPad? (Screenshots)

    Opera Software makes some damn fine browsers, as tens of millions of people around the world can attest. Apple products like the iPhone 4 and the iPad, of course, come with a decent mobile version of Safari, so users only get to enjoy Opera’s products when they actually visit the App Store and look for a replacement browser. Nevertheless, when the Opera Mini iPhone app hit the… Read More

  • Opera Teams Up With Telling To Develop A Mobile Browser For The Chinese Market

    Browser developer Opera Software has established a joint venture with Telling Telecom, a major mobile phone distributor in China. The goal is to develop a customized mobile browser for the Chinese market. The joint venture will enable the partners to combine Opera’s core browser technology with local content, operations and Telling’s distribution network within China. The… Read More

  • App Stores At War As GetJar Bans Opera Mini: "We All Have To Make A Living"

    Begun, the alternative app stores war has. According to a tweet from GetJar Networks, which provides an alternative, platform-agnostic mobile applications marketplace, the Opera’s Mini browser has been kicked off the alternative app store offered by the Lithuanian company. The reason for the ban (based on later messages GetJar posted on Twitter – they say an explanatory blog post… Read More

  • Exclusive: Opera To Show Off Browser For Windows 7 Tablets, Netbooks At CES

    Opera Software on Monday teased a preview of Opera for Tablets, a custom browser for hybrid touch devices, which it said would be debuting at CES this week. In a video, embedded below, the company briefly showed the product in action on an Android tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab to be more specific. TechCrunch has now learned that the company will also show off some Windows 7 tablets and… Read More

  • Opera Hits 150 Million Users, Announces The Milestone In A Super Creative Way

    “Check out Opera.com“, a spokesperson for the eponymous Norwegian software company asks me. I do, and what I see seems to be Opera Software co-founder Jon S. von Tetzchner‘s email inbox, browseable and all. Evidently, this isn’t the man’s actual email inbox, but seemingly the result of a night of drunken brainstorming by the marketing team at the wacky browser… Read More

  • Behold Opera Mobile For Android: Speedy, Pinch-To-Zoom, Geolocation And More

    Opera Software has released its (second) free mobile browser product for the Android platform. Grab the app, dubbed Opera Mobile 10.1 beta, now in Android Market or here. Yes, Opera was already available for Android, in a fairly limited way. Opera Mini, has been live on the market since July, but now you can also download the company’s full-fledged browser, Opera Mobile, from the… Read More

  • First Alpha Of Opera 11 Released, Developers Can Now Build Extensions

    Announced last week at a global press event, Opera Software has now debuted the next version of its desktop browser, aptly named Opera. The new browser, which is dubbed Opera 11 and is currently in ‘alpha’ mode, features extensions for the first time in the history of the company / product. Read More

  • The Father Of CSS Talks HTML5, CSS3 (A TCTV Interview)

    Lots of abbreviations in the title and URL, but with an audience like TechCrunch’s I’m not too worried about the point coming across or not. At this week’s Opera press event held in Oslo, Norway, I had a chance to spend a couple of minutes talking to Håkon Wium Lie, who is not only the software company’s chief technology officer but also broadly known as the… Read More

  • Exclusive Video: Opera Mobile Running On An Android Phone (TCTV)

    By now, I assume you’ve heard that Opera Software will soon be bringing its full-fledged mobile browser product, Opera Mobile, to Android Market for people to download and use free of charge. The company declines to say when exactly they intend to launch the product, going only as far as to say it will be “within the next few weeks”. The public release of the consumer… Read More

  • Opera 11 To Come With Extensions: Calls For An Interview And A Demo (TCTV)

    So browser extensions are finally making their way to Opera’s desktop browser product. The next release thereof, Opera 11, will boast the welcome new feature, although there’s no telling when even the alpha version of the browser will hit the Web exactly (the word is “very soon”). I caught up with Arnstein Teigene, who is product manager for desktop browser add-ons… Read More

  • Opera In Numbers (It's Pretty Huge)

    Evidently most of the coverage on Opera Software today revolves around what products and features are coming from the Norwegian company next (Opera Mobile for Android and desktop browser extension capabilities in Opera 11, to name but a few). But the company also took the time to tout its size this morning at the press event in Oslo, and I have to admit some of the numbers blew me away. Read More

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