Monthly archive for: November 2014

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Imagine this. You’re on a bus or train. You know it takes 30 minutes to get to your stop, and you’re bored. So, you pull out your phone. You search YouTube for the top songs for 2001. You tap to watch Lifehouse’s “Hanging on a moment” video. Then, it appears. The buffering wheel.    ...

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For almost a decade now, our compression technology has helped you get the content you want, even with limited data plans or a bad internet connection. Data compression involves us shrinking data before you receive it on your phone, meaning that content is served faster. Let’s take a look at the history of mobile compression...

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Isn’t the buffering wheel really annoying? We understand. Losing minutes every day because of video lag is no fun. So, we’ve created a solution for it: video boost. We’re giving you the first internet  browser with video optimization — Opera Mini 9 for iOS, with video boost. This means less buffering while watching videos. In...

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Usually, we write about our products’ new features and practical recommendations for making the best of them. Today, we’re sharing a different story. Its main characters include a powerful Android app called Opera Max, a tall mountain and a team of adventurous alpinists. A few weeks ago, the united alpinist team from St. Petersburg, Russia,...

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