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Today, Opera becomes the first major browser after Apple’s Safari to introduce support for the Touch Bar in a final version. How you can browse with Touch Bar Opera’s implementation of Touch Bar enables contextual actions such as going back, focusing the address field, and navigating through Speed Dials. The most interesting feature for most...

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A year ago, we released the very first version of our desktop browser with native ad blocking. We did it to double the browsing speed and challenge the online ad industry, pushing the idea that there should be a switch towards more user-friendly ads. Since then, more people than ever have started to block ads...

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Today, we are bringing you Opera 43, the fastest version ever, with instant page loading and Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) on board. Speed is what matters most Since web content is getting heavier and heavier, web browsers need to load pages faster and faster to keep up with user expectations. Last year, we sped up...

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A year ago, we set out to explore what web browsers might look like in years to come. Now, you can try Opera Neon – a concept browser that gives you a glimpse into the future of desktop browsers. Today’s web browsers are not as fresh as they used to be At Opera, we have...

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A couple of months ago, we introduced a fresh new look to Opera for Android. Today, thanks to your feedback, 🙂 we are rolling out some tweaks to the user interface and new features. Here are some things you might be wondering about with your new-look browser: “How can I turn on data savings?” When...

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What an amazing year! For us, it all started earlier this year during our 2016 kick-off workshop, where we reviewed whether browsers today actually did what people need them to do. To our surprise, we quickly realized browsers were not paying proper attention to people’s needs. None of the major browsers provided the features expected...

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