Monthly archive for: June 2015

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The web brings us a lot of interesting content. However, without the right safety precautions, it can become a virtual minefield with malicious sites, viruses and other threats. We take your browsing security in Opera very seriously, so we’re here to help you steer clear. Here are some simple safe web-browsing tips to protect you...

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5 things you should know before Windows 10 launch date

Are you psyched for the Windows 10 release date? Lots of us are looking forward to the shift to the new Windows 10, and no wonder, since it brings back the beloved Start Menu from Windows 7, an improved voice-control system (aka Cortana), and, all in all, a better interface. To avoid last-minute surprises and frustration,...

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How did the kids talk about internet in the 90s?

In last week’s post, I shared a video about how people in the 90s talked about the internet. I’ve scoured YouTube again, and found another interesting classic internet gem posted by user PDCS216. Do you think an internet guide for kids is necessary? Here’s a video of the Jamison family showing kids how to say...

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Here’s a quick roundup of stories worth sharing. I promise you, you’ll get your dose of Friday fun at the end of this article. 5 tips for making great videos Do you wish sometimes you could make fantastic videos like those you see on YouTube or Facebook, but don’t know where to start? We’ve all...

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Here's what Opera browser for Windows 10 looks like.

Are you excited about the arrival of Windows 10? So are we. Our team in Warsaw, Poland, is hard at work these days making the final tweaks to Opera browser for Windows 10 in preparation for this new platform which will be released in phases, starting this year. Here’s what it looks like at the...

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Did you know that the first computer mouse created in the 60s was made of wood? Here’s another interesting fact about this device: it can do more than your habitual pointing, clicking and scrolling. You can navigate your browser faster by giving it common commands through simple mouse movements. If you want to save time...

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If webpages open slower than usually or downloads seem to last for ages, it’s not necessarily caused by your colleague’s illicit gaming at fault. Here are some other factors that can affect your internet speed. Hardware Your internet speed heavily depends on your network equipment, such as the router or cable). For example, an ethernet...

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