Monthly archive for: September 2015

Here's how Opera bridges the gender divide.

Recently, we had a blog post celebrating South African women in technology. While these women are role models for many, there are millions of women in Africa who have never accessed the internet, unlike their male counterparts. Bridging this gender digital divide can spur knowledge and stimulate social participation among many African women. In some...

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PC World, one of the world’s leading technology publications, recently took a more in-depth look at the top 5 web browsers for computers: Opera, Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. To choose the best web browser of 2015, they compared such important factors as ease of use, efficiency and speed.  For their “real-world” browser speed test...

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Today, we’re unveiling our new brand identity. We’re introducing a new look and feel. But, it’s more than just a logo shift. Opera has evolved a lot since we started our journey as a browser company 20 years ago. Today, we serve over a billion internet users every month, between the 350 million people around...

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Connecting the unconnected has always been one of our key missions. With the introduction of compression technology in our products, millions of people have been able to access the web and get faster internet even in challenging network conditions, such as 2G networks or crowded Wi-Fi connections. Our colleagues in China did the extreme to...

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Animated themes in Opera browser

Opera for computers is a really flexible web browser with plenty of customization options. You can add more functionality to it with various extensions and more style with browser themes. Here’s a new way to add more fun: now you can bring Opera’s start page to life with animated themes. Here are some of them...

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You care about online privacy. We do, too. This year, we did a research among people who use Opera for computers. We found out that users are looking for enhanced privacy protection. But, they either don’t know how to add advanced privacy tools available, or they find them too complex to use. So, we are...

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