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How to use instant search in Opera on the desktop

Opera unveiled a new mobile browser that it calls Opera Touch yesterday. One of Opera Touch's features was that it could be linked to desktop versions of the Opera browser to sync […]

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Opera Software unveils Opera Touch, a new mobile browser

Opera Software unveiled Opera Touch today, a new mobile web browser that is optimized for one-handed use. The company revealed last week that it had an important announcement to make today. The […]

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The end of Opera VPN

Opera Software announced today that it will retire the company's Opera VPN applications for Android and iOS on April 30, 2018. Opera Software launched Opera VPN for Android in 2016 and Opera […]

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Opera teases upcoming R2 announcement

Opera Software revealed yesterday that it will make an announcement soon about something the company just calls R2 at the moment. The announcement on the Opera blog reveals little about what R2 […]

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Opera 52 is out: here is what is new

Opera Software released Opera 52 to the stable release channel on March 22, 2018. The new version of the web browser includes ad-blocking improvements, new error page animations and an option to […]

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Opera 51 Stable is out

A new version of Opera browser, Opera 51.0 Stable, is out. The new version features performance and usability improvements such as the handy "back to top" action or an automated backup of […]

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Opera 50 Stable is out

Opera Software released Opera 50 to the Stable release channel today on January 4th, 2018. The new version of the Opera web browser comes with anti-cryptocurrency mining support, improved VR360 support, and […]

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Opera 50 with Crypto Mining Protection

Opera 50, the next stable version of the Opera web browser, comes with cryptocurrency mining protection to block mining scripts on sites automatically. Crypto mining using JavaScript is a relatively new phenomenon. […]

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Opera Software ASA rebrands to Otello Corporation

Opera Software ASA, the part of Opera Software that remained after the company sold the web browser and other bits of the consumer business to a Chinese consortium, announced today the rebranding […]

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Changes to Opera's VPN service

The Opera browser is the only major web browser that comes with a built-in VPN service / browser proxy that users may activate to improve the privacy while they are using the […]

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Opera 44 for Android with UI refresh and fast news access

Opera Software announced the general availability of Opera 44 for the Android operating system earlier today. The new version focuses on delivering news faster to users of the mobile browser, and refreshes […]

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Opera 49 Stable launches with screenshot editing, VR player

Opera Software released Opera 49 a moment ago to the browser's stable channel. The new version of the Opera browser introduces new functionality like a player for VR content or VK messaging […]

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Opera 48.0 Stable released: find out what is new

Opera Software released a new stable version of the Opera web browser, Opera 48.0 Stable, today for all supported operating systems. The new version of the web browser introduces a whole range […]

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Opera 49 comes with Easy Setup mode

Opera 49 will ship with a new setup option that Opera Software calls Easy Mode to customize important preferences of the browser. Easy Mode is not an entirely new feature though, as […]

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Opera VPN Gold: subscription-based Opera VPN upgrade

Opera VPN Gold is a new upgrade option for Opera's free Opera VPN application for iOS that improves the service for a cost. Opera Software acquired the VPN provider SurfEasy some years […]

Opera Software discontinues Opera Max

Opera Software announced the decision to discontinue Opera Max, an application for Android designed to save bandwidth and improve privacy today. The company launched Opera Max back in 2013; first in the […]

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Opera 47 Stable improves usability

Opera Software released Opera 47 to the stable release channel on August 9, 2017 after a shorter than usual release cycle. This shorter release cycle means that less major features are introduced […]

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Opera 46.0 is out: find out what is new

Opera Software released Opera 46.0 on June 22, 1017 to the Stable channel brings along with it stability improvements and quality improvements. Opera states that the releaseĀ  is the second stage of […]