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The Opera browser delivers excellent performance on the web, while adding new functionality for gamers in several of their apps. You’ll see articles and guides related to its services here, while we’ll also update you on the latest features and news.

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Opera Max gets new VIP mode

Opera Software announced today that Opera Max, a free VPN application for Android, crossed the 50 million active user mark after hitting 10 million active users in May of 2016. The company […]

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Opera 42 Stable with Currency Converter

Opera 42, the new stable version of the web browser by Opera Software, ships today with a built-in currency converter and other changes. Opera Software appears to be on an innovation spree. […]

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Opera's speculative prerenderer

Opera Software integrated what it calls an address bar speculative prerenderer in Opera 43 to speed up the loading of resources from the address bar. We talked about this back when the […]

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Key Opera Software Employees quit

If you are following members of Opera Software's Developer Relations team on Twitter or elsewhere, you may have noticed that most announced that they left the company recently or are about to […]

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Opera 43: faster, bookmarks export, and more

Opera Software published the first preview version of Opera 43 to the Developer Channel today. The company plans to ship Opera 43 with a whole array of new features that include native […]

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Opera Max gets a nagging feature

The most recent version of Opera Max, a free VPN app for Android, adds time limitations to the service which require users to become active to continue benefiting from Opera Max. Opera […]

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Opera 41 Stable is out

Opera Software has just released Opera 41, a new stable version of the popular cross-platform browser for all supported desktop operating systems. Probably the biggest new feature of Opera 41 is the […]

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Opera Max's new Privacy Mode

Opera Software has started the roll out of a new Privacy Mode feature for the data compression application Opera Max for Android. Privacy Mode goes hand in hand with Opera Max's data […]

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Opera 41: performance improvements, Windows 64-bit builds

Opera Software released a new beta of Opera 41 to the public yesterday that promises performance improvements in several key areas. In short, Opera 41 starts up about 48% faster, decreases cpu […]

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Opera for Android redesigned

Opera Software started to roll out an update for its stable Opera browser for Android that ships with a redesigned user interface among other things. According to Opera Software, the new look […]

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Opera 40 Stable released

Opera 40 is the latest version of the Opera desktop browser that brings automatic battery saving, Chromecast support, a built-in browser proxy and other features to the stable channel. We have talked […]

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Opera Portable Installer released

Opera Software, along with the release of Opera 41 to the Developer channel, released the new Opera Portable Installer to improve the process of installing portable versions of the browser. It is […]

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Opera Sync Server breach

Opera informed the public yesterday that it detected an attack on the company's server used for the Opera Sync system. Earlier this week, we detected signs of an attack where access was […]

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Opera VPN launches for Android

Opera Software released its free VPN application for Android today after making it available to iOS devices earlier this year. The company's journey as a VPN provider started with its acquisition of […]

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Opera promises better memory usage in Opera 39

Opera announced yesterday that the company has been experimenting with a new memory Heap compaction feature in the Dev and Beta versions of Opera for some time. The new feature promises better […]

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Opera 40 adds RSS Feed functionality

Opera published a new version of Opera Developer today that introduces basic RSS Feed functionality in the web browser. Opera Developer 40.0.2296.0  is out, and you may upgrade to the version if […]

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Opera Software sale not happening, sort of

According to a report on Reuters, the sale of Opera Software to a Chinese consortium is not going to happen. The deal, approved by company boards and shareholders alike, failed to win […]

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Opera 40 with improved Battery Saver options

Opera launched a new Power Saving mode in Opera 39 to improve the web browser's battery life during mobile use. Opera's own tests showed that the browser's staying powers improved significantly with […]

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Opera 40 new Search popup feature

Opera Software launched a new feature in Opera 40 Developer edition recently that introduces a new Search popup feature in the browser. Opera displays a small popup next to text that you […]

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Opera 38: Find out what is new

Opera 38 Stable was released on June 8, 2016. It features a new power saver mode as well as other improvements. The new Opera browser version is already available, and users can […]

Opera Software shareholders greenlight sale

The sale of Opera Software to a Chinese consortium for 1.2 billion US Dollars has received the required 90% shareholder acceptance rate. Rumors that Opera Software was up for sale emerged as […]

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Opera 39 Personal News update

Opera Software continues to push a news feature in the company's Opera web browser. It plans to release an update to it that gives users more choice when it comes to the […]

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Opera Power Saver launches

Opera Power Saver is a new feature implemented in Opera 39 designed to improve battery life of mobile device when Opera is used as a web browser. A new Power Saver icon […]

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Opera 37: Find out what is new

Opera Software released Opera 37 to the stable channel on May 4th, 2016. The new version is available for all supported desktop operating systems - Windows, Mac and Linux -- and already […]

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Opera Mini update brings ad blocker

Opera Software published an update for the Opera Mini application today that introduces an ad blocker to the mobile web browser. After making an ad blocker available in the desktop version of […]

A closer look at Opera's Browser VPN

Opera Software launched what it calls a Browser VPN or just VPN depending on where you find it in the browser in a recent developer edition of the web browser. Browser VPN […]

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Block Opera VPN from leaking your IP address

Opera Software added a virtual private network (VPN) to Opera Developer a couple of days ago to improve user privacy and security while using the web browser. This VPN client is free […]

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Opera ships with free VPN client

Norwegian company Opera Software released a new version of the Developer Edition of its web browser today that ships with a free built-in VPN option. Opera browser is the first major browser […]

Opera 37 desktop ships with built-in ad blocker

Opera Software announced today that it has added native ad-blocking to the latest developer version of the Opera desktop browser. While Opera Software is not the first company that integrated an ad-blocker […]

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6 Opera Classic Features I wish modern browsers would integrate

The classic Opera web browser was ahead of its time in many regards for most of its existence. Despite that, it never managed to attract a large audience even though it did […]

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Opera 36 will be the last for Windows XP and Vista

Opera Software announced yesterday that Opera 36 will be the last version of the web browser  for Windows XP and Windows Vista, and that all future versions of Opera would only run […]

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Surprise: Opera 12.18 has been released

Opera Software has released version 12.18 of the classic Opera browser two years after the latest update has been made available. When Opera Software switched from the company's own Presto rendering engine […]

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Chinese companies make offer to acquire Opera Software

A consortium of Chinese Internet companies, among them Kunlun and Qihoo 360, plan to acquire Norwegian company Opera Software in a buyout valued at $1.2 billion US Dollars. Rumors about a potential […]

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Opera 35 Final launches with mute and download improvements

Opera Software just released Opera 35 Final, a new version of the web browser introducing several new features including audio muting, download manager improvements and better customization options. The first stable release […]

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How to remove news from Opera's New Tab Page

The latest Opera Developer version highlights upcoming changes to the web browser's new tab page. Probably the biggest change is the introduction of news directly on the startpage below the speed dial […]

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Opera 35 ships with audio muting

Update: Opera 35 Final has been released. Opera Software released an update to the Developer channel (bringing the version to Opera 35) yesterday that introduces a batch of new features and improvements […]

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New versions of Opera Mobile and Mini for Android now available

Norwegian company Opera Software launched new versions of its mobile web browsers for Android today. Opera maintains two different browsers for Android which Android users can download and run on their devices. […]

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Opera 33 Stable brings Opera Turbo 2 support

What's happening over at Opera Software? Apart from suggestions that the company is up for grabs should a serious bidder emerge, business as usual. Opera Software, which abandoned classic Opera some time […]

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Opera Mini's new high compression mode improves compatibility

Opera Mini was a revolutionary application when it launched back in 2005 as it displayed websites on phones just like they looked on desktop systems (sans the larger screen and all that […]

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Some versions of Opera promote SurfEasy VPN now

Norwegian company Opera Software acquired the virtual private network service (VPN) SurfEasy back in March 2015. We expected Opera to integrate the service in the browser at one point in time, and […]


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