27 Jun 2016

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Velocity Conference talk about Opera and ad blocking

Last week I gave the opening keynote at Velocity conference in Santa Clara, USA, which is the biggest conference focusing on speed and performance - two things Opera is famous for. I presented about how Opera implements ad blocking across our range of browsers - for desktop, for Android, for Windows Phone and for iOS - why consumers choose to this...

27 Jun 2016 12:34pm GMT

21 Jun 2016

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Ad blocker counter and color themes in Opera Mini for Android

Today's launch of Opera Mini for Android brings a user interface overhaul for a brand new look and ad-blocking additions. The new version lets you add personality to your browser with six fun color themes, and see just how many unwanted ads you're blocking on your Android phone. Block ads and see stats on your...

21 Jun 2016 8:00am GMT

20 Jun 2016

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How to extend battery life on your laptop

When you travel and there's no power outlet nearby, or when your seasoned laptop has an annoyingly short life without charging - I'm sure many of you have been in a similar situation. When every minute counts for the battery life, you have to help your laptop do less in order to save power. Find...

20 Jun 2016 1:28pm GMT

15 Jun 2016

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Built-in ad blocker for Android, iOS and Windows Phone

If you're on the lookout for a mobile ad blocker so you can browse faster on your phone, here's a better option for you to check out: Opera's mobile browsers for Android, iOS and Windows Phone now have a built-in ad blocker. We've updated Opera browser for Android to roll out the built-in ad blocker....

15 Jun 2016 2:43pm GMT

09 Jun 2016

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#YouthOnline: Youth Month with Opera

Youth Day in South Africa is just around the corner and our Opera ambassadors are preparing for an exciting online campaign that they hope will bring attention to important issues and make a real impact in their community. We see more and more that the internet has given youth around the world a bigger voice...

09 Jun 2016 11:52am GMT

08 Jun 2016

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Data roaming without fear: Free apps to save vacation data

Afraid to surf the net on your mobile when holidaying abroad, because you dread the data roaming phone bill when you get home? If you're desperate to check maps while on the go, want to find sightseeing tips or make your friends jealous with your social-media selfies, take control of international data roaming. When you bring...

08 Jun 2016 2:55pm GMT

25 May 2016

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How to take a screenshot of a full webpage

Making a capture of your computer screen is fairly easy with the default keyboard shortcuts. But, if you need to take a full page screenshot in your browser, it'll take a couple of extra steps or require a special tool. Here are 4 different ways to capture a full page: Zoom out the page and...

25 May 2016 12:37pm GMT

24 May 2016

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What is the internet of things and how are we all a part of it?

Do you have a smartphone or a tablet? If yes, then you're a part of the internet of things, which has turned into a very popular topic lately. Let's take a closer look at this concept and figure out why we're all involved into it. So, what is the internet of things in the first...

24 May 2016 9:18pm GMT

23 May 2016

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What’s the best ad blocker? Check out the stats

Online advertising helps drive the internet, but bloated ads and heaving tracking can damage your browsing experience by slowing down page loading, compromising privacy and jacking up costs on your mobile data bill. If you don't have an ad blocker yet, then it's time you consider getting one. So, what's the best ad blocker option for...

23 May 2016 1:13pm GMT

10 May 2016

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3 Tips for a better YouTube experience on Opera for computers

Through YouTube, we get instant access to a variety of content, from short movies to pranks to our favorite music videos. In this post, we will share 3 tips to enhance your next YouTube experience. Magic Actions for YouTube™ The first amazing feature is the Magic Actions video app. When using this app, you can...

10 May 2016 2:03pm GMT