19 Dec 2019

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Opera Mini and Mdundo Step Up the Beat in Africa

The most popular mobile browser and music service to provide free downloadable music in nine African countries. Opera and Mdundo, a leading African music sharing platform, has announced that Opera Mini users can now, for free, listen to and download their favorite music from the most recognized artists in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, […]

19 Dec 2019 8:30am GMT

12 Dec 2019

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Opera brings Opera GX, the world’s first gaming browser to macOS

Opera GX is now ready to run on your Mac. According to a representative study conducted by Opera on gamers in the US, 14% of people play computer games on their macOS devices, while 82% use Windows machines. Although not dominant on the market, Mac remains a relevant gaming environment. The macOS version of the world's first gaming browser is now available for download in early access mode.

12 Dec 2019 8:45am GMT

06 Dec 2019

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OKash wins the best mobile loan platform of the year at the 3rd Digital Tech Excellence Awards

OKash, one of the most popular microlending applications in Kenya, won the award as the best Mobile Loan Platform of 2019 at the 3rd Digital Tech Excellence Awards in Nairobi, Kenya. The award recognizes the outstanding positive impact the microlending app has had on the everyday life of its users in Kenya. OKash is an […]

06 Dec 2019 8:01am GMT

05 Dec 2019

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Opera for Android puts less strain on your eyes with a new night mode and by turning bright web pages dark

With version 55 of its Android browser, Opera is continuing to improve the visual experience by introducing a completely redesigned night mode which reduces the light pollution caused by your phone to the bare minimum. Now, Opera not only lets you dim the browser, it also turns white web pages dark - even if they aren't designed that way. You can also now adjust the color temperature of your browser manually.

05 Dec 2019 7:55am GMT

18 Nov 2019

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Opera Ads releases new ad units to improve how online businesses interact with their customers

Opera Ads is a fast-growing online advertising platform that seamlessly integrates into the Opera product portfolio and its 350 million global users. The company has recently announced the addition of new ad units that will help advertisers increase engagement with their target audiences and maximize the performance of their online campaigns. In traditional online advertising, […]

18 Nov 2019 8:00am GMT

13 Nov 2019

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Opera makes browsing four times faster in Nigeria with the installation of new local servers in Lagos

The new data servers have just improved the internet experience for millions of Nigerians. Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world's major browser developers and leader in AI-driven digital content, has officially announced the successful installation of their new local servers hosted within the MDXi Lekki Data Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, which is also […]

13 Nov 2019 8:00am GMT

12 Nov 2019

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Opera launches Opera News Hub, a new online media platform where content creators can reach over 350 million people

The new media platform helps authors and bloggers produce and distribute original content while getting discovered by new audiences Opera, the Norwegian browser developer and leader on AI driven digital content, announced today that Opera News, the most downloaded news app in Nigeria, is expanding its platform with the introduction of Opera News Hub - […]

12 Nov 2019 8:39am GMT

28 Oct 2019

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Opera launches OLeads in Nigeria to enable growth for more than 40 million small and medium size enterprises

The new online lead generation platform integrates seamlessly into Opera's scalable advertising ecosystem in Nigeria. Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world's major browser developers and leader in AI-driven digital content, has announced the launch of OLeads-a new online lead generation platform for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). OLeads offers a unique tools to […]

28 Oct 2019 1:13pm GMT

22 Oct 2019

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Opera is adding a splash of color in a major upgrade to its Android browser

The newest version of Opera for Android steps beyond dark and light modes in a major interface redesign and adds Bitcoin support.

22 Oct 2019 9:08am GMT

15 Oct 2019

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Oslo is where two of the world’s browser engines were born. Let’s celebrate World Browser Day

Opera's former CTO and one of the web's founding fathers, Håkon Wium Lie, proposes World Wide Browser Day in an interview and unveils a commemorative plaque at the location of the first Opera HQ in Oslo. Presto and WebKit celebrated on October 16,World Wide Browser Day On October 16, a blue historical plaque will be...

15 Oct 2019 2:17pm GMT

11 Oct 2019

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How Opera Mini helps in academic and professional life

Hello everyone, A couple of weeks ago, when we met with some Opera users in Nigeria, we got the opportunity to talk with Oluwaseunfunmi and Seun who are both long-time Opera Mini users. They shared with us their life stories and experiences with the Opera Mini browser, telling us what using Opera Mini means to...

11 Oct 2019 9:06am GMT

07 Oct 2019

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The Opera browser becomes almost 20 percent faster thanks to enhanced privacy features

Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world's leading browser providers, has just added a new tracker blocker, which speeds up web browsing by almost 20 percent. The new feature compliments Opera's set of existing privacy-enhancing features including an ad blocker and a free, unlimited VPN. The company is also introducing improvements to the Snapshot tool which make taking and sharing screenshots more fun.

07 Oct 2019 9:20am GMT

30 Sep 2019

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Meet Tochi (25) from Nigeria – a long term Opera user

Hello everyone, It was great to meet some of you in Lagos, Nigeria a few weeks ago and to hear your thoughts about Opera. While there, we got up-close and personal and spoke with Seun, Mofe, Oluwaseunfunmi, and Tochi about how they had discovered Opera. They also told us how Opera browsers and Opera News,...

30 Sep 2019 12:00pm GMT

New commenting mechanism on Opera blogs

Hello everyone, Today we wanted to let you know that we are changing the commenting mechanism on Opera Blogs. What this means in practice is that we are replacing the former solution with a new commenting system that utilizes the Opera forums. From now on, in addition to the usual comments section underneath the blog...

30 Sep 2019 8:09am GMT

24 Sep 2019

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Watch your favorite chess tournaments in Opera GX

Opera GX is an appreciated browser alternative for everyone that loves gaming. Especially with the CPU, RAM & Network-Limiters which are highlighted among the custom features in the browser. However, GX is not only for those who play games such as LoL, PUBG and RPGs, but is also relevant for chess players and people who...

24 Sep 2019 8:29am GMT

20 Jun 2019

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Shake and Win is back in Opera News with over 200 million Naira in prizes

Opera News has reintroduced the mini game Shake and Win on the Opera News app in celebration of the African Cup of Nations in 2019. Throughout the duration of Shake and Win on Opera News, you have the chance to win split prizes worth over 200M Naira, including cash prizes, vouchers and other surprising and...

20 Jun 2019 10:00pm GMT

04 Sep 2018

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The story of Emminex: Opera Mini and Worldreader International Literacy Day 2018 Celebration

Get to know Emminex, the Game of Thrones fan and Opera Mini user who writes poems inspired by fantasy books he finds in the Worldreader app Emminex is a very avid reader who reads for at least four hours every day on his mobile phone. He loves writing poetry and seeing animated films. He's a...

04 Sep 2018 2:55pm GMT

08 Jun 2018

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Opera for Android 46 comes with themes and night mode

The Opera for Android team has been busy adding a lot of new things for you in the latest version. We listen to comments and suggestions from our users, and we know that personalization and customization are valued. Themes We are happy to announce themes! Now you can browse with your own style. Tweak the...

08 Jun 2018 9:53am GMT

08 Mar 2018

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Happy International Women’s Day – The women behind the Opera browser Part II

Today is International Women's Day, the day where women from different fields, educational levels and backgrounds are recognized and celebrated all around the world for their achievements. Presently, women make up just 17% of the tech workforce, thus more and more women are encouraged to pursue careers in tech. Initiatives such as Girls who Code...

08 Mar 2018 1:46pm GMT

Happy International Women’s Day – The women behind the Opera browser Part I

Today is International Women's Day, the day where women from different fields, educational levels and backgrounds are recognized and celebrated all around the world for their achievements. Presently, women make up just 17% of the tech workforce, thus more and more women are encouraged to pursue careers in tech. Initiatives such as Girls who Code...

08 Mar 2018 10:34am GMT