18 Oct 2016

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What does VPN mean and should you use one?

VPN's are more popular than ever. Have you jumped on the private network train yet? If not, here's a quick summary of what a VPN actually means and why there's all the buzz around it The internet can feel like a bit of a jungle (and not always a safe one) at the best of...

18 Oct 2016 11:21am GMT

08 Oct 2016

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Email tracking is easy with this Gmail extension for Opera

Today, messaging is wired into our digital lives and the way we communicate with each other both privately and professionally. Messenger apps are on the rise, but does this mean the days of email are gone? We don't think so. With extensions like MailTrack for Gmail, you can bring some of the features common for...

08 Oct 2016 12:10am GMT

03 Oct 2016

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Remove ads on Android and keep track of how many ads you’ve blocked

Have you ever been curious about how many ads you are exposed to when browsing the web? If so, then try the Opera Mini mobile browser's ad blocking features! You will be able to remove ads on Android for FREE, while knowing exactly how many ads are being blocked when loading a page. 1. Remove ads on...

03 Oct 2016 9:16am GMT

30 Sep 2016

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Chromecast support in Opera browser: How to set it up

Would you like to stream your favorite online videos on a big screen? Now you can do it from Opera on your computer with the Chromecast support we've just added. Read on to find out how. How to wire up your Opera browser with Chromecast Get the Download Chrome extension from Opera add-ons catalog. This allows...

30 Sep 2016 10:55am GMT

How to change your IP address

Did you know that more than 24% of the world's internet population have tried or are currently using VPN services? One of the primary reasons is that people want to keep their anonymity while browsing online. What is an IP address and why hide it? IP addresses are individual numbers that identify network-connected devices, computers...

30 Sep 2016 8:33am GMT

Data-saving apps: Free apps to reduce your mobile data usage

Do you have a monthly data limit on your mobile, pay per megabyte for web usage or want to use data roaming on your next trip abroad? Take control of your data by using data-savings apps that reduce the amount you consume, so that you can get maximum usage out of your data limit. Here...

30 Sep 2016 8:00am GMT

27 Sep 2016

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How to set up a VPN

This month, we finally rolled out our built-in VPN in the stable version of Opera for computers. Woohoo! It's free, unlimited and does not require a log-in. A VPN, like the integrated browser VPN feature in Opera for computers, enhances your online privacy by keeping your personal communications more secure, which is especially useful when...

27 Sep 2016 8:48am GMT

26 Sep 2016

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Monitor app data usage: Opera Max pro tips

How much control do you have over your app data? It might live its own life without you even realizing. Fortunately, Opera Max can put you back in control. Opera Max is our free data-management and data-savings app for Android. It shrinks data for videos, photos and more across most Android apps. Download Opera Max...

26 Sep 2016 12:00pm GMT

21 Sep 2016

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How to browse anonymously: 5 simple tips to shield your privacy

Wondering how to browse anonymously? There is no silver bullet solution that will make you fully invisible on the web. However, you can gain some more privacy with these tips: Browse through web-based proxies This is the most basic way to anonymize yourself a bit on the web. A proxy server works as an intermediary...

21 Sep 2016 11:42am GMT

15 Sep 2016

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Two settings you might have missed in the Opera browser

We'd like to share a couple of handy browser settings and tools in Opera for computers you might not have noticed before. Here are some tips and tricks to help you customize your desktop browser. Using the bookmarks bar There is an even faster way to access your bookmarks. When you enable Opera for...

15 Sep 2016 1:47pm GMT