05 Sep 2019

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Opera wins the Red Dot Award for good design of the world’s first gaming browser, Opera GX

The newest browser from the Norwegian company has already been downloaded more than 1 million times since it was released in the early access program in June. Oslo, Norway, Sept 4, 2019 Opera GX launched during the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles to much acclaim from the press and gamers alike. Now it is […]

05 Sep 2019 11:41am GMT

26 Jun 2019

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Opera launches the first browser for iOS with Web 3 support and Crypto Wallet

The blockchain-ready Opera Touch browser for iOS is available for download starting today. This release follows Opera's addition of Crypto Wallet support on Android and PC and means that Opera is now Web 3-ready across all major platforms. Oslo - The award-winning Opera Touch browser for iOS now features crypto wallet integration and Web 3 […]

26 Jun 2019 7:17am 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 to the Opera News app in celebration of the African Cup of Nations in 2019. Throughout the duration of Shake and Win you have the chance to win split prizes over 200M Naira including cash prizes, vouchers, and other surprising exciting gifts. Last year, during...

20 Jun 2019 10:00pm GMT

11 Jun 2019

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Opera opens early access to the world’s first gaming browser, Opera GX

The new PC browser lets gamers control their computer's CPU and memory usage to make their gaming and streaming smoother. It also features Twitch integration and numerous customization options. Los Angeles, California/ Oslo, Norway - There are currently more than 1.2 billion* PC gamers. Today, Opera unveils the world's first web browser tailored to their […]

11 Jun 2019 2:46pm GMT

Opera presents the State of Mobile Web report 2019 for Africa

Opera, one of the world's major browser developers, and a leader in the field of content platforms, presented today the State of Mobile Web 2019 report, which gives a detailed look at the digital landscape of the African region. The report reveals that in Q1-2019, the Opera browsers and standalone news app were used by […]

11 Jun 2019 7:30am GMT

15 May 2019

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Opera to add TRON support to its Crypto Wallet

(Oslo, Norway and San Francisco, CA) - Opera, the first browser with Web 3 capabilities, is announcing its intention to soon support TRON's TRX and other TRC-standard tokens within its browser. Opera's Crypto Wallet already supports ETH and ERC tokens. The decision to add another major blockchain onto its platform, marks a further step in […]

15 May 2019 12:00pm GMT

Opera announces Opera Ads, a powerful, content-based native advertising platform 

Early access program launched in selected markets Oslo, Norway, May 15th 2019. Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA) ("Opera"), one of the world's major browser developers, and leader on AI driven digital content, announced today a new product - Opera Ads - which serves the needs of digital marketers worldwide. The new platform gives advertisers a unique […]

15 May 2019 8:00am GMT

09 Apr 2019

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Opera launches Reborn 3: the first desktop browser ready for Web 3, the Internet of the future

The newest Opera browser for Mac, Windows and Linux now includes a Crypto Wallet, Web 3 explorer and a free VPN. It is designed to give people a sense of control over their online lives and a glimpse into the Web of the future. Oslo - A typical person spends more than six hours each […]

09 Apr 2019 9:37am GMT

01 Apr 2019

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Opera launches Vintage, a new browser from a different era

Opera, the Norwegian browser developer, today announced Opera Vintage, a new browser made for the web of yesterday. Opera Vintage will provide users with exclusive access to their favorite websites from the last millennium in a way that prioritizes feeling over functionality. It's bulky but robust design give users a unique experience browsing their favorite […]

01 Apr 2019 6:54am GMT

20 Mar 2019

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More than 200 million Android users in Europe will soon be asked to choose their new favorite browser

Oslo - Soon, more than 200 million Android users in Europe will be able to choose their favorite browser. In a blog post, Google has outlined that it will "…do more to ensure that Android phone owners know about the wide choice of browsers and search engines available to download to their phones. This will […]

20 Mar 2019 5:36pm GMT

Opera launches built-in VPN in its Android browser

Enhance privacy and security with free and unlimited browser VPN service Oslo, Norway, 20 March, 2019: Opera, the Norwegian browser developer, released a new version of its mobile browser, Opera for Android 51, which now features a built-in VPN service. The new browser VPN is free, unlimited and easy to use. When enabled it gives […]

20 Mar 2019 8:30am 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

20 Feb 2018

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Google Chrome turns on BAS ad blocking – a step forward or too little, too late?

Almost two years ago, we released the first versions of the Opera browsers with native ad blockers. We made the decision to integrate an opt-in ad blocker into our browsers as we observed a surge in installations of extension-based ad blockers. When we asked people why they used ad blockers, the answer was clear: they...

20 Feb 2018 11:31am GMT

30 Jan 2018

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Warning: iPhone X scam. Fake: “FREE Apple iPhone X Visitor Browser Opinion Survey” competition

We are currently observing many websites claiming that your browser developer (or your Internet connection provider) has chosen you (or your IP address) to complete a survey, provide personal information or buy some gadgets to win a free iPhone. Unfortunately, this is a scam. These websites are in no way related to the companies mentioned,...

30 Jan 2018 4:16pm GMT

27 Jan 2018

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Data Privacy Day: Tips & tricks on staying safe online from Opera

The Data Privacy Day on January 28 is a date we particularly care about at Opera, since maintaining our users' privacy has always been important to us and remains a task we care about deeply. Today, we would like to use this opportunity to share some tips and tricks that will help you make sure...

27 Jan 2018 11:01pm GMT

26 Oct 2017

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Welcome to the new Opera forums

Hi, We are excited to announce that our new forums page is ready. Our revamped community site features a new forums engine, a new visual theme, reorganised and tidied categories, an improved search engine, a simplified yet enhanced posts composer and many other features. Users of our old forums site will be able to log...

26 Oct 2017 4:39am GMT

12 Jul 2017

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Join us to fight for net neutrality

At Opera, we've always fought against all kinds of technical thresholds that could slow down the speed of internet for almost two decades with using our compression technology. They are the device hardware that does not have enough CPU power or memory to render web pages, crowded Wi-Fi network, or web pages filled with oversize...

12 Jul 2017 4:00am GMT