09 Nov 2016

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Opera reaches 100m users in Africa

Twenty one years ago, two Norwegian developers started Opera Software with the vision of an open, an affordable internet. In the mid 1990s, the view that access to the internet should be a universal right was a radical one. With less than 1% of the world online at the time, it was a pipe dream...

09 Nov 2016 3:43pm GMT

01 Nov 2016

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More than 50% of top shopping apps collect users’ personal information through trackers

More than half of the top 60 Android shopping apps collect users' personal information through trackers, a new study finds. The result is from a privacy risk assessment on Opera Max, a leading data management and data savings app for Android. The 60 most popular shopping apps were reviewed using privacy mode on this app. Another...

01 Nov 2016 9:18am GMT

28 Oct 2016

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4 ways to save bookmarks in Opera Mini

Did you know you have four options to save bookmarks in Opera Mini? Take a look at these features in the three-dots menu that will help organize your favorite sites: 1. Save for offline reading This option is perfect for those times when you run out of mobile data - or if you are on a...

28 Oct 2016 12:49pm GMT

26 Oct 2016

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Browser games – five games to check out

Need a break from work or some fun at home? Check out browser games - they don't need installation and all you need is an internet connection! I chose five games that I liked that are simple and easy to get into. Two tips before you start playing browser games Check that your Opera browser...

26 Oct 2016 8:33am GMT

24 Oct 2016

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Follow news sources you like with RSS reader in Opera

Want more personalized content on your browser? Opera for computers has RSS support for its personalized news reader. What is an RSS feed? An RSS feed is a web format used to serve regularly changing content. If a website you like has an RSS feed, you can add it into your reader and stay up-to-date...

24 Oct 2016 7:26am GMT

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