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June 29, 2011

Opera 11.50 earns Web apps powers

Speed Dial extensions land in Opera 11.50, giving the feature more real-time functionality. (Credit: Opera, Inc.)

Web apps made a tepid splash with the public when they debuted in Google Chrome last year, but that hasn’t stopped other developers like Opera from joining the club. Also known as in-browser apps, Opera 11.50 for Windows (download)Mac (download), and Linux (download), released today, now offers Web apps in the form of Speed Dial extensions. (more…)

July 1, 2010

Opera 10.60 Final Version Released

Opera has released the final version of its 10.60 web browser for Windows, Linux and Mac platforms. Loaded with HTML5 web standard compatibility, Opera 10.60 promises better security and geo-location feature within the browser.
Claimed to be the fastest, Opera 10.60 also brings support for Google’s future web video format – WebM. (more…)

April 14, 2010

Opera Mini now the number one free download

Apple only approved Opera Mini for the iPhone on Monday, but already the application is the number one free download in all iPhone Apps Stores around the globe.
The Opera Mini browser is the number one free download in 22 different countries, including the U.S., U.K, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Denmark, and Australia.

April 12, 2010

Opera Hits 100 Million Users, Leads in Mobile, Lags on Desktop

Opera announced today that its browsers are now used by more than 100 million people worldwide, saying that the distribution between mobile and desktop users is a nearly even split at 50 million a piece.

While 50 million desktop users means just a tiny fraction of the browser market for home users, 50 million mobile users actually represents a dominance in the mobile browser market.


According to the latest numbers by StatCounter, Opera for the desktop comes in fifth (essentially last) place, behind Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. Opera accounts for just under 2% of the browser market, while IE holds 53% of the market share, and Firefox comes in around 32%. Safari, Opera’s nearest competitor (and default Mac browser) accounts for twice as many users as Opera. (more…)