|Forum: Opera Browser Usage and Support|
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|1:|| Opera now has a free and unlimited built-in VPN|
The latest developer version of Opera now has a free VPN baked right in
|Apr 21, 2016|
|2:|| Vivaldi Browser 1.0 Out of Beta|
"We're introducing features and customizations that browsers today don't have."
|Apr 6, 2016|
|3:|| Opera For Desktop Gets Native Ad Blocking|
Opera's latest version has built-in ad blocking.
|Mar 10, 2016|
|4:|| Opera In $1.2 Billion Buyout Offer|
Opera's board has recommended acceptance.
|Feb 10, 2016|
|5:|| Opera 16 Final|
Hot on the heels of Opera 15 we now have Opera 16, but it's still missing a lot of features
|Aug 28, 2013|
|6:|| Chromium powered Opera 15|
The newest version of Opera is now out of beta and ready for your Mac or PC
|July 3, 2013|
|7:|| Opera releases new Chromium-powered desktop browser|
Opera says the latest generation of its desktop browser has been "completely re-engineered under the hood", with the most notable change being that it now runs on Chromium
|May 28, 2013|
|8:|| Opera Reaches 300 Million Users and Will Transition To WebKit Engine and Chromium|
To provide a leading browser on Android and iOS, this year Opera will make a gradual transition to the WebKit engine, as well as Chromium, for most of its upcoming versions of browsers for smartphones and computers.
|Feb 13, 2013|
|9:|| Opera 12.10 Out Of Beta, Including Better Extensions and SPDY Support|
The new browser comes with more powerful extensions possibilities and with 'Live Tiles', like Speed Dial entries that can display Facebook pictures, Pinterest 'trends' and up-to-date weather forecasts, and more.[br][br]Opera now also supports Flexbox, an easier way to do page layouts.
|Nov 6, 2012|
|10:|| Opera 12 Released|
"The first noteworthy browser release in months: Opera 12 was released yesterday featuring the only cross-platform hardware acceleration thanks to OpenGL. Support for WebGL, drag-and-drop, CSS3 animations, CSS3 transitions and there is even an Opera 12 64 Bit installer available."
|June 15, 2012|
|11:|| Opera Launches Payment Exchange Platform, With APIs For Developers|
Opera Software is diving deeper into the mobile payments spectrum with the introduction of the Opera Payment Exchange.[br][br]So far, Opera has already inked deals and formed partnerships with InMobi SmartPay, Yandex.Money and Bango, and the Oslo-based enterprise is planning to further expand coverage worldwide throughout the year.
|Feb 28, 2012|
|12:|| Opera 11.50 "Swordfish" Now Available|
Opera 11.50 introduces a new and novel type of browser extension: Speed Dial extensions. Instead of handy thumbnails and links to your top sites, you can embed your Speed Dial with extensions that keep you updated instantly on what is happening around the Web. Take weather updates, for example. Why click through to a website when you can get the current conditions live at a glance? Or, why not be the first to know the hot news of the day just by opening a new tab?
|June 28, 2011|
|13:|| Opera Founder Jon S. von Tetzchner Resigns Over Differences With Board|
In an email to Opera employees, von Tetzchner said that "It has become clear that The Board, Management and I do not share the same values and we do not have the same opinions on how to keep evolving Opera. As a result I have come to an agreement with the Board to end my time at Opera. I feel the Board and Management is more quarterly focused than me."
|June 25, 2011|
|14:|| Opera 11.5 Has Full Hardware Acceleration|
Our hardware acceleration is a bit different from what other browsers are doing. Like IE9 and Firefox 4, we do full hardware acceleration of all draw operations, but unlike those browsers, who only offer this acceleration on Windows Vista and Windows 7, our implementation will run on any OS with sufficient hardware support.[br][br]This means we can have full hardware acceleration on Windows XP, Linux, Mac OS X and OpenGL ES 2 capable devices such as recent smartphones and web-enabled TVs.
|Mar 2, 2011|
|15:|| Opera 11 Beta Released; Includes Tab Stacking and Extensions|
"Opera 11 beta is available for Windows, Mac and Unix."
|Nov 23, 2010|
|16:|| Opera 11 will have Extensions|
Today, at Up North Web, Opera Extensions was confirmed to be a feature of Opera 11.
|Oct 14, 2010|
|17:|| Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch|
Opera today announced its popular mobile browser, Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch on the App Store.
|Apr 13, 2010|
|18:|| Vodafone To Add Opera Mini Browser To Emerging Market Handsets|
"With this product, we can transform even basic handsets into very capable Internet browsing devices, enabling millions of people to enjoy the social and economic aspects of the Internet that many already take for granted,"
|Apr 7, 2010|
|19:|| Opera Reports Downloads Doubled Since Microsoft Browser Choice Screen|
"Web browser Opera says that downloads of its software have doubled since Microsoft introduced browser choice to Windows users on 1 March."
|Mar 19, 2010|
|20:|| Opera 10.5 Beta Released - Scores 100 of 100 on Acid Test 3|
|Feb 13, 2010|
|21:|| Opera Buys Mobile Ad Startup AdMarvel For $8M In Cash Plus A $15M Earn|
"...Opera Software announced that it has agreed to acquire AdMarvel, a small privately-held mobile advertising company based in San Mateo, California."
|Jan 21, 2010|
|22:|| Opera appoints new Chief Executive Officer|
"Opera Software today announced that Lars Boilesen has been named the company's new Chief Executive Officer... he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, from 2000 to 2005."
|Jan 5, 2010|
|23:|| First build of Opera 10.5 Alpha is Awesome!|
The need for speed, "There's a ton of new awesome in this build."
|Dec 24, 2009|
|24:|| Opera Unite: Web Server on the Web Browser|
"Opera Unite harnesses the power of today's fast connections and hardware, allowing all of us to help define the future landscape of the Web, one computer at a time."
|June 16, 2009|
|25:|| Opera 10 beta Available||June 3, 2009|
|26:|| Happy 15th Birthday, Opera!|
"Lovin' the classic 1994-era home page design."
|Apr 28, 2009|
|27:|| Yahoo! Mobile to Distribute the Opera Mini Browser|
"Yahoo! is expected to begin distributing Opera Mini via Yahoo! Mobile and also as a standalone download from Yahoo!'s mobile Web sites in the near future." - Opera Press Release
|Feb 19, 2009|
|28:|| Opera 10 Alpha Released - Scores Perfect 100/100 Acid3 Render Test!|
"Opera has fine-tuned its standards support and, as a result, Opera 10 alpha achieves an Acid3 100/100 Test score. This version also provides Web developers with a whole range of new technologies for building better Web sites."
|Dec 4, 2008|
|29:|| Opera Browser 9.6 Released||Oct 8, 2008|
|30:|| Opera Mobile 9.5 (Beta) Now Available||July 18, 2008|
|31:|| Opera Launches Their "Web Standards" Curriculum|
Many web designers have little idea of web standards, accessibility or user-centric design. Opera is now filling the gap, with an initial offering of 23 articles in their Web Standards Curriculum - and at least 30 more to come.
|July 9, 2008|
|32:|| Opera 9.5 Released||June 12, 2008|
|33:|| Opera Partners With Haute Secure In Opera 9.5 To Tackle Web-Based Threats|
"Available in Opera 9.5, the upcoming new version of Opera's Web browser, Fraud Protection featuring HauteSecure technology prevents users from accidentally or unknowingly downloading rogue malware designed to steal personal data such as credit card numbers, passwords and other identity information."
|June 6, 2008|
|34:|| Opera Dragonfly - web developer tools now available (alpha)|
Opera hasn't had real developer tools for far too long, but the wait is soon over. An alpha release is now available.
|May 8, 2008|
|35:|| Opera 9.27 Released, Fixes Bugs and Security||Apr 3, 2008|
|36:|| Opera Mini 4.1 Beta For Mobiles Claims 50 PCT Faster Browsing|
"Opera claims to have boosted mobile surfing speeds by up to 50% with a new version of its Mini browser."
|Apr 3, 2008|
|37:|| Opera Files Antitrust Complaint with the EU|
The complaint describes how Microsoft is abusing its dominant position by tying its browser, Internet Explorer, to the Windows operating system and by hindering interoperability by not following accepted Web standards.
|Dec 13, 2007|
|38:|| Opera is Coming to Silicon Valley|
In a move that signals a more aggressive involvement in the US market, Opera Software is opening offices in California's Silicon Valley.
|July 3, 2007|
|39:|| Opera Browser Tops Security List Again - No Known Bugs|
"Opera is the only browser to have patched 100% of its known security bugs, according to Secunia."
|Jan 31, 2007|
|40:|| Opera 9.1 released with Fraud Protection|
"The latest version of the Opera Web browser incorporates a technology that warns users when they visit a fraudulent site."
|Dec 18, 2006|