5 simple tricks to reduce buffering on iOS

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Imagine this. You’re on a bus or train. You know it takes 30 minutes to get to your stop, and you’re bored. So, you pull out your phone. You search YouTube for the top songs for 2001. You tap to watch Lifehouse’s “Hanging on a moment” video. Then, it appears. The buffering wheel.    ...

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A look at Opera’s data compression history

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For almost a decade now, our compression technology has helped you get the content you want, even with limited data plans or a bad internet connection. Data compression involves us shrinking data before you receive it on your phone, meaning that content is served faster. Let’s take a look at the history of mobile compression...

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New Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad now reduces video buffering

Isn’t the buffering wheel really annoying? We understand. Losing minutes every day because of video lag is no fun. So, we’ve created a solution for it: video boost. Today, we’re giving you the first internet  browser with video optimization — Opera Mini 9 for iOS, with video boost. This means less buffering while watching videos....

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Alpinists save data browsing on Lenin Peak with Opera Max

Usually, we write about our products’ new features and practical recommendations for making the best of them. Today, we’re sharing a different story. Its main characters include a powerful Android app called Opera Max, a tall mountain and a team of adventurous alpinists. A few weeks ago, the united alpinist team from St. Petersburg, Russia,...

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Opera Coast just got even better. Version 3.2 now available

What’s new with Opera Coast? Well let me tell you: We now offer support for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+. We’ve improved the overall user experience based on your good feedback. We’ve redesigned web app icons, so all your favorite websites look fantastic on your home screen. Wait, for the entire web? Well, we don’t...

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Where in the world is Opera Max?

Since its introduction into the U. S. market early in 2014, Opera Max has been helping consumers avoid excessive data charges by extending the overall life of their data plans. Compression is the key. We make 2 MB of data feel like 3 MB of data – which means more videos, social media and browsing,...

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