What are cookies? Some quick mythbusting

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“This website uses cookies.” You’ve come across this message many times while surfing the web. Actually, we deal with browser cookies (sometimes without knowing it) way more often than we have real cookies with our morning coffee. Cookies are an essential part of our browsing experience, but not everyone knows what they are exactly. And,...

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3 must-read travel blogs

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Looking for some inspiration for your next trip or want to kill some time reading amusing stories from travelers around the world? These travel blogs are some of my favorite. Check them out and get inspired for your next adventure!   1. Legal Nomads Jodi quit her job as lawyer in New York to set...

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Top 5 geek travel destinations

Geek Travel Destinations: Akihabara District

I’m obsessed with traveling. And in my recent posts, I’ve shared a few tips and tricks on how to save some money abroad or what apps to download before going on a holiday. Today, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite geek travel destinations, based on their tech appeal. 1. Silicon Valley,...

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A look at internet trends in South Africa

Today, most of us regularly consume digital media of some form, helping to shape internet trends in South Africa . At Opera, we’ve taken a look at some research examining our digital lifestyles and the ever-developing internet landscape in South Africa. Social South Africa WhatsApp kicks to no. 1 as the top social-messenger app in...

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Tips for beginners: a few advanced settings in Opera

If you’re new to Opera, welcome! Fine-tune your Opera browser with a few easy-to-use advanced settings and get more out of your online experiences.   It’s easy to find Opera’s advanced settings: From the main menu, select Settings (Opera > Preferences on Mac). Scroll to the bottom of the page and check the box labeled...

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Life hacks powered by your mobile phone

This month, columnist Payal Dhar guest-blogs for Opera. Payal is a freelance writer and editor who writes on computers, technology, books, games and sometimes also fiction for teens. Our mobile phones are more than just tiny little telephones—but that’s old news, right? These days, they’re fashion accessories, on-the-go entertainment centres, mobile offices and more. It would...

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