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While advertising is an important part of the internet, much of today’s web is plagued with slow loading ads. Cumbersome ads are one of the main reasons why people choose to use an ad blocker. These ads are also a major issue for the websites themselves. To illustrate the problem, we have released results from...

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Over the last year, we have introduced a series of new features such as free VPN and native ad blocking. Earlier this year we also presented Opera Neon, a concept browser that gave you a glimpse into the future of desktop browsers. Now, the best parts of Neon are being brought to the new Opera...

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This spring, we are working hard to level up your Opera Max experience! Introducing Opera Max 3.0. This is a major update with an all new design, optimized for easier use of the powerful data savings and data management tools inside Opera Max. Get tips on how to manage your apps’ data use and privacy...

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Today, Opera becomes the first major browser after Apple’s Safari to introduce support for the Touch Bar in a final version. How you can browse with Touch Bar Opera’s implementation of Touch Bar enables contextual actions such as going back, focusing the address field, and navigating through Speed Dials. The most interesting feature for most...

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A year ago, we released the very first version of our desktop browser with native ad blocking. We did it to double the browsing speed and challenge the online ad industry, pushing the idea that there should be a switch towards more user-friendly ads. Since then, more people than ever have started to block ads...

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Today, we are bringing you Opera 43, the fastest version ever, with instant page loading and Profile Guided Optimization (PGO) on board. Speed is what matters most Since web content is getting heavier and heavier, web browsers need to load pages faster and faster to keep up with user expectations. Last year, we sped up...

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