18 years of Opera

We turn 18 years old today. Opera started in 1994 as a research project in Telenor, a Norwegian telecommunications company. A year later, on August 30, 1995, the project branched out as a separate company. Today, Opera continues to improve the way we access the web. A lot has happened this year.We began with our...

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Today, Opera 15 has been updated to Opera 16

JUMP LISTS NOW SUPPORTED FOR WINDOWS Jump lists are now supported on Windows. Jump lists allow quicker navigation from the task bar, like getting an overview of your Speed Dial. SUPPORT FOR W3C GEOLOCATION API The geolocation API lets you share your location with trusted websites. When you visit a location-aware website, like foursquare, the...

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Opera helps connect the next 5 billion online

Today, only 2.7 billion people are connected to the internet. The cost of getting online is one of the biggest challenges for users worldwide. We want to help get the next five billion online. For the last 17 years, we have built products and services to get people online. We believe in the power of...

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Get him to the geek

We're thrilled over YouTube's first ever Geek Week! We followed through Geek Week's daily highlights – Blockbuster Sunday, Global Geekery Monday, Brainiac Tuesday, Super Wednesday, Gaming Thursday, and Fan Friday. Our Oslo headquarter houses a lot of them geeky and nerdy bunch. Want to know what geek videos or channels they play on loop? Do...

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Opera 17 Developer stream is out

Only a few weeks since the release of Opera Next 16, the Opera 17 developer stream is out. As with Next, Opera Developer is prone to bugs and crashes. Use with caution! The difference between Opera Developer and Opera Next is that the Next stream gives you a peak of what's to come in the...

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What is a browser?

There are some who actually get it mixed up somehow. No, it’s not a search engine. It’s not a website either. Not very surprising, though. The Internet can sometimes be very confusing. Grovo.com‘s 60-second videos helps sharpen our internet skills. What is a web browser?

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Which browser for your phone?

Are you not sure which browser to get for your mobile phone? We made a nifty decision tree for you.If you're on an Android device, check out our Android guide, where we differentiate our varied browsers available for you.

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