Tips for beginners: a few advanced settings in Opera

Learn about 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

Life hacks - 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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Watch: Opera helps ICT centers on Mandela Day

Every year on July 18th  people around South Africa celebrate Mandela Day by dedicating at least 67 minutes of their time to give back to their communities. These activities commemorate the 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted towards the struggle of human rights and making the world a better place. We will spend our Mandela Day...

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The first computer mouse

Our previous posts brought you back in time to the internet in the 90’s. This time we want to show you what the very first computer mouse looked like. You may be surprised to learn that the first computer mouse was actually made of wood! I know, hard to imagine, right? See for yourself how...

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News this week: Purple Robot, Swatch smartwatch

Have you heard of Purple Robot? Can phones detect your feelings? This and more in today’s round-up of tech news. Purple Robot The Journal of Medical Internet Research released the results of a study focusing on a mobile phone sensor and how it can detect depression. Northwestern University conducted the study. Forty participants used smartphones...

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Internet habits from TNS research: How Russian are you?

Last week, we ran a series of tweets about some interesting internet habits of Russians based on TNS research. A few of our Twitter followers found out that they have the same habits. Now, it’s your turn to find out how Russian you are! The first thing Russians do right after waking up and stretching...

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