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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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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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A year ago, we set out to explore what web browsers might look like in years to come. Now, you can try Opera Neon – a concept browser that gives you a glimpse into the future of desktop browsers. Today’s web browsers are not as fresh as they used to be At Opera, we have...

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What an amazing year! For us, it all started earlier this year during our 2016 kick-off workshop, where we reviewed whether browsers today actually did what people need them to do. To our surprise, we quickly realized browsers were not paying proper attention to people’s needs. None of the major browsers provided the features expected...

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This year, we celebrate 20 years of making a browser. 2016 has been a big year for Opera, one in which we have been able to make the browser a lot better. There is no better way to complete such an amazing year than bringing you a new version with a very special number. Opera...

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