Tech news this week: Wi-Fi assist on iOS 9 beta

This post is a part of an ongoing series about mobile data usage.  During October, we hosted a Data Horror Stories contest, where thousands of individuals who have previously been burned by their data plans submitted tales of past mobile-data-overage woes. But, what exactly is mobile data? And, how can we understand it to avoid these...

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For almost a decade now, our compression technology has helped you get the content you want, even with limited data plans or a bad internet connection. Data compression involves us shrinking data before you receive it on your phone, meaning that content is served faster. Let’s take a look at the history of mobile compression...

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Isn’t the buffering wheel really annoying? We understand. Losing minutes every day because of video lag is no fun. So, we’ve created a solution for it: video boost. We’re giving you the first internet  browser with video optimization — Opera Mini 9 for iOS, with video boost. This means less buffering while watching videos. In...

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One of the main features that make the new bookmarks in Opera for computers unique is the additional visual element of including images. You won’t find this in any other browser. Here are the simple steps to adding a visual bookmark. Choose an image When you’re bookmarking a page, you can click through the suggested thumbnails and...

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Usually, we write about our products’ new features and practical recommendations for making the best of them. Today, we’re sharing a different story. Its main characters include a powerful Android app called Opera Max, a tall mountain and a team of adventurous alpinists. A few weeks ago, the united alpinist team from St. Petersburg, Russia,...

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To wrap up the week, we’re sharing the happy news that more people in Myanmar can now get easier access to mobile internet, thanks to Telenor Myanmar and Opera. Photo from Telenor Myanmar Telenor Myanmar has partnered with us to deliver more affordable internet access to its subscribers. Users can now access local relevant content,...

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At Opera, we celebrate many events, but there’s one that we especially love, Halloween, because then we get to wear costumes. I’m currently dressed up as a “young person with daddy issues”. I want to share some tips to get you into the right Halloween mood. Trick or treat Add a Halloween theme to your...

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