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5 free Android and iOS apps for every student

Now that we’re in the digital age, the traditional  “my dog ate my homework” card is harder for students to play. And, with so many digital tools and apps out there to help students streamline and organize their study process, forgetting an assignment or being late for a class is increasingly harder to excuse. Whether...

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Smallest phone? Old mobile ads - Opera News

How big were the smallest phones back in the 90s? Well, big enough to cause some romantic confusion, at least. Check out this old mobile phone commercial, posted by YouTube user MRDD. Come back for more classic internet ads next week!

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How to stay connected abroad on a budget

One of the great things about having a smartphone is that it keeps you connected to your friends, family and the whole internet space, wherever you are. But, have you ever returned from a vacation to find a huge phone bill waiting for you? When you bring your phone abroad, your regular data plan no...

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The internet is abuzz today. Mary Meeker, dubbed the Internet Whisperer, has released the 2015 Internet Trends Report. Simply put, it’s a must-read if you want a picture of where online tech is moving — from top internet companies to what millennials do on their smartphones. The report allows us to focus in on some...

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3 essential tips for planning your next getaway

Going on a weekend break or a well-deserved long vacation? Check out these tips to make sure you use your time wisely, while making the most of your trip. Research Online research is an essential part of planning a trip, but it is even more important to keep your findings organized and at your fingertips....

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Did you know? While access to internet is a necessity for many, it’s still a luxury for a great deal of people. As much as 40% of the world’s population does not live within sufficient mobile network coverage, according to a recent report from McKinsey & Company. At Opera, we care deeply about connecting the...

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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 their tales of mobile-data-overage woes. Within those submissions, we started to see some recurring complaints about how users went over...

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