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  • Opera responds to Amazon's Cloud-powered 'Silk' browser

    One of to features of Amazon's recently announced Kindle Fire tablet drawing attention is its WebKit-based 'Silk' Web browser. What makes Silk different from most browsers is its 'split browser' approach: Putting together complicated Web pages in Amazon's Cloud infrastructure before downloading the end result to the browser.

    Written by Rohan Pearce30 Sept. 11 10:17
  • 13 features that make each Web browser unique

    Many cynical users assume Web browsers do little more than dutifully render HTML. The content is the most important part, they say, so it makes little difference which browser you use.

    Written by Peter Wayner02 May 11 20:08
  • Mobile Web browsers: Hands-on with Firefox 4 for mobile

    Apps are all about choice. And nowhere is choice more appealing than in the world of Web browsing. In the early days of smartphones, users had no choice but to use the browser that came installed with the operating system, but now we have multiple choices: This week saw the release of Mozilla's Firefox 4 for Mobile, and Opera's Mini 6 and Mobile 11. Both browsers look to expand on the bundled mobile browsers' functionality by adding easy-to-use features and social network sharing.

    Written by Melissa J. Perenson25 March 11 08:44
  • Opera releases Web page debugger

    Opera Software has embedded into its Web browser a beta set of tools, collectively called Dragonfly, that can help developers find errors in their complex Web pages, the company announced Monday.

    Written by Joab Jackson15 March 11 07:54
  • Mobile internet is already dominant, survey says

    The people behind the Opera mobile Web browser have released the results of their State of the Mobile Web survey, which questioned 300,000 users in July and August this year. It makes for fascinating reading.

    Written by Keir Thomas30 Nov. 10 08:51
  • Opera upgrades mobile browser for Symbian

    Looking to speed up browsing on the Symbian platform, Opera Software released on Wednesday Opera Mobile 10.1 for Symbian/Series 60 phones, offering faster JavaScript performance, the company said.

    Written by Paul Krill25 Nov. 10 06:52
  • Opera to launch full-fledged Android browser

    Opera has announced a full-fledged Opera Mobile browser for smartphones running the Google Android OS. Opera Mobile for Android, which is slated to arrived within a month, will feature hardware acceleration and pinch-to-zoom functionality.

    Written by Daniel Ionescu15 Oct. 10 00:38
  • HTML5 raises new security issues

    When it comes to new security issues, the security team for the Firefox browser have the new version of the Web HyperText Markup Language, HTML5, foremost on the mind.

    Written by Joab Jackson21 Aug. 10 03:07
  • Opera's Mini 5 browser comes to Android

    Opera has released a beta version of its Mini 5 Web browser for Android-based smartphones, the company said on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs12 March 10 05:33
  • Opera 10.5 grabs browser speed crown

    Opera Software's beta of Opera 10.5 leapfrogged every rival to become the world's fastest browser, benchmark tests show.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 Feb. 10 00:25
  • Opera to reveal alternative iPhone browser next week

    Opera Software plans to demo a version of its Opera Mini browser for the iPhone at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona next week. Opera Mini will offer faster browsing than Apple's Safari, which ships on iPhones, Opera said Wednesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs11 Feb. 10 07:01