Recent News, 2003

Spreading cheer with digital imaging: Opera and Make9 Offer a Discounted Image Showcasing Service for Opera Users

Oslo, Norway – Dec. 17, 2003 Opera Software and Make9 today announced a special discounted offer for Opera users to showcase their digital pictures using Make9’s online studio. Among many creative possibilities, the service allows users to publish movies, puzzles and even 3D effects with their digital images to feature them in a personalized URL. […]

My Opera revamped: New Site Unlocks Hidden Features in Opera

Oslo, Norway – Dec. 15, 2003 Opera Software today unveiled a completely new version of its community site, My Opera. Community registered visitors can now exchange browser builds and functions, revealing the secrets in Opera’s development. This is also one of the first sites developed using the new mobile Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standard making […]

The vision coming true: Opera Proves Breakthrough for Full Internet Browsing in Marathon Month

Las Vegas, NV – Nov. 17, 2003 One year after announcing the technology breakthrough that made it possibleto bring the full Internet into the pockets of millions of users, Opera has provedover the last few weeks that its vision is fast becoming a reality. Opera is nowshipping with major handset manufacturers, cementing Opera’s vision of […]

Sendo Chooses Opera Browser Technology for Full Web Experience

Oslo, Norway and Birmingham, UK – Nov. 7, 2003 Sendo, the British mobile phone manufacturer, and Opera Software todayannounced that Opera technology underpins the Sendo X’s Internet browser.With Opera’s technology, the Sendo X delivers meaningful mobile Internet content, any time, any place, in a small and light device. Opera’s innovative “Small-Screen Rendering” â„¢ (SSR)reformats the […]

BenQ goes for Opera

BenQ Includes Opera on Upcoming P30 Smartphone Taipei, Taiwan and Oslo, Norway – Nov. 4, 2003 Opera Software today announced that BenQ, a leading manufacturer of digital lifestyle devices, has decided to include the Opera’s Smartphone Edition on their Symbian-based P30 smartphone. Opera revolutionized the mobile and Internet industry with the launch of Small-Screen Renderingâ„¢ […]

Opera goes mainstream

Opera for Nokia 6600 now for all Series 60 smartphones Oslo, Norway – October 27, 2003 After having been released on the new Nokia 6600, Opera Software today made available for download a new and improved browser that includes many of the enhancements made in the Nokia 6600 delivery for all other phones that are […]

Cheers for Opera in Japan

Opera awarded 2003 best product design Oslo, Norway – October 21, 2003 Opera Software is happy to announce it has been awarded the 2003 Best Product Design in Software Applications by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization. This is the third software design award Opera has received in Japan in a year. Since Opera’s Japanese […]

Opera scores a grand slam

Opera 7.21 for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris unleashed Oslo, Norway – October 14, 2003 Opera Software today announced a grand slam release of Opera 7.21 for Windows, Linux (SPARC, Intel, PPC), FreeBSD (Intel), and Solaris (SPARC). Today’s release introduces a new and improved package of features. Opera was the first browser to introduce a […]

Introducing the Opera Platform

Full Browser/Phone Integration Brings Next-Level Mobile Experience Oslo, Norway – Oct. 10, 2003 Opera Software today announced the Opera Platform for operators and handsetmanufacturers. By enabling full integration between handheld devices’ localapplications, the available Opera browser environment and operators’ onlinecontent, users can now get a continously more fun, dynamic mobile phone experienceright on the mobile […]

The results are in

Telecom operator traffic goes through the roof using Opera Oslo, Norway – October 7, 2003 On June 4 this year, the Portuguese telecom operator Optimus pioneered the mobile Internet by launching their own branded version of Opera’s Smartphone Edition on their Nokia 3650 phones. The preliminary results are now in, proving Optimus’ hunch correct. Data […]