Recent News, 2006

Play with the Web: Opera browser now available for download on Wii

Oslo, Norway – December 22, 2006 Today a free trial version of the Opera browser is available for download on Nintendo’s hot, new game console, Wii. Wii revolutionizes the gaming experience with the Wii Remote. The unique Wii Remote has made it possible to surf the Web in a new way with the Opera browser […]

Opera partners with Samsung to license Opera Mobile for future handsets

Oslo, Norway – December 21, 2006 Opera Software today announced Samsung Electronics has signed an agreement with Opera Software to deliver Opera Mobile on Samsung mobile handsets.   Opera Mobile is Opera Software’s standards-compliant Web browser for advanced mobile phones. The browser uses Opera’s Small Screen Rendering technology to reformat Web pages for viewing on […]

The Opera browser for Wii launches just in time for the holidays

Oslo, Norway – December 19, 2006 Opera Software today announces that a trial version of its Web browser for Nintendo’s new game console, Wii, will be available on December 22, 2006. The trial version of the Opera browser for Wii is available for download, free of charge from the the Wii Shop Channel. For a […]

Opera Introduces Fraud Protection, Powered by GeoTrust and PhishTank: New release expands Opera’s commitment to secure browsing

Oslo, Norway – December 18, 2006 Opera Software today introduced real-time FraudProtection in its award-winning Web browser. Fraud Protection includestechnology from GeoTrust, the leading digital certificate provider, andPhishTank, a collaborative clearing house for data and information aboutphishing on the Internet. Fraud Protection is available in Opera 9.1, thenewest version of Opera’s Web browser. Opera is […]

Opera Miniâ„¢ Web browser pre-installed with Nokia 6300

Oslo, Norway – December 14, 2006 Opera Software announces its Opera Mini Web browser is shipping in most markets with selected Nokia 6300s. With the Nokia 6300 weighing in at a mere 91 grams, Opera Mini complements the phone’s sleek, compact architecture by enabling fast Web browsing on all sites with little requirements needed of […]

Opera Mini drives social networking on mobile phones

Oslo, Norway – November 28, 2006 Today, Opera Software introduces Opera Mini 3.0, the latest version of the award-winning mobile browser already used by eight million people worldwide The upgrade available today introduces new features that enhance mobile social networking abilities on all community sites: photo sharing, RSS feed reader and secure connections. Opera Mini […]

mobilkom austria first to offer free mobile surfing with Opera Mini

Oslo, Norway and Vienna, Austria – October 31, 2006 Opera Software today announced that mobilkom austria, the leading Austrian mobile operator, isthe world’s first to offer its customers the unique opportunity to surfthe Web from their mobile phones free of charge during the month ofNovember 2006. Users can simply download the Opera Miniâ„¢ mobile browseronto […]

Opera Mini goes to Hungary: Leading operator pre-installs mobile Web browser

Oslo, Norway and Budapest, Hungary – October 31, 2006 Opera Software today announced that Pannon, a leading Hungarian mobile operator, willdistribute the Opera Mini mobile browser to its three million subscribersin Hungary. Pannon is pre-installing Opera Mini on 10 high-volume handsets from leading manufacturers including Nokia and Sony Ericsson. In addition,Pannon will also distribute Opera […]

Mini proves smart: Opera Miniâ„¢ Web browser for your BlackBerryâ„¢ or Treoâ„¢

Oslo, Norway – October 24, 2006 Opera Software today announced thatOpera Miniâ„¢, the free Web browser for mobile phones, is available for thepopular BlackBerryâ„¢ and Palm© handsets. Opera Miniâ„¢ offers BlackBerryâ„¢ andPalm© Treoâ„¢ users a faster delivery of Web pages and overall better userexperience. According to Gartner reports*, 42.1 million PDA and smartphone unitsshipped globally […]

Nintendo DS Browser launches across Europe today

Oslo, Norway – October 6, 2006 Opera Software today announced that the Nintendo DSBrowser powered by Opera is now available in Europe. Packaged just like a Nintendo DSgame cartridge, the Nintendo DS Browser is sold at an estimated retail price of€39.99 in all major games retailers. The Nintendo DS Browser is available as astandard DS […]