Recent News, 2012

Put your PC on a New Year’s diet

Many people are currently making resolutions to slim down in 2013, but have you considered also putting your computer on a well-deserved New Year’s diet? A slow, bloated computer can lead to frustration and less time doing the things you love – definitely a problem if you’ve resolved to stress less and spend more time […]

Mobile web goes unlimited in Tajikistan

Beeline Tajikistan offers now unlimited mobile browsing with Opera Mini Oslo, Norway – December 27, 2012 Opera Software and Beeline Tajikistan announced today that Beeline subscribers will be first in Tajikistan to get unlimited access to the mobile web with the Opera Mini mobile browser. All subscribers using Opera Mini on their phones or tablets […]

Opera + Boxee, just in time for Christmas

San Mateo, USA – December 19, 2012 Opera Software and Boxee today announced that the Opera Devices Software Development Kit (SDK) is powering the HTML5 experience on Boxee TV, a brand-new streaming media player that offers the world’s first cloud DVR, live TV, and Internet Apps. The Opera Devices SDK powers applications like YouTube, Spotify, […]

Have yourself a mobile little Christmas

5 tips to get your phone ready for the holidays They say smartphones can do anything, and now they can even help you get ready for Christmas. Whether you’re staying at home for the holidays, or visiting family and friends in another neighborhood or another continent, you can have easy access to everything you need […]

Top-ten lists highlight European local mobile surfing habits

Oslo, Norway – December 14, 2012 Is it true that some European countries really are sports crazy? And, who are the most news hungry of all Europeans? In this month’s State of the Mobile Web report, Opera Software maps out the usage of local websites all over Europe and reveals the differences in mobile web […]

Vodafone Ghana and Opera team up

Partnership brings better mobile web to millions of subscribers Johannesburg, South Africa – December 14, 2012 Vodafone Ghana and Opera Software have announced a tailored version of the Opera Mini web browser which is now available to Vodafone subscribers. This forms part of a global partnership between Vodafone and Opera, with Ghana the most recent […]

MobiFone launches Opera Mini Data Plan in Vietnam

Oslo, Norway, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – December 12, 2012 Today MobiFone is announcing its Opera Mini Data Plan. This launch has been a result of a partnership agreement between MobiFone and Opera Software, experienced developer of web browsers. Opera Mini Data Plan offers MobiFone subscribers unlimited web-browsing, a faster web browsing experience […]

Opera Mobile Store announces the 2012 Top Apps Awards

San Mateo, USA and Oslo, Norway – December 12, 2012 The Opera Mobile Store, the world’s fifth-largest mobile app store, today announced the winners of the 2012 Top Apps Awards. These awards recognize the best apps in the Opera Mobile Store across multiple categories based on popular user voting. The honorable, overall winners for the […]

Opera pinpoints top-10 mobile advertising highlights for 2012

San Mateo, USA and Oslo, Norway – December 11, 2012 Opera Software today released its year-end special edition of its State of Mobile Advertising report, highlighting key campaigns, brands, publishers and innovations in the mobile advertising industry for 2012. The company pulled these insights from the 10,000+ mobile apps and sites that serve ads using […]

Getting savvy about web browsing with Opera Software’s Surf Safe program

Oslo, Norway and Lucknow, India – December 6, 2012 Opera Software has been working to increase understanding about the importance of healthy internet-browsing habits among young adults. In India, the leading web-browser company has joined hands with the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), to spread student awareness on how to “Surf Safe”, through […]