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Opera 10.50 beta 2 for Windows

February 24th, 2010

Opera 10.50 beta 2 for Windows has been released! Changelog since beta 1 Download Opera 10.50 beta 2 for Windows Beta 2 contains many significant improvements over the first beta, and we would like to thank everyone who helped us test Opera for your great work! Your invaluable feedback really does make a difference, and…

Knowing about choice matters, when millions are asked to select a browser

February 24th, 2010

This week, Mozilla launches the Open To Choice campaign. Aimed at raising awareness among web users in Europe on the importance of making an informed choice when selecting the software and services used to access the Internet. The campaign launches at a time when almost 200 million Europeans in 32 countries will be asked to…

Mac Beta RC

February 23rd, 2010

Opera for Mac has now reached Beta release quality. In that vain here is the first Beta RC! The annoying beep has hopefully been removed so you can enjoy all your favourite short-cuts again. Known Issues Possible freezing on page loading Widgets don’t run or install WARNING: This is a development snapshot: it contains the…

Tip: Recovering closed tabs

February 23rd, 2010

If you’ve ever accidentally closed a tab with something important in it, or shut down the browser only to realize you needed one more bit of information about the webpage you were reading, despair not. Google Chrome remembers the last ten tabs or windows you’ve closed, and lets you restore them. You can get at…

New build for you guys

February 23rd, 2010

Here is a new build with some nice Core updates. Our core department has been working on improving Opera’s cache, and this is the first build with these updates. This build should also be more stable on Windows after running a long time due the fixing of a GDI leak which could cause crashes and…

Drupal 7.0 Alpha 2 released

February 23rd, 2010

Update: Drupal 7.0 Alpha 3 is available now! Our first Drupal 7 alpha version was released just over a month ago. Today, we’re proud to announce the release of the second alpha version of Drupal 7.x for your further testing and feedback. The first alpha announcement provided a comprehensive list of improvements made since Drupal…

MIX – Microsoft, W3C and SVG

February 22nd, 2010

In addition to our engagement in the SVG Working Group, Doug Schepers, W3C Team Contact for the SVG Working Group, and I are going to be presenting SVG: The Past, Present and Future of Vector Graphics for the Web, at MIX 2010 in Las Vegas this coming March to share help developers understand where SVG…

Fix for Windows 7 crash and

February 21st, 2010

Here’s another Windows build. HTML5 <video> should be working again, and we reverted the fix that caused the crashes in Windows 7. The changelog is basically: Fixed: DSK-282162 <video> element no longer working Reverted fix: DSK-278062 File icons in the download dialog are stretched You can now watch the video from Friday’s Mac build on…

Weekend snapshot

February 20th, 2010

Another Windows snapshot is ready for testing. There will probably not be anything for Unix and Mac this weekend. Note that we would still like to know if you are able to find any problems when upgrading from previous versions. Known Issues Crashes a lot under Windows 7 (can be worked around by disabling opera:config#UserPrefs|UseWindows7TaskbarThumbnails)…

Bringing to the Mac (and a free movie!)

February 19th, 2010

We now bring you the latest and greatest from the Mac Team! The team has fixed bugs, improved Cocoa integration, introduced an annoying beeping sound whenever you press keyboard shortcuts (known issue!), and last but certainly most exciting: brought <video> to the Mac! To ensure that we actually get some testing of this, we have…