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Shareaholic Browser Report: Safari Is On The Rise

Shareaholic Browser Report: Safari Is On The Rise

By Chris Crum May 16, 2014

Shareaholic has released its latest Browser Share Report, which indicates that Safari is creeping up in market share. The data comes from 250 million web users visiting over 200,000 publishers in Shareaholic’s network. Here’s how it shook out over the …

The New Opera Is Finally Out Of Beta The New Opera Is Finally Out Of Beta

Earlier this year, Opera said that it would be ditching its own rendering engine in favor of Google’s Blink. The new browser launched in beta in May, but now a final version is available for all who want to try …

The Chromium-Powered Opera Is Finally Here The Chromium-Powered Opera Is Finally Here

Opera made a big stink a few months ago when it was announced it was ditching its own Presto Web rendering engine in favor of Webkit. After Google announced it was ditching Webkit in favor of its own forked version …

Risë Stevens Dies; Opera Singer Was 99 Risë Stevens Dies; Opera Singer Was 99

Opera singer Risë Stevens died this week at the age of 99. Stevens was best known for her title role in the opera Carmen during the 1950s. According to her New York Times obituary, Stevens died at her home in …

Google Updates WhatBrowser; Mobile Support & More Google Updates WhatBrowser; Mobile Support & More
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Google says that no matter which browser you choose, you should at least be informed on whether or not it’s updated and what the other options are. Three years ago, they created a site that answers those questions and more. …

Opera Renews Its Agreement With Google Opera Renews Its Agreement With Google
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Most major browsers currently available on the market use Google as their default search provider. Mozilla continues to utilize the search engine in Firefox after announcing an agreement in December that will extend their partnership for at least three more …

Take A Journey Through Four Years Of Browser Wars Take A Journey Through Four Years Of Browser Wars
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Oh how things have changed since 2008, when most of the world was browsing the web via Internet Explorer. It’s no secret that IE has been leaking market share over the past few years, but now we have a pretty …

Opera 12 Wants To Use Your Webcam Opera 12 Wants To Use Your Webcam
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Opera 12 went into beta back in April. The newest version of the underdog browser brought along some great new features like improved HTML5 support and better security. Opera 12 is now out of beta and brings along with it …

Facebook Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page Facebook Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page
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This is not as much of a big story as it is fuel to a previous rumor. According to a screencap courtesy FavBrowser, Facebook has ditched Chrome on its recommended browser landing page and opted to suggest users download the …

Facebook Interested in Buying Opera [RUMOR] Facebook Interested in Buying Opera [RUMOR]
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According to a source close with Pocket-lint, Facebook is said to be on the prowl to acquire Opera Software, maker of the Opera web browser. There are a few reasons for why this sounds plausible and one or two for …

WebGL and HTML5 Standars In Opera Beta 12 WebGL and HTML5 Standars In Opera Beta 12
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Opera is one of those less talked about browsers out there. That’s not to say it’s a bad browser, it just gets ignored somehow when the subject is brought up. It really is one of the best browsers out there …

Opera Now Has A Mobile Payment Service Opera Now Has A Mobile Payment Service

Everybody is getting into the mobile payment business these days. While Google Wallet has been one of the most talked about (and hacked) mobile payment options, Opera now offers their own alternative. Opera Software, developer of the Opera browser, announced …

Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile
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Opera has announced updated versions of their web browser software and it is ready for download now. Their smartphone browser is now in its 12th version and it is supposed to be faster and easier than ever. Not only that, …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …

Are Internet Explorer Users Dumb? Are Internet Explorer Users Dumb?
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We are all well aware that IE has been the butt of many jokes over the years, justly or unjustly depending on who you ask. A new report from consulting firm AptiQuant may have just provided ammunition for a whole …

Facebook In Real Life Facebook In Real Life
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Have you ever thought about just how strange your online activity is compared to your actual life? If the two have melded and you are unable to tell the difference anymore, I’m sorry, this won’t make any sense to you. …

Browser War to Heat up with New Products from Opera
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With big news from Google Chrome and Firefox, the browser war has been anything but quiet lately. Norwegian browser Opera has also positioned its place in the war with several recent announcements. At SXSW, WebProNews caught up with Charles McCathieNevile, Opera’s Chief Standards Officer, to talk about the company’s recent efforts.