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.org; 43 Languages, Mobile Support

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 And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014

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 The Browser Wars

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 Exits Beta With New Features

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 Boots Chrome, Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page

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 May Be Looking to Purchase Opera [RUMOR]

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…

Opera 12 Beta Gains A Lot, Loses A Little

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 Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World

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 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,…