Nordic countries have a craving for online news

Opera press releases - Fri, 2014-02-28 08:44
What is it with the Nordic countries and their obsession with news on the web? In the latest State of the Mobile Web report, Opera Software takes a look at the surfing habits of Opera Mini mobile browser users in the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. Read more
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Hands-free Google Voice Search in Chrome

Chrome - Thu, 2014-02-27 18:24
If you've ever tried to cook and search at the same time—say, when your hands are covered in flour and you need to know how many ounces are in a cup—you know it can be tricky. With the latest Chrome Beta, you can search by voice on Google—no typing, clicking or hand-washing required. Simply open a new tab or visit Google.com in Chrome, say "Ok Google," and then start speaking your search. Read more
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Laura Kalbag on Freelance Design: Delivery Logistics

A List Apart - Thu, 2014-02-27 13:30

If there’s one phrase in client services that irritates me, it’s “what the client expects.” Clients come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and types of experience. If a client has previously worked with a designer, then they’ll likely base their expectations on that process. If a client hasn’t worked with a designer, they may base their expectations on the second-hand experiences of friends and colleagues. In both cases, the process may not be the same this time around.

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Opera Next 20.0.1387.59 update

Opera desktop team - Thu, 2014-02-27 12:15

We are getting closer with each day to the final release of Opera 20. This update contains the important fix for the dangling processes some of you encountered after closing Opera window. Please check if it’s fixed for you :) Have fun testing, thank you for the feedback.

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Opera Next 20.0.1387.53 update

Opera desktop team - Wed, 2014-02-26 13:00

Another Opera Next update today :)

This update includes new Chromium intake only. We’re really happy with all the feedback we get from you. So go ahead and join the discussion by replying to this post. Good luck with testing Opera Next!

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The Making of the Time Out Firefox OS app

Hacks Mozilla.org - Wed, 2014-02-26 11:15
A rash start into adventure

So we told our client that yes, of course, we would do their Firefox OS app. We didn’t know much about FFOS at the time. But, hey, we had just completed refactoring their native iOS and Android apps. Web applications were our core business all along. So what was to be feared?

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AIS Social Pack offers unlimited web browsing with Opera Mini

Opera press releases - Wed, 2014-02-26 08:03
To make access to the mobile web more affordable, Thai mobile operator AIS has introduced the AIS Social Pack, offering unlimited web browsing through the Opera Mini mobile browser, for as low as 9 THB per day. This data plan also provides weekly and monthly subscriptions at 49 THB and 149 THB, respectively. Read more
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No data plan? No problem

Opera press releases - Wed, 2014-02-26 06:33
Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest mobile operator, and Opera Software today announced the launch of Idea Web Pass, which can be purchased from within the Opera Mini browser. This web pass will allow users to enjoy customized mobile internet packages when using the Opera Mini web browser. Subscribers just need to start the Opera Mini web browser on their mobile phones, click “Idea Web Pass” on the Speed Dial start page and choose from a list of web pass subscriptions. Read more
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MITO Fantasy Pocket and Opera Mini: A whole new mobile browsing experience

Opera press releases - Wed, 2014-02-26 06:03
Opera Software want the world to have fast, affordable and accessible internet access. As part of achieving this aim, today, Opera Software and MITO have announced that MITO’s new Android handset, the MITO Fantasy Pocket, will have the Opera Mini browser pre-installed on the device, allowing users to surf the web in a fast and efficient way. Read more
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The Battle for the Body Field

A List Apart - Tue, 2014-02-25 13:00

In the early ’90s, every page was a handcrafted labor of love. Sadly, anyone who managed a large site eventually hit the wall: writing piles of custom HTML that tangled valuable content with boilerplate markup, gnarly design tweaks, and other difficult-to-maintain cruft.

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Opera Next 20.0.1387.51 update

Opera desktop team - Tue, 2014-02-25 11:06

Hi everybody, we have a fresh Opera Next update for you today :)

The update includes new Chromium intake, fixes for ‘Paste and Go’ in the address field, Speed Dials, Net Installer and other bug fixes. Good luck with testing Opera Next!

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Vodafone partners with Opera Software to launch Opera Web Pass

Opera press releases - Tue, 2014-02-25 07:57
Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, in partnership with Opera Software, is all set to bring web pass services to its customers in India. The launch of Opera Web Pass is in line with Vodafone’s strategy to democratize data to drive adoption and usage throughout the country. It will encourage new users to get online using their mobile devices and also help increase data usage among the existing users. Read more
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EVERCOSS users to surf faster with Opera Mini

Opera press releases - Tue, 2014-02-25 06:03
Opera Software today announced a partnership with EVERCOSS, Indonesia's biggest handset manufacturer, to preinstall the Opera Mini mobile browser in its newly launched Android devices: the A7T and A12. The goal is to bring the best mobile browsing experience to all EVERCOSS users in Indonesia. Read more
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Telkomsel launches Opera Web Pass service

Opera press releases - Tue, 2014-02-25 03:03
Opera Software and Telkomsel, Indonesia’s biggest telecommunication provider, today announced the launch of Opera Web Pass for the first time in Indonesia. Opera Web Pass is a solution that allows operators to offer users easier access to their mobile internet services. With Opera Web Pass, operators are able to offer various data-access services, such as one-day access to the full web or one-hour access to certain social networks. Read more
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50 million Brazilians say “Oi” to Opera Mini

Opera press releases - Mon, 2014-02-24 12:03
Opera Software today announced a partnership with one of Brazil’s largest telecom operators, Oi, to bring the Opera Mini mobile browser to Oi subscribers all over Brazil. Read more
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Opera browser debuts on Nokia X software platform

Opera press releases - Mon, 2014-02-24 08:33
The Opera browsers are expanding their turf, as Opera and Nokia today announced that the Opera browser will come pre-installed on the Nokia X software platform recently announced. Read more
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Mobile operators and their customers still struggling with video stalling, new Opera study finds

Opera press releases - Mon, 2014-02-24 07:33
Opera Software today released a comprehensive study and infographic of five major smartphone markets – the United States, Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia – that found that mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem for operators and their customers, leading to measurable consumer dissatisfaction and stalling rates that range between 40% and 73% of all videos played. Read more
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Introducing Opera Max – A data-savings app to make your data plan feel unlimited

Opera press releases - Sun, 2014-02-23 18:09
Following its legacy of championing compression on mobile, Opera Software today launched Opera Max, a free and easy-to-use data savings app that compresses data across applications on your mobile device – including video, text and images – so you can get the most out your data plan and more control over your data usage. Read more
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Applications Open for Expanded Tablet Contribution Program

Hacks Mozilla.org - Sun, 2014-02-23 14:00

Last month, Mozilla announced the Tablet Contribution Program to help deliver Firefox OS to the tablet form factor. Today, we are excited to open the Application for Hardware Support to Mozillians all over the world who will sign up to contribute to Firefox OS coding, testing, localizing, and product planning.

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Wanted: Awesome HTML5 app ports for Firefox OS & the Open Web

Hacks Mozilla.org - Fri, 2014-02-21 15:52
A bit of background

In 2013, Mozilla and our partners launched Firefox OS in fourteen markets. We released three Firefox OS smartphone models and a Geeksphone developer preview device. Our Developer Relations team hosted eight invite-only workshops for app developers around the world: Mountain View, London, Madrid, Bogota, Warsaw, Porto Alegre, Guadalajara, and Budapest. Read more

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