Posts Tagged ‘opera 11 extensions’

Opera 11 Revamps Address Field, Mouse Gestures Facelift, Adds Extension Options

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Sounds like the Opera engineers have been very busy …

The Opera desktop team has added several improvements to the latest public snapshot of the upcoming Opera 11 web browser. Opera users who have tested previous snapshots will most likely notice the new address field first. Opera 11 displays information about a website in a block in front of the website address.

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Opera NoAds Extension

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Ads take up bandwidth; so therefore, the more ads that one blocks, the faster that pages download.

I don’t like ad blockers as I make my living from those ads. The more users install ad blockers, the less money I make. It is that simple. My hope is that regular visitors of my sites turn off their ad blockers or NoScript add-ons when they visit my sites. But enough about that.

I do however understand the need for ways to protect the browser and computer from script based attacks, and there is nothing better for that than the Firefox NoScript extension or an equivalent for other browsers. The NoAds extension for the Opera 11 browser combines both ad blocking with NoScript functionality.

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Opera 11 Alpha with Extensions Available

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Here’s yet another browser update … I feel sorry for the people who are running IE, Chrome, Firefox and Opera all on the same machine; they must spend most of their time downloading updates!

Now that was fast. A first alpha release of Opera 11 was released by Opera Software only a few days after the announcement that Opera 11 would get extensions. The new web browser is available for all supported operating system. Even better, there are already extensions to try out. Do not expect thousands yet though, considering that this is the first public release with extensions build in.

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