Opera Web Browser – Faster than the Northern Lights?

+Opera Software LogoOpera web browser is the browsers’  equivalent to an eccentric wine maker who makes wonderful wine, giving it away for free. Moreover, it is completely free from disturbing ads and very easy to use.

The browser is developed by Opera Software ASA , founded as an independent company on August 30, 1995 by Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Geir Ivarsøy. The company has its headquarters in Oslo and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange, with offices in Sweden, Poland, the People’s Republic of China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Russia, Ukraine, Iceland, Singapore and the United States.

From Internet Browser Review 2013:

As most Internet browsers do, Opera claims to be the fastest browser available, and on most accounts it delivers highly competitive speeds. Opera takes only a few seconds to start up and load pages and it is remarkably fast at running applications. …

Browser.Diagram 2 Diagram: Non-mobile web browser usage for Wikimedia visitors as of June 2013.

The latest version of Opera delivers a refined user interface, one that boasts a clean, featherweight design that emphasizes the content and not the browser. It may take you a bit to learn how to take advantage of the browser’s full capabilities, but overall Opera is intuitive and easy to use once you become familiar with how it works.


Opera’s compatibility issues are likely to be the deciding factor for many prospective users, but more and more websites become compatible with the browser each day. And while Opera may not have the firm backing of a major corporation like our other top-ranked Internet browsers, it manages to stay on par with the competition with its robust feature set, advanced security protocols and rapid speeds.

Read the complete review here

Download Opera web browser here

Text by: Thor Lanesskog, ThorNews

Source: Wikipedia. Internet Browser Review 2013


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