Opera VPN 1.0 launches for Android, adds network security check
August 23, 2016 – 08:05 | No Comment
Opera VPN 1.0 launches for Android, adds network security check

Three months after unveiling Opera VPN for iOS, browser developer Opera Software has launched Opera VPN 1.0 for Android.
The Android build offers the same functionality as the iOS version – secure VPN encryption to the …

SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress
August 3, 2016 – 14:15 | No Comment
SavePictureAs saves web images with a keypress

If you’re looking for an easier way to save images from web pages then you’ll probably start by looking for a browser extension, but there may be a better way.
The open-source SavePictureAs has been speeding …

Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown
August 1, 2016 – 18:13 | No Comment
Firefox 48 FINAL improves download protection as part of wider security crackdown

Mozilla has unveiled Firefox 48 FINAL for desktop. After the relatively minor releases of late, Firefox 48 contains a number of notable new features, both visible and behind the scenes, to excite users.
There’s improved protection …

Take full control of your default browser with Browser Chooser
July 23, 2016 – 09:23 | No Comment
Take full control of your default browser with Browser Chooser

Set up a new PC and one of the first things you’ll do is install and choose a default browser, which then handles all your website-viewing needs.
This mostly works fine, but you might want to …

Cut your browser’s RAM usage with All Browsers Memory Zip?
July 6, 2016 – 07:47 | No Comment
Cut your browser’s RAM usage with All Browsers Memory Zip?

All Browsers Memory Zip is a free memory optimizer designed to cut your browser’s RAM usage.
The program doesn’t just work with Chrome, IE or Firefox– it recognises and supports almost 40 browsers, out of the …

Opera 38 FINAL unveils battery saver feature for laptops, promises reduced power consumption
June 8, 2016 – 05:51 | Comments Off on Opera 38 FINAL unveils battery saver feature for laptops, promises reduced power consumption
Opera 38 FINAL unveils battery saver feature for laptops, promises reduced power consumption

Just one month on from the previous stable release, Opera Software has released Opera 38 FINAL. The latest release of this desktop browser for Windows, Mac and Linux has one major headline of note: new …

Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
June 7, 2016 – 04:38 | Comments Off on Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams
Firefox 47 FINAL widens HTML5 video support to include DRM-protected streams

Mozilla has released Firefox 47 FINAL for Windows, Mac and Linux. Version 47 adds support for Google’s Widevine CDM, enabling compliant sites including Amazon Video to stream DRM-protected video natively using HTML5 rather than via …

Blisk is a browser for web developers
May 14, 2016 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Blisk is a browser for web developers
Blisk is a browser for web developers

Blisk is a Chromium-based browser optimised for web developers.
Point the program at your site and it’s displayed in both regular desktop and a mobile device view.

Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad
May 9, 2016 – 09:44 | Comments Off on Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad
Opera VPN 1.0 offers secure, private browsing for iPhone and iPad

Norwegian browser developer Opera Software has launched Opera VPN 1.0, a free VPN service for iPhone and iPad users.
The app provides users with the ability to encrypt their connection to the web for additional security, …

Opera 37 FINAL unveils video pop-outs, ad-blocking technology
May 4, 2016 – 04:32 | Comments Off on Opera 37 FINAL unveils video pop-outs, ad-blocking technology
Opera 37 FINAL unveils video pop-outs, ad-blocking technology

Opera Software has released Opera 37 FINAL, a major new release of its desktop web browser for Windows, Mac and Linux PCs. The latest release contains two new major features of note: built-in ad-blocking and …

Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users
April 26, 2016 – 04:30 | Comments Off on Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users
Firefox 46 FINAL released, security and stability the order of the day for desktop users

Mozilla has released Firefox 46.0 FINAL, a relatively minor refresh of its desktop browser for Windows, Linux and Mac with no standout new features.
Also released is Firefox for Android 46.0, which does at least include …