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YouTube adds icon to let you know which browser tab is playing audio

YouTube adds icon to let you know which browser tab is playing audio

By 5 August 2013

YouTube topped off our weekend by adding a handy feature that lets you know which browser tab of YouTube is playing audio. This fixes what was once a huge confusion if you had multiple YouTube tabs open when going to mute a specific video. Yes, we know... >>

Opera 15 invites you to start your journey, download now for PC and Mac

Opera 15 invites you to start your journey, download now for PC and Mac

By 2 July 2013

The new Chromium-based Opera 15 browser has now come out of beta and is available to download for PC and Mac, promising a faster way of getting around the net. There's a host of features that are useful, although hardly unique, with the likes of Chrome... >>

Opera Next 15 for Windows and Mac now available, preview the new browser features

Opera Next 15 for Windows and Mac now available, preview the new browser features

By 28 May 2013

A preview build of the new Opera browser is available to download for Mac and Windows. It adds a raft of new features to the desktop browsing experience and sets up Opera as a decent alternative to Google's Chrome, IE10, Safari and Firefox. The new version... >>

Opera browser beta for Android brings Off-Road mode, discovery and brand new look

Opera browser beta for Android brings Off-Road mode, discovery and brand new look

By 5 March 2013

The new Opera browser for Android is now available in beta, joining the likes of Chrome, Firefox and Dolphin, in bringing the web to your pocket. As was revealed in a leaked corporate briefing video and subsequently confirmed by Opera Software ASA, the... >>

Use Chrome on your phone to control PC games in Chrome Super Sprint Sports

Use Chrome on your phone to control PC games in Chrome Super Sprint Sports

By 27 February 2013

A new Chrome Experiment will let you control games in the Chrome browser on your PC with Chrome on your smartphone. The experiment relies on the syncing feature that's built into the Chrome browser and landing on the same pages on both devices will allow... >>

Google Chrome improves spell check, fixes grammar so you don't have to

Google Chrome improves spell check, fixes grammar so you don't have to

By 27 February 2013

Google has updated the spell check in Chrome to help the less grammatically savvy among us.  The current Chrome Beta release updates the dictionary in Chrome's default spell checker as well as adding support for languages in Korean, Tamil and Albanian.... >>

Internet Explorer 10 comes to Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 comes to Windows 7

By 26 February 2013

Internet Explorer 10 is now available to download for Windows 7. The browser, which has been running on Windows 8 since its launch in October 2012, is a significant improvement over what Windows 7 currently offers. The update will launch in 95 different... >>

Google Chrome may get audio animations to show noisy tabs

Google Chrome may get audio animations to show noisy tabs

By 26 February 2013

Google Chrome could implement a clever animation into its tabs system to show which tab is playing back audio. The icon will sit on top of a website's favicon and show a set of EQ bars moving up and down. The idea is that it makes it easier to see exactly... >>

Opera acquires mobile browser company Skyfire for $155m

Opera acquires mobile browser company Skyfire for $155m

By 15 February 2013

Following its move to WebKit this week, Opera has announced its acquisition of Skyfire, a company known for its own mobile web browser and video optimisation division. Opera says the deal is going down for $155 million in cash and stock and is expected... >>

Opera officially announces move to WebKit, Opera Ice confirmed

Opera officially announces move to WebKit, Opera Ice confirmed

By 13 February 2013

Back in mid-January, Pocket-lint exclusively revealed that Opera is in the process of developing a new mobile and tablet web browser called Opera Ice, and posted an internally shot video of the software in action. We also revealed that the browser had... >>


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