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Opera Mini Coming to the iPad

Opera Mini Coming to the iPad

For many iPad users this is welcome news. Opera is planning to introduce a iPad specific version of its popular Opera Mini browser at the Mobile World Congress next week. Opera Mini has been available for iOS devices for awhile now, but this will be Opera’s first step into the tablet world. Expect Opera to use every inch of the iPads larger screen size.

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Sony BRAVIA HDTVs & Blu-ray players to get Opera browser

Sony BRAVIA HDTVs & Blu-ray players to get Opera browser

Opera has announced that its browser will be making an appearance on future Sony BRAVIA HDTVs and Blu-ray players, allowing the network-connected hardware to browse the full internet. The partnership will also mean that future Sony kit will support emerging online standards, including HTML5, HbbTV and OIPF.

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Opera for Tablets gets pre-CES preview [Video]

Opera for Tablets gets pre-CES preview [Video]

Opera has announced a new touch browser for tablets and netbooks, Opera for Tablets, which will make its official debut at CES 2011 later this week. Demonstrated on a Samsung Galaxy Tab, the browser looks reasonably similar to Opera Mini, already available for Android devices, though scaled somewhat to suit a tablet-sized touchscreen.

Video demo after the cut

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Hopewell Culture and Design Aims at Apple, Others in Double-Click Lawsuit

Hopewell Culture and Design Aims at Apple, Others in Double-Click Lawsuit

If it weren't for the technology industry, there'd probably be a lot of downtime for some of the major courts around the United States. This time around, several companies are being targeted by plaintiff Hopwell Culture and Design. Of those companies, Apple, HTC, Adobe, and Samsung are being named. According to the plaintiff, these companies are violating a patent entitled Double-Clicking a Point-and-Click User Interface Apparatus to Enable a New Interaction with Content represented by an Active Visual Display Element.

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IE9 5x more malware secure than Firefox say researchers

IE9 5x more malware secure than Firefox say researchers

Internet Explorer 9 has been praised for its malware-blocking abilities, with researchers NSS Labs finding [pdf link] the Microsoft browser was more than five times more likely to protect surfers from socially-engineered malware than Firefox 3.6. Looking solely at "a web page link that directly leads to a download that delivers a malicious payload whose content type would lead to execution, or more generally a website known to host malware links" - i.e. fake downloads as often seen on Facebook or Twitter - the research found IE9 capable of blocking 99-percent of the threats encountered.

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The Daily Slash: December 1 2010

The Daily Slash: December 1 2010

Oh my goodness! Crazy speeds and companies blowing up and phones being thrown around like candy! All the signs of a great day here at the R3 Media Network! First, SlashPhone breaks some news about Motorola being divided into two different divisions starting at the beginning of 2011. Then Google Reader sends an app to Android (making it even MORE impossible to get away from the news!) Angry Birds gets a Seasons expansion for Android devices (probably in the chute for Apple's App Store.) And finally, Vince has his hands on one of the incredibly small amount of LG VL600 Modems out in the world right now, and he wants to show you Verizon's LTE "4G" network speeds first hand, and Ben wants to tell you all about why Verizon's LTE and the other 4G networks are important. All this and... yes! More! Today on The Daily Slash!

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The Daily Slash: November 24 2010

The Daily Slash: November 24 2010

It's a massive day for posts, where even SlashPhone has a fresh blast of news on this pre-holiday day. Lots of sales, lots of products being introduced. And then there was Black Friday. So much Black Friday you're going to explode! Luckily, we've got a column for you by the fabulous Don Reisinger titled Black Friday Is Never Good For MY Tech Addiction. Of course, if you just can't get enough of the Black Friday goodness, we've got a littering of links to sales below plus one list-tastic post by the name of The SlashGear Black Friday Deal Guide of Complete Excellence, an ever-growing post where you'll not only find a batch of odd sales you almost certainly find listed anywhere else, but a split between offline and online so that you might choose to sit at home and chill or rough it out with the maniacs! Then we've got a lone review, one single review for the most amazing Samsung 256GB SSD 470 Series SSD. Stay tough, and be thankful for what you've got today (and tomorrow!) on The Daily Slash!

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Opera 11 beta adds tab stacks & speed boost [Video]

Opera 11 beta adds tab stacks & speed boost [Video]

Opera has pushed out the first beta of Opera 11, the latest iteration of its browser and the first to support tab stacking. Billed as a less cluttered and more intuitive way to deal with tabs than the regular side-by-side layout, groups can be organized by site or by theme, and new stacks created by simply dropping one tab onto another (a little like how iOS folders work). Meanwhile Opera 11 also gets extension support, mouse gestures and more.

Video demo after the cut

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Android gets new Opera Mobile 10.1 beta browser option [Video]

Android gets new Opera Mobile 10.1 beta browser option [Video]

As promised, Opera has released its latest browser, Opera Mobile 10.1 beta for Android, supporting pinch-zoom, Opera Turbo compression and geolocation for Android smartphones. The new app - which can be set as the default, instead of the existing Android browser - offers tabbed browsing together with what Opera reckons is the fastest rendering around.

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Opera Blasts Back with Version 11 Alpha

Opera Blasts Back with Version 11 Alpha

Remember the last time you opened Opera? I can't. Not because I don't think it's a good way to surf the web, but because there's not been any good news about it for at least a couple of days! These internets think in such a way, I'm not alone, and the folks responsible for creating Opera basically know this too. Thus, they're popping out a new baby: Opera 11. The alpha version of the browser is out today, and you're free to use it - and it will have Extensions!

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Opera Mobile coming to Android and Opera 11 will have extensions

Opera Mobile coming to Android and Opera 11 will have extensions

Android user will be glad to hear that Opera mobile will be coming to Android devices soon .The browser is set to hit within a month according to Opera and will have all sorts of cool features that we expect on a mobile browser today.

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Opera Mini 5.1 for Android releases

Opera Mini 5.1 for Android releases

Opera has announced that Opera Mini 5.1 for Android smartphones is now available for download. The new browser will work on all Android devices, promises better browsing performance, and a better user experience.

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