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IE9 is the Most Energy-Efficient Web Browser — Microsoft

Written on March 30, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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If you're not convinced on switching from your current browser to Internet Explorer 9, then maybe the Microsoft browser's energy efficiency stats can change your mind. That's if you believe them.

Stretching its marketing muscle further, Microsoft continues on its mission to win your web browsing hearts by releasing a new table showing data on a category that never really crossed our minds: Energy efficiency. And in case you haven’t suspected the obvious, Internet Explorer 9 wins this round. But it’d be a surprise if it didn’t, considering that Microsoft is the one setting the parameters of the test.

Hit the break to see the table!

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Opera to Ship Sony LCD TVs and Blu-ray Players

Written on January 23, 2011 by Charles Bass

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"The Web as we know it is evolving, and we are committed to making it more accessible across diverse devices." ---Christen Krogh, Chief Development Officer, Opera Software

Opera announced that they’ll be coming up with Sony TVs and Blu-ray players. The new Opera solution will be sporting HTML 5, OIPF and HbbTV support. However, Flash isn’t announced yet, but we’re wishing it will be included upon release.

“The Web as we know it is evolving, and we are committed to making it more accessible across diverse devices,” said Christen Krogh, Chief Development Officer, Opera Software. “Our ability to address key hybrid broadcast-broadband initiatives in numerous markets makes us a natural fit with Sony. By delivering both a global viewpoint and the necessary technology, we are able to stay on the cutting edge of the industry.”

Meanwhile, they didn’t include any other information about the devices which’ll be supporting Opera, but somehow we have a good guess that these devices are those presented during CES 2011.

C out the video from Opera after the skip.

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Opera Mobile 10.1 Beta —Now on Android

Written on November 10, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Opera Mobile is a very competitive browser that runs behind Firefox and Chrome. Now, their newest beta version is available for Android smartphones and its for free!

Opera Mobile 10.1 beta is the newest version of a browser for mobile and it is now available for Android Devices.

This version was the one announced last month to carry important key features inncluding the support for geo-location and the pinch to zoom. These features actually made their way to compete in the mobile browser market.

Interesting features are also in store for the ultimate Opera experience: Visual tab management, syncing bookmarks via Opera link, SVG support, Speed Dial and the Opera Turbo.

Opera Mobile as always is free. Users can download it now on Android Market. Don’t forget to drop a comment and let us know how Opera changes web experience.

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