Friday, August 17, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google To Release Lightweight Version of Android Pie for Entry-level Smartphones
Japan Accuses Apple of Pressuring Game Rivals: Nikkei
Intel Introduces New NUC Kits and NUC Mini PCs
Samsung Exynos Modem 5100 Is the First 5G Modem Fully Compliant with 3GPP Standards
Samsung and Harman Kardon Provide Sound in New Premium Soundbar Lineup
Intel Discloses New Chip Security Flaws
Trendforce Confirms New iPhone Launch This Fall, Including a Budget Version
NVIDIA Unveils Turing Architecture, Quadro RTX Ray-Tracing GPU
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Opera B...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Opera Browser Gets Faster With Integrated Ad-blocking Technology


Opera's latest web browser for desktop incorporates ad-blocking features directly into the browser, promising faster page-loading times.

Once enabled, the integrated ad-blocking feature speeds up webpage load times by as much as 90%, compared to browsing with the option disabled, according to Opera.

The integrated ad-blocking technology also gives on average a 40% faster browsing experience compared to third-party ad-blocking extensions, the software company says. The improved performance is possible since the filtering happens at the web-engine level, where the browser can fully control the loading process of the webpage.

"Advertising fuels the internet, allowing for many services to be free for users. But, as our new research shows, most webpages today are significantly slowed down by bloated ads and heavy tracking. We don't accept it - we want the web to be a better place for us all, as users," says Krystian Kolondra, SVP of Engineering and Head of Opera for computers.

The ad-blocking feature is integrated with the browser, so no additional download of extensions or plug-ins is necessary. While browsing, users can choose to enable ad-blocking by selecting the dialog option.

In addition to the on-off button, the ad-blocking feature comes with a benchmark, so users, web developers and publishers can see how much ads and tracking software affect page-loading times. Users can also monitor their browsing by the day, week and total number of blocked ads.

Opera ranks a distant fifth behind more mainstream desktop computers browsers from Microsoft, Google, Firefox and Apple. The company counts 60 million active monthly desktop users worldwide.



Previous
Next
Toshiba Joins OpenFog Consortium        All News        Oculus VR Gets Social Features
Toshiba Joins OpenFog Consortium     General Computing News      Google Joins The Open Compute Data-Center Initiative

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Opera Launches New Opera Touch Mobile Browser
Opera Mobile Browsers Introduce Bitcoin Mining Protection
Opera Software Sells Its Connected TV Business
Opera VPN App For Android Released
Opera Challenges Microsoft's Battery Tests For Edge Browser
Latest Opera Web Browser Goes Final with New Battery Saver
Opera Desktop Browser To Get Power Saving Mode
Upcoming Opera Browser To Have VPN Inside
Chinese Consortium Offers To Buy Opera Software
Opera TV 2.0 Debuts at CES 2016
Opera Sees Great Adoption Of Opera Max
Opera Updated Mobile Browser

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .