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[10 May 2011 | 4 Comments | 9,319 views]
Opera — well worth a look

The Opera Internet browser goes way on back to 1994 but has struggled for fans over the years.
That’s a shame, too, as Opera is an incredibly useful Internet suite that — once configured — can do away with a heck of a lot of applications that a good number of users access daily.
Before getting into the merits of Opera, let’s take a look at market share. As was mentioned in our article about the Firefox 4 browser, Opera finished well behind the dominant Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Apple …

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[7 May 2011 | 12 Comments | 8,323 views]
Firefox 4 — a major update

Mozilla Firefox 4 was released out of beta on March 22 and is a significant update from Firefox 3.6 as it is, apparently, the company’s attempt to stay ahead of the competition that’s nipping at its heels and gain ground on Internet Explorer.
There was a time, indeed, when Firefox was the new kid on the block and won praise first for its innovative use of tabs and then for encouraging the development of add-ons that allowed users to customize the browser to suit their needs. Firefox is still the second …