One hundred million users, fishes, voting and a whole lot more
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 3:06:33 AM
Okay, four words: One Hundred Million Users! Read our State of Mobile Web report for our major milestone. Welcome to a brand new community watch!
This week we got a lot of Opera news. Last week, the yearly Readers' Choice Awards kicked off. Opera is nominated in five categories, and the competition to win is very hard this year. We've received a lot of votes already (thank you so much for the support!), but we need a lot more to win, so: Tell your friends and vote today!.
If you come across any interesting blog posts or cool photo albums, please let me know with your recommendations for our next community watch! Did you miss a community watch? Despair not. Have a look in our archive.
- The next big release of Opera has been codenamed "Barracuda". DotEd, our Community Manager in the US, has everything under control.
- About.com is hosting their yearly Readers' Choice Awards, and we need your support to help Opera win in these categories:
- Best Major Desktop Browser: Opera (vote directly)
- Best Mobile Browser: Opera Mini (vote directly)
- Best Browser Theme: Z-1 Glass (vote directly)
- Best iPhone/iPod touch Browser: Opera Mini (vote directly)
- Best Windows Email Program
- New version of Opera WAC runtime for Android is out. Still don't know what WAC is? Check out the first Opera Tech Break Episode!
- Reuters are also reporting that we have reached 100 million Opera users on mobile phones. We will be showing off Opera Mini on the iPad at the Mobile World Congres this year in Barcelona.
- OperaWatir is a new addition to the powerful and popular family of Watir testing toolkits, and brings automated testing to any device.
- Be sure to upgrade to the newest version of Opera 11.01 which provides security fixes and stability improvements.
- Opera Study: Americans Are Most Fearful About Online Government Monitoring
- Vodafone launches their Webbox solution, featuring Opera Mini!
- Our most popular widget for Opera - Twiget has been re-written and upgrade to 5.0.
Featured Blogs & Photos
One of our favorite photographers on My Opera, Nhattan, shares pictures of his 3 months old twins. Congratulations Nhattan!
Mangaholic from Vietnam shows her passion with Manga comics using free-style drawing.
We never knew Russian churches could be so colorful and vivid until we saw Vladmir's photo album.
operapple13 celebrated Chinese New Year. It's the year of the Rabbit (or cat if you're in Vietnam)!
Lois captured photos of beautiful osprey. You may also want to check out her other works.
Cynthia spotted a heart-shaped flower bud. Perfect for the Valentine's Day.
Our Taiwanese office just moved to a new location. Here are the picture of our "Housewarming Party"!