Opera's stricter privacy controls could also speed up your web browsing
Opera doesn't want to miss the browser privacy bandwagon, and it's taking an unusual angle to sell it: it's promising a speed boost. The newly released Opera 64 includes a tracker blocker that prevents sites from tracking you across the web (usually for ads or behavior fingerprinting) and, reportedly, delivering roughly 20 percent faster page load times. That's likely to vary sharply, but it's something to consider if you're hoping to tackleThe blocker depends on the EasyPrivacy Tracking Protection List, which covers a host of known tracker scripts. It's not automatically determining which trackers are the offensive ones.
I show you how to enable the dark mode or dark theme for just about every website . TechGumbo is a leading source for the technology that we use each day. Whether it’s discussing computer operating system tricks, the latest tips for your mobile phone, finding out about the newest gadgets, or letting
Opera immediately applies the dark theme. Enable Dark Mode for All Web Pages in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera . You can also whitelist certain websites , excluding them from going into dark mode when you turn on the extension. Add domains to the Command separated list of domains to exclude
If you've been looking to inject in your web browsing on Android devices, of Opera's browser has the solution. Along with the darkened interface, it can give white sections of web pages a noir look even if they aren't designed that way, as well as the usual browser dimming tools.
You can manually tweak the color temperature and schedule dark mode to activate at certain times to reduce the your screen gives off. It also lets you dim the onscreen keyboard, but notes that the overlay this feature uses is experimental and potentially buggy.
Instagram updates bring dark mode to iOS 13 and Android 10
Following the introduction of Apple's system-wide dark mode on iOS 13 and a similar feature in Android 10, users have been able to switch to a white-on-black theme for their system elements and for supported apps. Now, Instagram is going over to the dark side as well, offering a dark mode in its app for both mobile operating systems. Starting today, you can use Instagram in dark mode on iOS 13 or Android 10. Turn dark mode on your phone to try it out. ???? — Adam Mosseri (@mosseri) October 8, 2019Instagram's dark mode is responsive to the iOS or Android system settings.
Super Dark Mode , meanwhile, forces a dark mode on every website , but may affect functionality in some cases. You can also whitelist pages , changing brightness levels, and Dark mode on the Chrome mobile app is currently limited to Android, and the experimental flag feature inside the browser .
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Opera's Android Product Manager Stefan Stjernelund noted that the features were designed with the harsh winter months in the company's native Norway in mind.
"With only a few hours of sunlight each day, we noticed that most of today's devices' automatic brightness settings cannot go dark enough, often disturbing everyone's circadian rhythms," he wrote in a. "We decided to fix this issue with our browser. This version of Opera allows you to suppress blue light and go super dark."
Opera didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on its plans to bring this feature to the iOS version of the app.
Forget dark mode – Opera for Android offers red, blue, purple and green too
Barely a day goes by without another site or app releasing a dark mode, but the latest version of Opera for Android goes one better, offering a selection of different interface colors with both light and dark variants (and taking a gentle jab at Google and Apple in the process). © Provided by Future Publishing Ltd. Opera The new interface, codenamed 'Squircles', features smoother edges, a more modern flat design, and a choice of gray, red, blue, purple and green color schemes. Each of these is available in dark and light, giving you a total of 10 looks to choose from.
Opera can organize multiple pages into one browsing window using tabs, which are designed to resemble paper filing tabs. Tabs allow you to interact Opera gives you the option to browse in full screen and presentation modes . Full screen mode hides the menu bar from view but keeps your tab
The latest version of Opera lets you customize color temperature, overall brightness, keyboard For sites that don't, Opera can 'force' a kind of dark mode by applying CSS changes if you check the Making the browser and web pages pleasantly dark is little use if you 're dazzled by a flash of light
Opera's gaming-focused GX browser comes to macOS .
If you're one of the many people that play games on your Mac, one thing you may not appreciate is a resource-hog browser. The answer might be Opera's GX, unveiled earlier this year on PC, which is finally available on macOS in early access mode. Opera said that it solves resource problems via limiters on CPU, RAM and network bandwidth. "What this means in practice is that everyone's machines are left with more resources for running games," theTo keep your browser from stealing resources, the GX control panel lets you set how much CPU power or RAM it can use. That means you can leave it running during gaming sessions, confident it won't overwhelm your machine.