Web-browser Opera instigated ad-blocker integration to desktop, Android


Popular web-browser Opera is all set to add integrated ad blocker to its browsers on both Windows PCs as well as to mobile, starting with Opera Mini browser for Android. The company also mentioned that the new Opera for computers speeds up page loading by as much as 89% compared to browsing without ad blocking,with native ad-blocking. It is also 45% faster compared to Google Chrome with third-party ad-blocking extensions installed.

Well that’s not it; the company has also introduced some more new features for both smartphone and desktop users. For its desktop version, there is a video pop out feature, which lets users shift their video frame to the side of their screens. The Opera Mini android users Android now gives users the got the ability to add websites to their device’s home screen. Because of which their favourite sites can always be at fingertips. It also brings a redesigned Discover news feed for top articles across the web.

Opera CEO Lars Boilesen expresses his views on the launch by saying , “Opera is the first browser company to offer a native ad blocker across devices. We do this because we want to provide people with the fastest browsers in the market. Our speed test shows that online ads slow down the browsing experience. Now, with Opera, you can browse a lot faster than, for example, in Chrome.”

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