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Opera Mini browser for Android gets new data compression tech

The latest version for the mobile browser adds a new High compression mode that minimises data expenditure without affecting the page display.

By September 7, 2015


​Appliance Science: The compressed chemistry of carbonation

What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.

By August 26, 2015


Is compression helping or hurting the sound of music?

Here's what you need to know about what dynamic range compression is doing to your music.

By April 18, 2015


MediaTek to embed Opera data compression into LTE chips

MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips will have Opera Max data compression tech built-in.

By September 17, 2014


Opera Mini 8 for iOS touts new data-compression mode

The mobile browser from Opera gets a new revamped UI and another compression mode to help people on capped data plans or slow networks.

By June 26, 2014


Patent group to lower barrier for sharper next-gen video

Facing resistance from streaming-media companies, an industry group agrees to lower patent licensing fees that stand in the way of the shift to "4K" high-resolution video.

By September 24, 2015


Opera Max update saves data while you watch YouTube, Netflix

The app uses tech tricks to save data when you're watching videos.

By August 18, 2015


​Appliance Science: The cool physics of window air conditioners

Window air conditioners are lifesavers, cooling your room on hot days. How do they achieve this? Appliance Science looks at the cool physics of window air conditioners.

By August 18, 2015


How HEVC compression aims to bring 4K TV mainstream

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By April 18, 2014


​New fees cast shadow on next-gen high-quality streaming video

It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.

By July 22, 2015