How to disable Search popup in Opera 40

With Opera 40, a new search popup feature was added to the browser. When you select text on a page, it shows a special popup with Search and Copy functions. While certain users might find it useful, some users might want to disable it. In this article, we will see how to turn off the Search popup feature in Opera 40.

Add custom blocks lists for ad blocker in Opera

As you may already know, Opera recently got a built-in ad blocking feature. One feature it lacked was the ability to add custom block lists. Starting with Opera 38, which has reached the beta channel as of this writing, such an ability was added to the browser. This version allows the user to use custom lists, like popular add-ons AdBlock and uBlock Origin do.

Opera 39 will save laptop battery life

The Opera browser is getting interesting new features with every release. Opera 37 brought a built-in ad blocker and VPN. Now, another new feature has landed into the development channel of the browser. Opera 39 will get a power saving mode, which is aimed at making your laptop battery last up to 50% longer compared to other browsers.