Vivaldi Blog

Latest news, browser tips and insights from the Vivaldi team

Vivaldi Beta 2 for Android in dark mode

Vivaldi on Android: Beta 2

December 5, 2019

Tap, swipe and scroll your way with the updated beta version of Vivaldi on Android.

Man with laptop experiences product usage tracking.

How product usage tracking can compromise privacy

December 3, 2019

Innocent feature tracking can quickly turn into unacceptable user behavior monitoring, user profiling and a money-spinner for a company. Tarquin Wilton-Jones, Security Expert at Vivaldi, describes how.

Linux penguin peers out of Windows inviting users to replace Windows with Linux

Why you should replace Windows 7 with Linux

November 27, 2019

In less than two months, Windows 7 will enter end of life. Here’s why you might want to replace it with Linux.

How to navigate Black Friday

November 25, 2019

On Friday 29 November, many retailers will lower their prices for a single day (or longer). Here we give you some ideas on how to compare Black Friday deals.

Context menu for adding favorite websites as search engines

Search your favorite websites quickly

November 21, 2019

Learn to search with a site’s internal search box without navigating to their homepage first. Here we show you how to search websites such as YouTube and StackOverflow quickly.

Magnifying glass shows searching for information on the web quickly

Three ways to search for information on the web quickly

November 18, 2019

Almost anything you need to know is somewhere on the web. But how do you search for that information quickly?

Ruari replaces browser on Pinebook Pro.

Why I replaced the browser on the new Pinebook Pro

November 15, 2019

Vivaldi QA engineer Ruari Ødegaard sprinkles more fun in his testing with a new machine, the Pinebook Pro 64. Here’s why he replaced its Chromium 72 browser with Vivaldi right away.

How to stop the online tracking machine

November 13, 2019

Arne Möhle, co-founder of the secure email service Tutanota, reveals the true extent of the abuse of data, as well as how to stop the unlimited data mining.

Minor update (3) for Vivaldi 2.9

November 8, 2019

This update upgrades Chromium to 78.0.3904.99 to address security and IME issues from upstream.

Decoding network activity in Vivaldi

November 7, 2019

In this article, Vivaldi security expert Yngve Pettersen takes a deep dive into network activity in Vivaldi.

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