Technology

Stay up-to-date and learn – the Vivaldi technology section has news, trends, and studies from the web and the real world.

Manifest V3, webRequest, and ad blockers

September 23, 2022

Vivaldi comes with its own built-in Ad and Tracker Blocker, tons of customization options, a built-in Mail and Calendar, and more. Will it follow Google’s strict reliance on Manifest V3? Vivaldi Developer, Julien Picalausa takes a deep dive into this matter.

The many faces of Vivaldi

July 22, 2022

We all have different sides to us, but Vivaldi is truly the chameleon of browsers!

Hourglass indicates end of Internet Explorer.

Good riddance, Internet Explorer!

June 16, 2022

Internet Explorer is dead. Microsoft started ringing the death knell for its old internet browser last year. Vivaldi browser co-founder and CEO Jon von Tetzchner remembers its controversial legacy and argues that its loss is not really a loss.

A deep dive into Panels

April 13, 2022

If imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery, then right back atcha Chrome!

How browsers and smartphones can do things differently

March 31, 2022

We believe in the importance of alternatives to Big Tech giants on the market. That’s why we talked to the founders of Shiftphone, a German phone manufacturer. Find out what motivates them and why they use Vivaldi browser.

From lockdown to liberation: One blogger’s Vivaldi love story.

March 17, 2022

In this post, we meet a Vivaldi super user from Japan and learn about how he uses the browser for work and play, day to day.

Smartphones: 5 alternatives to Apple, Google and Samsung

March 10, 2022

There’s more beyond just Apple, Google and Samsung in phones. And since we like to give you options, we would like to introduce you to a few exciting alternatives.

When it comes to YouTube and Feed Readers, Vivaldi is ahead of the game

February 3, 2022

As other browsers rush to get feed functionality for viewing YouTube into their browsers, Vivaldi already has it built in. So what are you waiting for?

Browsercast: Vivaldi and Startpage CEOs join forces on Data Privacy Day

January 28, 2022

Every day at Vivaldi is focused on Data Privacy, but it is still good to have an opportunity to speak out and reflect on the importance of it with others. This year, Vivaldi CEO, Jon von Tetzchner, is joined by Startpage CEO, Robert E.G. Beens, in a special conversation.

Heads up: Google’s going off Topics again.

January 27, 2022

Topics, Google’s new FLoC rehash, still profiles users. And we still think spying on users is wrong.

Explore the world your way with your Vivaldi default search

January 20, 2022

Unlike Google Chrome and other browsers, Vivaldi holds the line with default search. Remove them or not, the choice is up to you.

Why Vivaldi will never create ThinkCoin

January 13, 2022

It’s a topic that is practically inescapable these days, whether online or off. But when it comes to cryptocurrency, all that virtually glimmers is not gold.