Privacy is the new benchmark. Vivaldi has now joined the bigwigs in giving users more control over online tracking.
A compelling alternative browser, Vivaldi 3.0 adds integrated tracker blocking courtesy of DuckDuckGo, ad blocking, and a clock. Vivaldi for Android debuts, too, with many of the same features and secure syncing.
The tracking blocker is powered by DuckDuckGo’s Tracker Radar, a tool released by the privacy-focused search engine last month to keep trackers at bay.
Also, Vivaldi for Android is out of beta testing. The new features, designed to improve performance,
Out of the box, there’s no other browser that will give you the kind of flexibility Vivaldi does.
A highly customizable browser with privacy protections
Among them, a refined Pop-out video mode. Vivaldi’s implementation of this feature, which is known as picture-in-picture mode in other browsers, benefits from better discoverability.
Interview with Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner
There are two main new features in version 2.9. The first is global default permissions for websites and the second area covers menus.
The best thing about the mobile version is that Vivaldi has stuck with this approach of doing more. The tools for interacting with the Web (creating notes, for example) are largely the same in the Mobile Version.
An innovative browser has launched on Android for the first time. Here’s why you might want to give it a shot.
If you’ve been waiting for a Vivaldi-like experience on mobile, the company’s official Android release sounds like it’s worth checking out.