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Latest news, browser tips and insights from the Vivaldi team

Cookies are for bellies, not for browsers

December 19, 2019

2019 is coming to an end and we’re baking some delicious cookies for the holidays. Can you help us tell a few folk at Google, Facebook and elsewhere that cookies are for bellies, not for browsers?

Minor update(2) for Vivaldi Android Beta 2

December 19, 2019

This update improves translations and upgrades Chromium to the latest stable version.

Vivaldi 2.10: No strings attached

December 19, 2019

The new update unwraps better site compatibility through user agent changes, adds more style to Vivaldi’s unique theme scheduling and more.

Dollar bills and coins.

Californians’ data should not be for sale

December 12, 2019

Come 1st January 2020, a new consumer data privacy regulation will kick into force in the U.S. Yet, we think that the California Consumer Privacy Act doesn’t go far enough to protect user privacy.

Minor update for Vivaldi Android Beta 2

December 11, 2019

This update fixes an issue with copying and pasting URLs, and upgrades Chromium to 79.0.3945.75.

User Agent Changes

December 10, 2019

Vivaldi is changing how it presents its User Agent in the upcoming release. Here is an explanation of what a User Agent is and what we are doing.

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.

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