Technology

When dating goes too far

二月 25, 2020

Yep, we’re talking about the leap year! With 29 February coming up, we look at leap years, leap seconds and other date rollover issues that require complex programming solutions.

Beware! Spyware disguised as browser extensions

二月 20, 2020

The discovery of more malicious and fraudulent browser extensions is a reminder that you should be cautious when installing these tools in your browser.

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How we stand up to giants 

一月 27, 2020

Five years after we launched our first technical preview, we share how we forged our way in an industry dominated by giants.  

Linux logo next to Windows logo

Is Linux more secure than Windows?

一月 22, 2020

While neither Linux or Windows can claim to be 100% bulletproof, the perceived wisdom is that Linux is more secure than Windows. We try to find out if that’s the case.

Dark mode on toggle.

5 things you should know about dark mode

一月 14, 2020

Dark interfaces have been around for a while, but they’ve never been as popular as they are today. Here we find out if dark mode is better for you. Take a look.

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How to choose a browser in 2020

一月 7, 2020

Looking for a browser in 2020, you should be considering performance, security, and flexibility. But not only. Let’s take a look.

Karianne Ekern running

Ready, steady, go!

一月 2, 2020

Karianne Ekern is a developer in Vivaldi’s Android team. Last month she answered a few questions for Norwegian tech site digi.no. We picked her inspiring story to start us off in the new year.

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

Why you should replace Windows 7 with Linux

十一月 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.

Ruari replaces browser on Pinebook Pro.

Why I replaced the browser on the new Pinebook Pro

十一月 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.

Street sign indicates it is time to replace browser.

5 signs it’s time to replace your browser

十月 18, 2019

When it comes to switching browsers, breaking out of your comfort zone may be the biggest challenge. 

Let’s celebrate our testers 

九月 6, 2019

It’s Software Tester Day on Monday and we thought we’d say a few nice words about the bunch of gritty testers we have at Vivaldi. 

Search with Ecosia in Vivaldi and plant trees

Browse for future

八月 27, 2019

Precious forests are burning in Brazil and elsewhere on the planet. Over the past two years, Vivaldi users have helped plant an astonishing 142,457 trees. What’s more, our tree count has doubled since April! Here’s how you can help too.