Opera 50, our milestone round edition, comes with an innovative anti-Bitcoin mining tool, extended VR support for Oculus, Chromecast and a bunch of other cool features. The only major browser that stops Bitcoin mining on your computer Everyone is talking about Bitcoins these days.
Their sudden rise in value resulted in the fact that more and more people set out to mine them by running shady scripts on the PCs of unsuspecting users. This situation might sound familiar: These are signs someone might be using your computer to mine for cryptocurrency and can continue to do so even after you have left the site. We, as the only major browser with an integrated ad blocker, have a built-in solution to keep miners from trespassing onto your machine.
If you like ads but still want to be protected from Bitcoin-mining, you can simply uncheck EasyList and leave the NoCoin box checked. Chromecast support — stream your favorite content from the browser onto the big screen Chromecast is the device that helps you effortlessly stream content from your browser to your TV screen or home audio system without having to connect annoying cables each time.
Google recently revealed that it has sold 55 million units since releasing the device in July For your convenience, Opera 50 now supports Chromecast playback.
VR Player Enhancements Opera 50 comes with a bunch of changes that allow you to enjoy VR content on the web even more.
We started with OpenVR support, but now through work with Oculus, we are proud to announce that Oculus Rift support will be enabled with Opera Automatic format detection Virtual reality is very young and still very undefined territory. Read More