Data-saving apps: Free apps to reduce your mobile data usage
Do you have a monthly data limit on your mobile, pay per megabyte for web usage or want to use data roaming on your next trip abroad? Take control of your data by using data-savings apps that reduce the amount you consume, so that you can get maximum usage out of your data limit. Here are two free
How are progressive web apps making the African web better?
We just completed a three-stop roadshow of Africa with Google. We talked to developers in Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg about progressive web apps (PWAs), what they are and why they have the power to change the African web for the better. The #PWARoadShow gang met with @ShopKonga, an early
Block background data usage to extend your mobile data plan
Are you wondering where your mobile data plan went? Chances are it wasn’t just your video data usage from YouTube or Netflix. In a study around app usage with Opera Max, we found that 30% of mobile data usage actually happens in the background. Fortunately, Opera Max, our free data-management app,
Heavy ads on websites can slow down your browsing experience significantly. Many ads also demand a lot of data, which can make your mobile data plan run out way too soon. Because we know that big, heavy ads are a problem for many of you, we have gathered some tips on how to block ads, both on your