Engadget: Vivaldi adds mail, calendar, RSS and translation tools to its privacy-focused browser

Engadget: Vivaldi adds mail, calendar, RSS and translation tools to its privacy-focused browser. “Vivaldi has released a major update for its eponymous web browser for privacy-minded power users. Version 4.0 bring with it a translation tool, along with beta versions of Vivaldi Mail, Calendar, and Feed Reader. The update is available now on Windows, Mac and Linux and Android devices.”

BetaNews: Vivaldi 3.7 promises performance gains on desktop, improves Bookmark Manager on mobile

BetaNews: Vivaldi 3.7 promises performance gains on desktop, improves Bookmark Manager on mobile. “Vivaldi Technologies has unveiled Vivaldi 3.7 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. The challenger web browser’s main focus in this new release is performance on desktop, while Android users gain improvements to the Bookmarks Manager as well as onboarding pages to introduce new versions as well as welcome new users to the app.”

BetaNews: Feel the need for two layers of tabs in your browser? Vivaldi has you covered

BetaNews: Feel the need for two layers of tabs in your browser? Vivaldi has you covered. “While the likes of Google have been experimenting with tab grouping and pinning to make room for more open tabs in a browser window, the latest version of Vivaldi has taken a new approach. With the new release you have two layers of tabs to play with, doubling your browsing opportunities.”

Neowin: Vivaldi browser introduces a Break Mode to help users unplug from work

Neowin: Vivaldi browser introduces a Break Mode to help users unplug from work. “Vivaldi, the web browser available for Windows, macOS, and Linux, has introduced a new feature in its latest update – version 3.3 – to pause the internet. The Break Mode helps users unplug from continuous work and is aimed at improving work-life balance, especially in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic that has necessitated many people across the world to work from home where the lines of personal and professional time are often blurred.”

BetaNews: Vivaldi 3.1 unveils new Notes Manager tool, customizable menus

BetaNews: Vivaldi 3.1 unveils new Notes Manager tool, customizable menus. “Vivaldi Technologies has unveiled Vivaldi 3.1 for Windows, Mac and Linux. The release comes 48 hours after the first major update for Vivaldi for Android. The desktop build unveils a major upgrade to its existing Notes feature in the form of a full-blown Notes Manager tool. The tool is now accessible via its own full-screen tab in the main browser window (click the link in the Start page or type vivaldi://notes/ into the browser’s address bar).”

Ars Technica: Most mobile browsers display the Web, that’s it—Vivaldi Mobile can change that

Ars Technica: Most mobile browsers display the Web, that’s it—Vivaldi Mobile can change that. “Vivaldi—makers of the power user’s favorite Web browser—has finally released a mobile version. Vivaldi for Android (sorry iOS users, it’s Android-only for now) brings most of what’s great about Vivaldi to your phone, and thanks to Vivaldi’s sync service, you can even have all your desktop data on your mobile device.”

CNET: Vivaldi mobile browser due in 2019 — but no ad blocking

CNET: Vivaldi mobile browser due in 2019 — but no ad blocking. “Jon Von Tetzchner doesn’t need to crush Google Chrome. If he can get a few million people to use his Vivaldi browser, that should suffice. The chief executive of browser maker Vivaldi Technologies — and previously leader and co-founder of Opera, too — leads an effort to build a browser with an ultimately configurable interface so people can set it up just how they like it.”

Vivaldi 2.0 review: The modern Web browser does not have to be so bland (Ars Technica)

Ars Technica: Vivaldi 2.0 review: The modern Web browser does not have to be so bland. “Vivaldi first came upon the Ars radar in early 2015. And given that uniformity mentioned above, it stood out quickly. Led by CEO Jon S. von Tetzchner, co-founder and former CEO of Opera, the primary goal seemed to be rebuilding the browser that Opera once was—the power user’s browser. And by the time its 1.0 came around the following spring, Vivaldi appeared to be on the right track. This could be the cure for the common browser.”

CNET: Vivaldi 2.0 browser brings sync, themes and new Chrome-conquering ambitions

CNET: Vivaldi 2.0 browser brings sync, themes and new Chrome-conquering ambitions. “Vivaldi, with about 1 million people using it each month, doesn’t have anything like the visibility or clout of Google’s Chrome, Mozilla’s Firefox or Apple’s Safari. But if you’re looking for something different — especially lots of customization — it can be worth a look with the new version released Wednesday.”

MakeUseOf: 10 Essential Vivaldi Browser Tips & Tricks for Speed and Productivity

MakeUseOf: 10 Essential Vivaldi Browser Tips & Tricks for Speed and Productivity. “Chrome is designed for the everyman, Firefox is for the security and privacy conscious, and Safari is only available to use on Apple platforms. They’re all relatively simple, and while you can add more functionality using extensions, too many extensions can make things bloated and slow down performance. On the other hand, Vivaldi comes with advanced built-in features that are constantly updated and optimized. Some of its best features aren’t even available as extensions in other browsers! Here’s why Vivaldi is a dream for power users.”