Opera Software might have realized, one-year later, it did a big mistake winding up the standalone VPN app it had released in August 2016. The app went for about a year before the company decided to shut it down, and leaving the countless people who had grown accustomed to using it.
As it wound up the Opera VPN, it left no option for the users but to seek an alternative VPN from the app store. Late last week, the company decided to correct its mistake and reintroduced the VPN, but this time as a built-in feature for its mobile browser for Android devices.
The feature is available in beta around the world and is an unlimited and no-log VPN feature on the beta Opera browser for Android. This development is somewhat disappointing as the previous Opera VPN was a standalone VPN that encrypted your phone’s entire traffic. That means all apps on your phone including the Opera mobile browser had their data encrypted through the VPN.
However, with the built-in VPN on the Opera mobile browser, it only means just traffic flowing through the browser will be encrypted. …read more