Opera Software created the first widely loved mobile browser Opera Mini, for users big on saving their data. Opera Mini compresses web pages to enable you to browse more while using data. The firm, now owned by a consortium of Chinese firms, has recently released a VPN, data compressing, and ad blocker app all in one standalone app Opera Max.
Opera Max quickly rose to become popular, getting as much as 500,000 installs. But for whatever reason, Opera last year announced its closure. At the time, the company in a press statement wrote:
“Opera has now decided to discontinue Opera Max. The product had a substantially different value proposition that our browser products and represented a different focus for Opera. We, therefore, focus on our browsers and other upcoming services.”
Today, Samsung announced that they have stepped up and acquired the deprecated Opera Max app from Opera, and turned it into Samsung Max. Users who have the Opera Max installed on their devices will get an update that will change it to Samsung Max.
Opera Max was available to …read more