Opera 15 curates the Web
On Tuesday, Opera Software hit a new milestone with the final release of Opera browser for Windows and Mac. Highlights of this release include a complete migration over to the Chromium engine, as well as some new tools for improved content discovery.
Opera’s move to WebKit and later embracing Chromium signals a new, much more competitive push by the Scandinavian browser-maker to keep up with speedier demands, yet still maintaining some of the classic signature features of previous versions.
All under the hood improvements aside, Opera has been branding itself as more of a discovery engine, rather than just another Internet browser. According to Opera Software CEO, Lars Boilesen, “The world of fascinating Web content is expanding faster than space, and we’ve delivered a browser that helps you to truly discover it.”
Indeed, when you open the browser, you’ll find a new Discover tab sitting on the welcome page. Opera will curate various news articles around the world. The left drop-down will list various topics and categories tailored around your interests. The right drop-down menu lets you disco… [Read more]
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