Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 3rd Jun 2009 21:07 UTC, submitted by Liquidator
Opera Software Opera have announced the general availability of Opera 10 beta. Opera 10 includes an improved rendering engine Presto v2.2. The beta adds a new default skin and a couple of new features, notably "Turbo", a proxy compressor for dial-up users, and tab previews. The result? Complete fail. Read More for why and a quick screenshot tour. addendum: As an apology to the community for the reckless and inadequate review I will be doing it again, properly, taking into consideration your fine comments.
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Horrible Review
by galvanash on Thu 4th Jun 2009 03:06 UTC
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That was insulting, and I don't even use Opera. I mean its fine to hate the UI and call them out for it, but at least put it into perspective. The UI may not be perfect, but it doesn't look much worse than what they had before to me.

So what is widely considered a pretty good browser with a very extensive feature set gets a new UI that is no worse/marginally better than it was - and that equates to a complete failure? Why?

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