Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Jun 2012 09:37 UTC
Opera Software I'm not sure if such a thing exists anymore (what, with both Firefox and Chrome doing the release-all-the-time thing), but browser season 2012 has been opened! Opera 12 has just been released, bringing with it all sorts of updates and improvements. She may not be the most popular of the pack, but she sure has the most loyal fanbase.
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No X-Marks :(
by Tuxie on Thu 14th Jun 2012 21:55 UTC
Tuxie
Member since:
2009-04-22

Opera 12 seems pretty good actually. They seem to have mostly fixed the problems Opera 11 had with GMail (extremely slow JavaScript).

I would be using Opera much more often if it just had X-Marks or some other way to sync bookmarks across platforms and browsers.

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RE: No X-Marks :(
by zima on Thu 14th Jun 2012 22:50 in reply to "No X-Marks :("
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

And, inevitably it seems, ~"I would be using Opera much more often if it just had a function which it has for a long time, or in some cases even pioneered" post ;P

http://www.opera.com/link/
http://help.opera.com/Windows/11.60/en/link.html
(includes Opera Mini - working on various so called feature phones, going down in price to sub-50 bucks without contract, probably covers most of "across platforms")

Or, if you also mean across different desktop browsers ...well, that's Xmarks not extending their support for Opera; but BookmarkSync supports it.

Expect that Gmail stuff to come back BTW, it's recurring (across various Google services) - it seems Google doesn't really test their services against Opera (while, not a long time ago, praising its js in a way... http://blog.chromium.org/2010/03/does-your-browser-behave.html & tested speed also being fine)

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RE[2]: No X-Marks :(
by Tuxie on Thu 14th Jun 2012 23:19 in reply to "RE: No X-Marks :("
Tuxie Member since:
2009-04-22

I know about Opera Link and that stuff. Yes, I wrote "across platforms and browsers" because I use different browsers on different computers/gadgets with different operating systems and I sometimes want to try new major versions of various browsers. X-Marks is keeping it all together and does it well (usually), syncing bookmarks, cookies, etc across them.

I meant exactly what I wrote. I would use Opera more often if it wasn't an own little echo system. BUT, I'm not blaming Opera for it (unless they are denying access to the required APIs), I'm blaming X-Marks for ignoring Opera users.

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