Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th May 2013 12:59 UTC
Opera Software "Countless hours of hard work, hectoliters of coffee, tons of improvements, two version numbers skipped, and here it is: the all-new Opera for desktop is now out as an Opera Next version, Opera's channel for what used to be called beta. Made from scratch, this version is available for Windows and Mac and brings a new, elegant design and a bunch of new features that will make your browsing experience sleeker and easier than ever." The first version using something called 'Chromium's engine' - I guess they can't call it WebKit anymore, but they can't call it Blink yet either. It's looking great, but the bookmark functionality seems to not have been implemented yet in this preview
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Good and bad
by ebasconp on Tue 28th May 2013 21:01 UTC
ebasconp
Member since:
2006-05-09

Hi,

actually I liked a lot the responsiveness of the browsing area itself but also missed a lot of features from very simple and not too useful (for example, the slider bar in the right bottom to change the zoom of the page) to very useful and important (bookmarks, Opera Link or things like that).

Actually I thought they were to change just the rendering engine and let everything as is, but we all know that that was not the point.

So, let's wait after the Opera 15 release to see if the Opera guys start to put into the browser all the things that made Opera different from the others.

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RE: Good and bad
by ebasconp on Wed 29th May 2013 03:08 in reply to "Good and bad"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

Actually, after using Opera 15 for some hours, I like it; it is pretty fast, a lot of pages look far better than in Opera 12.15. Yes, a lot of things are missing but I really hope the Opera guys will add them gradually into their browser.

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