Opera 10.5 Beta is out and it’s very impressive, and looks pretty stunning due to its Windows 7 integration.
One thing I don’t really like is how it shows all the tabs using Aero Peek when you click it in the Task Bar.
You can turn this off:
Type “opera:config” in the address bar and hit Enter
Scroll down to . . . → Read More: Opera 10.5 Beta and Windows 7 Integration
As promised, Opera 10 final was released on . . . → Read More: Opera 10 Final Released
Opera 10 Beta 3 is out! The timing is uncanny because the last time I did a clean install of Windows 7, Beta 2 came out hours after I had done a new install.
Today I installed Windows 7 RTM on my machine at work, and then hours later, a new beta of Opera 10. What the?
[Opera . . . → Read More: Opera 10 Beta 3 is out
Opera 10 Alpha last night prompted me to automatically update, and lo and behold it installed the Beta 1.
The most noticeable change is the default skin, which is lighter and more consistent, using some new etching effects and icons everywhere. More changes are on the horizon for this for Beta 2, from the skin designer John . . . → Read More: Opera 10 Beta is out
Opera has built-in torrent support which is very handy and nice, but not quite as nice as a full-fledged client like uTorrent
To disable the Torrent support in Opera so that uTorrent or your default torrent client will be used instead:
In Opera, type in opera:config in the address bar and hit enter
Click the Bit Torrent section to . . . → Read More: Disabling the Opera Bit Torrent support
Opera 10 Alpha is out!
Apart from it being an updated and faster engine, it also adds 100% ACID3 support, HTML Email Composition (finally!), integrated spell checker, and automatic updates.
All this on top of the in-built features like mouse gestures, integrated ad blocker, the slick mail, news feed and chat client, Bit Torrent support, Wand password manager, . . . → Read More: Opera 10 Alpha
It’s quite common on many websites, particularly forums, to post links to images.
Unlinker is a very popular plugin for Firefox, which allows you to change the links to images in the page to in-line images.
The Opera guys have created a project called MAMA – “Metadata Analysis and Mining Application”. It is designed to trawl the web and analyse what technologies and techniques are actually being used in web pages.
Their intial study results are in, taken from 3 and a half million URLs.
Interestingly, tables are still right up there with most . . . → Read More: Opera’s MAMA analyses the spread and use of web technologies