A few minutes ago, June 28th, Opera Software proudly unleashed the new, improved and highly anticipated Opera 11.50 web browser for Linux, Macintosh and Windows platforms.Dubbed Swordfish, the new Opera 11.50 web browser brings lots of new exciting features, overall improvements, code cleanup, and thousands of bugfixes, which makes it the fastest and most stable Opera browser ever!
"Opera 11.50 introduces a new and novel type of browser extension: Speed Dial extensions. Instead of handy thumbnails and links to your top sites, you can embed your Speed Dial with extensions that keep you updated—instantly—on what is happening around the Web. Take weather updates, for example."
"Why click through to a website when you can get the current conditions live at a glance? Or, why not be the first to know the hot news of the day just by opening a new tab? We think Speed Dial extensions are a smarter way of getting to the content you want and need." - was stated in the press release.
Highlights of Opera 11.50:
· Live Speed Dial extension;
· Passwords synchronization;
· Bookmarks synchronization;
· Safer passwords;
· A brand-new sleek and lightweight design;
· Adobe Flash Player auto-detection and installation;
· Oracle Java auto-detection and installation;
· HTML5 support;
· Faster browser engine;
· Faster software graphics engine (with support for CSS and SVG rendering);
· Session History and Navigation;
· W3C File API;
· classList and <time> element support.
Opera 11.50 under Ubuntu 11.04
"We're excited about the work that has gone into Opera 11.50," said Jan Standal, VP of Desktop Products, Opera Software. "Before we challenge Lady Gaga though, we've got to surpass the Tom Selleck moustache fan page on Facebook and the number of forum posts Opera fan Tamil has written. We think Speed Dial extensions are amazing enough to do the trick, but we didn't stop there."
Download Opera 11.50 right now from Softpedia. It is available for many operating systems, such as Ubuntu 11.04, Debian 6, Fedora 15, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Slackware.