Opera 10.60 claim as Fastest Web Browser

Opera Software has announced final version of Opera Browser 10.60. The company claims that Opera Browser 10.60 is the fastest browser on this earth. Opera 10.60 features the new Presto 2.6 rendering engine. Carakan has also been optimised to introduce further speed improvements. With a revamped JavaScript engine, Opera Browser 10.60 scores more than 50 percent faster than its predecessor in key benchmark test.

Like previous version, Opera 10.60 also ships with Opera Turbo, which is supposed to speed up browsing on slow connections (like dial-up) by compressing webpages before downloading them.

Opera 10.60 has improved design features such as an improved Menu button and icon tabs make day-to-day use of Opera even faster and easier. It still comes with Speed Dial which can make you can go to your favorite websites with just a single click of the mouse

Opera 10.60 claim as Fastest Web Browser

Below some new feature on Opera 10.60

Appcache use in-browser applications such as word processors and spreadsheets even without an Internet connection by storing the necessary files locally.

Bing Added
Opera 10.60 add Bing search engine as integrated search engine beside Google and Yahoo.

Search Suggestions
Get instant search suggestions to complement your search experience.

With Geolocation you can let sites detect your location and do cool stuff. Try Opera’s Geolocation demo page, which shows real-time downloads of the browser on an interactive map.

Open in New Tab
Opera 10.60 will open link in new tab instead in new window when you click a link that is designed to open in new window or open as popup

WebM Support
Opera 10.60 comes with WebM support by default. The WebM format consists of the VP8 video and Vorbis audio codecs wrapped inside a .webm container. It is based on the Matroska media container format, and offers high-quality video with fast seeking.

Web Workers
Opera 10.60 added new HTML5 element such as Web Workers which is an API for running scripts in the background independently of any user interface scripts. Click here for the demo

Unfortunately Opera 10.60 still do not have plugin system while Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari already have it. You can still add addtional addon but in widget not plugin.

Click here to download Opera 10.60 for Windows, Macintosh, or Linux.

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