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Swordfish RC5

June 27th, 2011

This is Opera 11.50 “Swordfish” Release Candidate 5. RC5 has a few crash fixes, and also some minor UI fixes. Download Opera Next Windows Mac Linux/FreeBSD Download the Swordfish Release Candidate Windows RC Mac RC Linux/FreeBSD RC

Swordfish Release Candidate 4

June 26th, 2011

This is the fourth Swordfish (Opera 11.50) release, candidate. Once again there are not many changes but careful testing by you is still needed. In the last RC quite a few of you were concerned about the removal of the arrow in the address field drop-down, so we have now provided a preference setting to…

Velocity 2011: The Performance Impact of Modernizing Internet Explorer

June 24th, 2011

Velocity 2011: The Performance Impact of Modernizing Internet Explorer Browsers need amazing performance to deliver on the promise of HTML5 applications. Modernizing Internet Explorer 9 has changed what’s possible with Web sites, and dramatically improved the performance of the HTML4 sites consumers use today. To demonstrate the real world performance gains in IE9 at the…

Swordfish Release Candidate 3

June 24th, 2011

This is the third Swordfish (Opera 11.50) release, candidate. The list of fixes is fairly short, but it is important to have them tested properly. We primarily need your feedback on these fixes, and any major regressions or other potential release blockers. Changelog Featherweight skin fixes Fixes UI freezes related to panels and certain skins…

Opera 11.5 RC 2

June 24th, 2011

Hei Several users complained about the crash on upgrade from Opera 11.11 so we have a fix for that. Please let us know if it still crashes or not. Download Opera Next Windows Mac Linux/FreeBSD Download the Swordfish Release Candidate Windows RC Mac RC Linux/FreeBSD RC

Internet Explorer 9 Security Part 4: Protecting Consumers from Malicious Mixed Content

June 23rd, 2011

Mixed content on a Web page puts consumers at risk of man-in-the-middle attacks, especially as consumers spend more time browsing from untrusted public networks (like free WiFi in coffee shops and airports). An attacker can view page content that a consumer expected to be delivered securely, and even modify the contents of the page without…

Swordfish Release Candidate 1

June 23rd, 2011

This is Opera 11.50 “Swordfish” Release Candidate 1. Opera Next builds This build can be downloaded as an Opera Next build. This will upgrade your Opera Next installation, or create a new Opera Next installation if one does not exist already. Release Candidate (standard Opera) builds If you wish to download the release candidate builds,…

Mail work in 1065

June 23rd, 2011

The announcement of build 1065 doesn’t say much about the changes that went into the mail client, apart from ‘some fixes’, so I thought I would expand a little bit on it. Read on 🙂

Second snapshot of the day

June 22nd, 2011

In the previous snapshot, Helmers unveiled the first phase of the Featherweight project. Look and feel is, of course, important these days, but we thought that maybe you’d like to test some actual bug fixes as well. This build has a number of mail fixes, crash fixes, additional Speed Dial polish, and more. You may…

Featherweight – first phase

June 22nd, 2011

Good morning, this is Helmers from Opera User experience and Graphics (UxG). Today we are excited to share results of the first phase of project Featherweight. Our goal has been to make Opera as light, bright and user-friendly as possible—without sacrificing power or flexibility. We want the user interface to match the speed of our…