Today, Opera 40 Developer build became available. Besides improvements to page rendering, bug fixes and optimizations, the browser features a new start page theme and a search popup feature which is useful.
A new developer release of Opera, version 40.0.2280.0, comes with a number of improvements. Opera highlights the following changes for the personalized news stream:
- More consistent layout in the list view and Top 50:
- Improved recommendations: they have removed the generic ones in the sidebar and now show only the relevant ones at the end of a news stream.
- Removed a slay of dead sources from the catalog and worked on the statistics to ensure the user is getting really personalized streams.
A new feature called "Search popup" landed in Opera 40. When some text is selected, a small popup will appear providing fast one-click access to search and copy functions.
This is really useful and time saving.
New default theme
Read more details about this release HERE.
Note: as of this writing, Opera 40 is available only in the Developer channel. It is created for testing purposes and not supposed to be used by regular users as their primary browser.
Download links for Opera 40 Developer:
- Opera developer for Windows
- Opera developer for Mac
- Opera developer for 32-bit Linux – deb file
- Opera developer for 64-bit Linux – deb file
- Opera developer for 32-bit Linux – RPM file
- Opera developer for 64-bit Linux – RPM file
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