Opera has launched 10.6 version of the browser which is packed with catch up with Chrome features like search suggest, drag/drop tabs.
Newly launched features like Geolocation eases the work of putting you on the map by determining your position. To ensure your privacy, you have full control over when this feature is used.
To showcase geolocation in action, Opera has created an interactive map to show real-time downloads of the Opera browser (check it out here: http://www.opera.com/livemap/)
Also, Opera 10.6 supports built-in video playback with the open WebM format that gives you optimized video right in the browser on all platforms.
Other new features include
- Appcache: Use in-browser applications such as word processors and spreadsheets even without an Internet connection by storing the necessary files locally.
- Content Blocking – You can block images, pop-ups and plug-ins that you do not want to see. Right-click and choose “Block Content” to disable annoying elements selectivel
- Search suggestions: With websites such as Wikipedia, get instant search suggestions to complement your search experience.
- Visual Tabs – show a small thumbnail for each website in addition to the page title and icon. You can drag the tab bar to the desired height to adjust the thumbnail size accordingly.
- Improved design: New design features such as an improved Menu button and icon tabs make day-to-day use of Opera even faster and easier. With the Speed Dial, another Opera first, get to your favorite websites with just a single click of the mouse.
Do give Opera’s new version (link) a spin and share your review. Is there a reason why people love Opera, but still not use it?