Opera 12 warbles a high note Video
Opera 12 warbles a high note Video Transcript
Opera as -- reputation as an innovator in the browser world. But this major update to version twelve. Barely keeps pace with the competition's I'm Seth Rosenblatt for CNET and today I'm giving you first look at opera twelfth. He warned -- -- opera fans. That's maybe a little heart -- -- that this version of opera is the preview build but it's expected to have no major changes between this and the final version only difference you'll see. Is that the silver button in the top will be read in the final version. First the good quirky features such as widgets unite and voice have been killed off with prejudice that means there's less -- Opera continues to upgrade its html five support and now can use hardware such as your webcam. Via web sites opera now has separate -- -- for plugin so things like flash when they crash don't kill off your browser. There's an emphasis on its new add on structured to for -- add ons just like you -- Chrome and safari. The new opera has better security badges next to URLs so you can tell what kind of site you're on and there are new super light browsers scans. Here's what's not so good and opera twelve. Hardware acceleration which was promised in the beta is still experimental. This lags behind the competition. And that can be manually activated but that's not ideal. Opera has also exceeded hardware browser integration leadership to -- -- Opera still lacks -- think these features sound minor but really don't bode well for -- future. One used to be cutting edge and is now widely adopted the other is still cutting edge but whereas opera's leadership. With the importance of mobile how many people are actually using opera mini and opera desktop for whatever reason -- -- system is lacking appeal. -- a modern browser with quite a few modern features Turbo for people -- slower connections. Pretty good sync support. It's -- decent have management it's -- do not track support and it's got some very usable mobile siblings you can take your opera. On the go. However it's hard not conclude that his most recent update operatives that have missed that for the company. And its future just in -- assertion as it was before it for the first look at opera twelve I'm Seth rose.
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