The Opera web browser has been around for a long time and has often been at the forefront of new browsing features, yet it has been a perennial also-ran in the battle for browser market share. What new features does it bring to the table? According to the press release, it offers:
Widgets - Small Web applications (multimedia, news feeds, games and more) that make your desktop experience more fun.
BitTorrent - Instead of having to use a separate BitTorrent application for downloading large files, users can now simply click a torrent file and start the download.
Content blocker - Choose the content you want to view. Remove ads or images.
Improved rich text editing - Take advantage of rich text editing capabilities when using the latest Web mail or blogging services
Customize your search engines - Use your favorite search engine in the search box.
Thumbnail preview - Hover over any tab to see a thumbnail preview.
Site-specific preferences - View a site in a different way or deny certain cookies, or block pop-ups on certain sites only.