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Opera 11.50 Beta adds speed dial extensions, password sync

Opera 11.50 has slipped into beta drive, bringing along some neat new features for the ride.

Opera 11.50 beta in Ubuntu 11.04

Speed bling

Arguably the only change casual users will be interested to try out are the newly-introduced ‘Speed Dial Extensions’. These put live content – such as weather reports or RSS feeds – in your speed dial. .

Opera Link password sync

Opera’s browser-settings syncing service ‘Opera Link’ adds oft-requested ‘Password’ sync in this release. Just open the Opera Link dialog from the status bar to use this feature.

Other schtuff

Opera 11.50 beta also ships with the usual boatload of bugfixes, general application performance improvements, an updated rendering engine.

Download

Opera 11.50 beta can be downloaded in .deb installer packages from opera.com/browser/next