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Opera 10 - A First Look At This Fabulous Web Browser

Sep 03, 2009, 04:04 (3 Talkback[s])

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"Opera Turbo when enabled will boost your browsing speed by a significant factor. This increase in speed is more pronounced when you are browsing on a slow Internet connection like a dial-up. Opera achieves this by acting as a web proxy to your client. The servers at Opera will retrieve your web page, compress it and then send it to your browser thus reducing the size of data and consequently boosting speed. Among other means, the compression is achieved by image down-sampling therefore some level of distortion in graphics may occur.

"Opera 10 Is Much Faster

"Opera 10 is upto 40% faster than its predecessor. Check out the web specifications supported in Opera presto 2.2 - the web engine powering Opera. Though this benchmark puts it a little (6 percent) behind Google Chrome 2.0.172."

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