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New features in Opera 10 release candidate

Opera Software opens the curtain on the release candidate of Opera 10 with a bunch of new features to make it faster and more productive.
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Opera Software opens the curtain on the release candidate of Opera 10 with a bunch of new features to make it faster and more productive.

Opera 10 contains Opera Turbo which is a compression technology that promises faster speeds in places where the bandwidth is limited - such as connecting from an Internet cafe or browsing on the go.

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With Speed Dial, you can configure from 4-25 Web sites for quick access every time a new tab is opened.

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Speed dial settings.

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Clicking on e-mail addresses or "Send by Mail" in Opera will open the compose page from your Web mail service provider. Plus, you can set up RSS feeds.

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In Opera 10, you can easily expand the size of the search field for those deep issues.

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Opera Community feeds.

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Opera 10 has a resizable tab bar. Drag the handle underneath the tabs to reveal thumbnails of your open Web pages. ??

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Opera Software says the new Opera Presto 2.2 engine is optimized for sites such as resource intensive sites such as Gmail and Facebook. It's said to be 40 percent faster than the current edition.

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Opera 10 adds an inline spell-checker to catch misteaks in several languages.

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Auto update gives you the latest version - by choice.

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Opera Mail can now send rich text messages including inline images, styled text, links, and/or custom HTML. You can also put a time limited on stored messages.

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After a crash, Opera will restart and recover tabs. It will also send a crash report.??

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Web developer tools are improved, allowing you to edit the DOM and inspect HTTP headers.

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Opera 10 also lets you chose your skin.

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