Opera Releases Browser for Mac OS X Panther

 
 
By Matthew Hicks  |  Posted 2003-08-20 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Opera Software ASA on Wednesday released a new version of its commercial Web browser to run with Apple Computer Inc.'s upcoming release of its latest Mac operating system.

Opera Software ASA on Wednesday released a new version of its commercial Web browser to run with Apple Computer Inc.s upcoming release of its latest Mac operating system. Operas version 6.03 for Mac is an interim release that will allow users to continue browsing once Apple releases Panther, the name of its Mac OS X 10.3, the company said. While Apple hasnt given a date for Panthers release, sources have said it is due out in September.
Opera, of Oslo, Norway, plans to finish development on a full release compatible with Panther, Opera 7 for Mac, later this year.
Opera for Mac 6.03 includes bug fixes and the removal of the start-up dialog for unregistered browsers. It is available in Czech, English, French, German, Italian and Norwegian The newest browser is available for $39 and includes a free upgrade to Opera 7 for Mac once it is released.
 
 
 
 
Matthew Hicks As an online reporter for eWEEK.com, Matt Hicks covers the fast-changing developments in Internet technologies. His coverage includes the growing field of Web conferencing software and services. With eight years as a business and technology journalist, Matt has gained insight into the market strategies of IT vendors as well as the needs of enterprise IT managers. He joined Ziff Davis in 1999 as a staff writer for the former Strategies section of eWEEK, where he wrote in-depth features about corporate strategies for e-business and enterprise software. In 2002, he moved to the News department at the magazine as a senior writer specializing in coverage of database software and enterprise networking. Later that year Matt started a yearlong fellowship in Washington, DC, after being awarded an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship for Journalist. As a fellow, he spent nine months working on policy issues, including technology policy, in for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He rejoined Ziff Davis in August 2003 as a reporter dedicated to online coverage for eWEEK.com. Along with Web conferencing, he follows search engines, Web browsers, speech technology and the Internet domain-naming system.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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