Enterprise Applications: Labs Gallery: Opera Unite Offers Intriguing Possibilities
Announced as a major new way for people to use the Web, the Opera Unite alpha that is now part of the Opera 10 beta is essentially an embedded Web server within the browser. As such, it offers some intriguing possibilities for sharing content, services and applications directly between systems, as opposed to having to use cloud-based services. But the Unite alpha comes with many questions and potential problems, not the least of which is the security risk of installing a Web server on user PCs. Here's a look at some of the features and capabilities in Opera Unite.