Opera Officially Releases Opera 9 Browser
The new browser adds a security tool bar and includes support for "widgets" and BitTorrent. (PC Magazine)On June 20, Opera Software officially announced the release of Opera 9, the new browser that includes support for "widgets," adds a security tool bar, and integrates support for the BitTorrent file-distribution system. The official release follows a
"For Opera 9, we worked hard to push the limits of what people expect from a Web browser, with increased speed, new Web standards support and innovative features such as widgets and BitTorrent," said Jon S. von Tetzchner, chief executive of Opera Software, in a statement. "Even though we shaped this browser for the Webs future, we have the powerful features people want and need for their surfing today. I truly feel Opera 9 has something for everyone."