“A new release of Opera’s Linux browser marks the company’s effort to keep Windows and Linux software versions synchronised. But the Mac has been left out in the cold,” reports Matthew Broersma. “Opera has finalised its latest Web browser for the Linux platform, bringing the software up to speed with Opera’s Windows version, and adding such features as fast-forward, rewind, image slideshows and an email client.”
Broersma writes, “Opera may be keeping its Linux and Windows updates synchronised, but it has deliberately let its Mac OS X development efforts lag. In January, Apple launched its own Safari browser on the platform, and as a result Opera said it was questioning whether it would continue issuing Mac updates. The latest Mac version [of Opera] is 6.0.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Download Apple’s Safari Public Beta 2 browser here.