Opera 10.60 (with Opera Widgets for Desktop) for UNIX changelog

Release notes

Release date: July 1, 2010

Opera 10.60 is a recommended upgrade offering new and improved features, plus security and stability enhancements. For your reference, please see the previous Opera 10.60 beta 1 for UNIX changelog on the Opera changelogs website.

New features

Geolocation services

Offline Web Applications

Web Workers

WebM

Better integration with UNIX native systems

Opera Carakan JavaScript engine

Opera Presto 2.6 rendering engine

The Opera Presto 2.6 rendering engine includes the following additions and improvements.

CSS
HTML
SVG

Opera Vega graphics library

Opera Widgets for Desktop

Although they run outside the browser, Opera Widgets have been treated as entities inside the browser in many respects. The new Opera Widgets for Desktop ends this dependency on the browser and moves Opera Widgets to the next level: that of first-class applications. Above all, Opera Widgets for Desktop gives widgets the potential to replace some native applications on the computer.

Opera Widgets for Desktop includes the following features:

Non-modal notification messages

Private browsing

Web Storage

Web SQL Database

Changes since Opera 10.60 beta 1

User interface

Improved
Fixed

Display and scripting

Improved
Fixed

Mail, news, chat

Improved
Fixed

Miscellaneous

Offline Web Applications fixes
Geolocation services fixes
Widgets fixes

Security

Improved
Fixed

Documentation

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