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Opera 8 Boasts Speed and Security

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Opera 8 Boasts Speed and Security -- Opera Software has released the latest version of its Web browser, Opera 8 for Macintosh. This version brings to the Mac the features available on Opera's Windows and Linux browsers, including faster page loading, native Scalable Vector Graphic support (SVG 1.1 Tiny), enhanced privacy features, and Opera's Extensible Rendering Architecture (ERA) to adjust page appearance based on the size of the browser window. Opera 8 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later and is a 5.5 MB download. A limited version can be used for free, or you can purchase the full version for $40. [JLC]

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