Opera Software ASA has recently launched their Opera Browser’s new incarnation: Reborn.
They had previously launched the Opera Neon concept browser which had some pretty cool and new features like Bubbles which replaced Tabs and integrated screenshot capture and storage. It also introduced a split-screen feature to allow users to interact with two open pages without changing tabs (or rather, bubbles).
(Read more about the Neon browser here: http://www.i9finite.com/opera-neon-new-browser )
With Opera Reborn, the focus has shifted to social messaging platforms and how they can be integrated into the daily-use browser – by allowing them to function within the browser screen without using any external apps or changing tabs while working. Pretty cool, right?
As the Opera blog post puts it,
“Browsing and chatting simultaneously is cumbersome and inefficient now, as you need to switch between tabs when responding to a message. We believe this needs to change. That’s why we bring you Opera Reborn, the first browser to allow messengers to reside within your browser, without the need to install any extensions or apps.”
As of now, Reborn includes messengers like the Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram. They can be pinned to the browser allowing full browser experience clubbed with it. They can also be pinned to the sidebar.
Reborn also comes with some awesome colour choices and a new and simplified user interface.
The layout has high-quality graphics and attractive icons with cool animations – all to make user experience smoother and hassle-free.
Tip: Check out the animation while opening InCognito Mode. 😉
It is interesting to note that Opera uses code from the Chromium project.
(To know more about the InCognito Mode in Google Chrome as well as Opera, you can check out this link (from expressvpn.com)).
There are also some improvements with the ad-blocker built into it.
Reborn also comes with improved performance and better use of GPU and with security enhancements like warnings while filling sensitive details on insecure( not encrypted) pages.
Opera seems to be improving greatly with innovative ideas that introduce more than what usual browser experience means – more than browsing, with more tools and features available in one place.