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WebKit-based Opera for Android

WebKit-based Opera for Android

Discovery mode in Opera for Android

Discovery configuration

WebKit-based Opera for Android

Speed Dial categories

Deleting Speed Dial entries

Tab switching in Opera for Android

Private browsing in Opera for Android

Landscape-oriented Opera for Android

WebKit-based Opera for Android

Browser history in Opera for Android

Search suggestions in Opera for Android

Off-road Mode puts Opera into proxy-browser mode similar to what Opera Mini uses, which means Opera's servers do the hard work of reading Web pages. They then send a boiled-down version to the browser so that slow networks aren't such a problem. Opera plans to integrate the Skyfire video-compression technology into the technology.
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Opera's new WebKit-based browser for Android phones is due to ship by the second quarter of 2013 -- maybe even the first if Opera Software CEO Lars Boilesen gets his way.
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The Discovery tool, reachable by sweeping the Speed Dial page to the left or by tapping the compass-pointer icon on the Opera menu, shows a selection of Web content tailored to each user.
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You can set up Discovery's data sources by selecting or deselecting various categories and by specifying a particular region. In the future, the feature will factor in gender, too. The content feeds themselves are picked by Opera.
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The new Opera for Android will get a revamped Speed Dial page to launch frequently used pages. Multiple entries can be collected into folders, letting Opera absorb the formerly separate bookmark ability.
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When you drag one Speed Dial icon on top of another, it forms a new category similar to iOS folders. The browser then lets you rename the category.
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If you want to remove an icon from the Speed Dial page, you can long-press it to select it, then drag it to the "remove" area that appears at the top of the screen.
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Opera for Android lets you swipe among open pages after clicking the small number at the top of the screen that denotes how many tabs you have open.
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Tapping the three vertically stacked dots to the upper right of the tab-switching page reveals menu options for closing all your tabs or opening a private tab. Private tabs don't leave traces in cookie files or browsing history.
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The overhauled Opera browser works when the phone is in landscape mode, too.
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Swiping to the left or right of the Speed Dial page shows browsing history and the new Discovery page with Opera-curated content.
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Here's a look at the browsing history page on the new Opera for Android.
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When you type in the combination search-and-address bar, Opera can retrieve search results suggestions from Google.
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