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Opera launches desktop version of its VPN browser

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Sep 21, 2016, 10:33 am IST
Updated Sep 21, 2016, 10:33 am IST
The browser will be powered by SurfEasy and will not store any information about a user’s browsing history.
Opera emerges as the first major browser that can block ads for users without add-ons through the use of its built-in ad blocker.
 Opera emerges as the first major browser that can block ads for users without add-ons through the use of its built-in ad blocker.

Opera has finally released the finished version of Opera 40 for desktops. This version consists of a free virtual private network (VPN) powered by SurfEasy, that essentially allows users with the access to a secure connection and foreign content without facing the trouble of getting blocked.

Additionally with the new version, Opera also emerges as the first major browser that can block ads for users without add-ons through the use of its built-in ad blocker. Moreover, the update also brings a revised battery saver feature which ‘extends laptop battery life by up to 50 per cent.’

 

Apart from that, Opera brings the new RSS feed for personal news that allows users to add preferred news sources from all over the world along with the access to the type of news that is most relevant to the them.

"If people knew how the Internet truly works, I believe they all would use a VPN. By making our browser VPN free and easy to use, we hope to make it an essential tool, just as the lock and key is to your house." Krystian Kolondra, senior vice president of Opera browser for computers, said in a statement.

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