this release brings many new features to Opera’s desktop browser like SPDY support, Retina Display on Mac, Support for Mountain Lion features like Notification Center and integrated sharing, inertia scrolling and pinch-to-zoom on Windows 8 and Windows 7, new extension APIs etc.
Now, users can set their own custom User-Agent string in Opera 12 to deal with the sites involved in browser discrimination.
Exciting news for Opera users waiting for Wahoo: Opera Software has released beta version of Opera 12, which means that the final version will be around soon. The desktop team at Opera Software had announced Opera 12 (codenamed Wahoo) in August last year, and we have been covering all latest development around Wahoo since then. [...]