Opera browser has received a major update today, to add support for two new features.
The update bumps the browser to version 32, and brings support for Chromium/Blink 45.
The first new feature is called Password Sync, and yes this is a basic feature already offered by the major browsers out there. Now you will be able to sync your passwords, bookmarks, tabs, etc with the native syncing option in Opera. It is good to see a built-in sync feature, than a third-party addon, and the bonus is of course you won’t need multiple extensions to sync each type of content. Though personally I rely on LastPass/Xmarks to do the job for cross-browser syncing, in addition [...]
Cloud Storage giant, Dropbox, has added a new feature to its web version and desktop app.
The service now lets users save URLs by dragging and dropping them on the Dropbox website or the desktop app.
This kind of acts like a bookmark manager, and may even serve as a bookmark manager. Personally I use the popular service Xmarks, which saves your bookmarks on its servers, and lets you sync them in various browsers across many platforms. But I still think Dropbox’s drag and drop may be useful, since you will be able to access the links in your mobile as well, (using the Dropbox app of course).
Another advantage in Dropbox’s bookmark feature, is [...]
Google Chrome’s old Bookmark Manager is back.
The Mountain View company has admitted defeat after users vented their frustration publicly.
Last year, the Mountain View company introduced a new bookmark manager in its popular desktop browser. This is what it looks like.
If you are an Android user, you may have seen a similar interface on your device or in some apps. The interface is called Material Design UI. Basically it uses flat icons, and solid colours, making the UI more pleasing to look at it.
The new bookmark manager also had some additional features including large Tiles, and a Search bar.
So why did people not like it. [...]