Opera 10 Alpha version is out for download. Opera Presto 2.2 is the newest rendering engine for the Opera browser. It provides significant improvements in speed, performance and security. It is claimed on the Opera site that this release of Opera will be 30% faster on the real web.
Here some details and features from the publisher site:
30% Faster on the real Web
We optimized the Opera Presto 2.2 engine to be much faster on resource intensive pages such as Gmail and Facebook.
With an Acid3 100/100 score, Web Fonts support, RGBA/HSLA color and SVG improvements, Opera 10 alpha is ready for the next generation of Web applications.
Write freely in your Facebook wall, blog or Web mail. Opera 10 alpha underlines any misspelled words so you can express yourself without reservation.
Opera 10 alpha makes it easier than ever to stay up to date with the latest version.
E-mail your way
Depending on your personality or mood, use full HTML formatting or just plain text in your e-mails. Either way Opera Mail has your back.
Opera 10 is currently in Alpha stage. A lot of new features will be added while in beta stage and the final version will be released somewhere in the middle of 2009.
You can download Opera 10 from our servers for testing purposes. Please note that it may have bugs which will be resolved in the beta and final versions.