New Swordfish beta introduces Speed Dial extensions, adds password synchronization

Today, Opera Swordfish, or the Opera 11.50 beta browser if you want to be specific, becomes available for immediate testing. (TZ)

The new beta of Opera’s desktop browser transforms the popular Speed Dial feature by adding extensions to the mix. Speed Dial extensions transform your Speed Dial from a simple thumbnail bookmark into a dynamic source of updated content, available in every new tab. What does that mean? Instead of a static link to a weather website, a Speed Dial extension can display the forecast for your specific location. In fact, we built this exact extension:

Speed Dial extensions are easy to make. All you need are some basic web development skills. Documentation is available at

To learn more about Speed Dial Extensions, watch this: