“We realized that the Web had evolved from mainly simple text pages to rich, interactive applications and that we needed to completely rethink the browser.”
So far I’m digging the fact that they ripped a little bit of goodness from each existing browsing platform – I immediately appreciated Opera’s Speeddial function. It apparently uses Safari rendering. There’s a lot of rough edges and missing essentials, but it’s a solid first release… And most importantly it’s SUPER FAST.
UPDATE: The comics were too good for some to pass up.