So today we released a labs release of Opera Turbohttp://my.opera.com/desktopteam/blog/2009/03/13/opera-turbo-labs-releasehttp://labs.opera.com/news/2009/03/13/
So when do you want Turbo?
Right now I do not need it.. Why? Well because my network connection @work is pritty good..
But last year I traveled around around in India and boy trust me I wish i had Turbo at hand back then..
Also the year before when I traveled to Thailand/Cambodia/Malaysia... Turbo is excellent when the connection is slow as sheize..
So who else would benefit fro Turbo?
Well.. What if you are on a laptop using a mobile connection? You could spare a lot of money..
So... Please test it out and remember:
How to test Opera Turbo
Not on a slow connection or out in the outback? You can still pretend to be by emulating slow network speeds following these steps:
Download and install NetLimiter 2 Pro
Run NetLimiter 2
Set the Units on the top right to KB (kilobyte)
Double-click on the Incoming limit for your user and set to “100”
Check the Limit box next to the “100”
Open Opera and enable Turbo.
Open the Terminal and type: sudo ipfw pipe 1 config bw 100KByte/s
Then type: sudo ipfw add 1 pipe 1 src-port 80
To remove the bandwidth limitation type: sudo ipfw delete 1