Vivaldi 4.0 is here!

Vivaldi browser 4.0

Свершилось – почтовый клиент, RSS-ридер и календарь в новой версии Vivaldi!
Помимо долгожданных фич из Opera, добавилась возможность переводить страницы с помощью Lingvanex – причем, как на десктопе, так и на Android.

Подробности о новых фишках Vivaldi.

papercraft | Death Star Perpetual Calendar

Death Star Perpetual Calendar – my custom papercraft model.
Original by: erico for Canon Creative Park
Custom by: kuzzzma for team Galactic Empire
Difficulty: ★★★☆☆ (3/5)
Time: a few hours

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Vivaldi Mail Tech Preview

Vivaldi Mail in Technical Preview

Когда-то, когда деревья были большими, у нас был браузер Opera с кучей уникальных фич для гиков (к примеру, встроенный сервер Unite, о котором я до сих пор вздыхаю страдальчески, когда мне нужно переправить кому-то большой файл). Среди прочих фишек был там встроенный почтовый клиент M2 и встроенный rss-reader… Конечно же, при переходе на хромиум и сменой концепции эти гиковские плюшки посчитали слишком сложными в разработке, нужными слишком малому количеству людей и потому – сочли нецелесообразным тратить на них время. И почту и rss-reader выпилили в релизах на хромиум.

Но гики помнили о них, и вот, спустя годы, у нас есть technical preview Vivaldi с почтовым клиентом M3!
Почтовый клиент, впрочем, не единственное блюдо – его сервируют в комплекте с rss-reader и календарем!

Подробности и масса скриншотов – Introducing Vivaldi Mail in Technical Preview



December 09, 2011 – Calendar

I’ve developed a fascination with things, tracking time when I was still a child.
This little device belonged to my grandfather since 1969, he carried it everywhere for 21 year.
I used to play with it for hours: it was my own pocket Time Machine!
I was so sad when 1991 came.

My father never tosses old calendars, he keeps them to use again later, when the right time comes.
I have to admit that I’ve stashed a few myself.

I love watches, it seems to go in family.
Both my grandfathers had several, my father has 4, even my mother owns 3 by now.
In time I expect to have a collection of my own.
I have some very specific requirements though: not-thin bracelet and hours marked with indexes.

For long periods in my life i’ve worn watches on both hands.
It started in school, when my father tried to fight my inclination to wear a watch on my right hand.
“Show me your hand!” – he demanded when I would come by to visit.
I dutifully showed him the “right” left hand.
He never got to think to check another…

I’m only truly naked when my watch is removed.
The act of its removing is both amusing and somewhat symbolic.

Not to be forgotten, that all of those are traits of a person who easily forgets what day it is and actually needs a reminder about his own birthday.
But thanks to this 42-years old gadjet I always knew I was born on Monday.