Despite the fact that the era of dial-up'a has already passed, we still have to deal with the problem of slow Internet connections, when one poor web page over a few minutes. The developers of Opera have found a solution to this problem is to increase the speed of loading pages will help the technology Opera Turbo.

Despite the fact that Internet service providers offer their users Internet speed. reaching tens or even hundreds of megabits, the reality is often not so rosy. Problems occur on the line and the speed drops. And home Internet at hand is not always away from home, you have to use slow mobile Internet or public Wi-Fi network, the speed of which is divided among all users — and there are dozens. Of course, the speed of loading pages in such cases leaves much to be desired. Here, Opera Turbo comes to the rescue.

Opera Turbo is a compression technology. which was first implemented in the browser of Opera 10. The data from the downloaded web page is sent to the user's computer not directly, but through the server of the company Opera Software. Along the way, data is compressed (up to 80%), so the page loads faster, and traffic is significantly saved (this is especially true if the Internet is not unlimited and you pay for the traffic consumed).

Opera Turbo technology allows you to display web sites without distortion HTML markup. But compression are not all the elements. videos, GIF animations, SVG graphics, JavaScript, Flash and AJAX are not compressed. So if the site is made in flash, Opera Turbo you little help. Also not compressed encryption protocols  - for security. This means that if you use a secure connection (for example, when buying goods in online stores or banking transactions), you interact with the site directly, and your confidential data does not pass through the Opera server.

Opera Turbo technology can be used as a proxy replacement. Data compression is with Opera Web Optimization Proxy, whose name speaks for itself. When you switch the browser mode Opera Turbo, your requests to and responses from the website are sent not directly but through the Opera Software server, which fulfill the role of the proxy server. So along with data compression, you get a nice bonus, for example, anonymous access to various resources. Some sites, for example, restrict access from certain countries by IP address, use Opera Turbo helps this prohibition to circumvent.

How to enable Opera Turbo in the browser. To do this, go to settings (click the left mouse button on the icon Opera in the upper left corner of the window, select "Settings", then "General settings"With a high-speed connection Turbo mode suggest to disable. When finished with the settings, click OK.

Can enable Opera Turbo and faster way. To do this, click the Opera Turbo icon in the lower left corner of the browser window (the icon has the appearance of a speedometer). Select the option "Enable Turbo mode" to enable or "Configure Turbo mode" for the settings. In the window of the Turbo mode settings you can enable or disable it, set auto-enable. You can still tick the option "Notify me about network speed" if you want to receive these notifications, so you know exactly working at the moment service Opera Turbo or not. When ready, click OK.

One of the drawbacks of Opera Turbo mode is a noticeable deterioration in the quality of images loaded in compression. If you really want to see some image in its full quality, right click on it and select "Reload image in original quality" in the context menu.

Opera Turbo technology will help you to enjoy surfing the Internet even with a slow connection. And if you prefer another browser, it's not necessary to refuse it: just install Opera as an additional browser and use it when the speed of the Internet leaves much to be desired.