A new developer snapshot of the browser Vivaldi brings extra options for the safe protection of your privacy.
Today's version 2.12.1838.3 includes the Tracker Blocker, as well as some improvements made to the Spatial Navigation function.
THE Vivaldi started as an application with the promise that it will offer you a highly customizable, fully functional, innovative browser. Apparently the developers are trying to keep their promises, as at the moment there is no other browser on the market that offers so many options and features.
The application Vivaldi is made by the Chrome engine, the target users are the power users. The browser Vivaldi was created by the former co-founder of Opera and was developed keeping in mind the usability and power of Opera browser.
THE Vivaldi is now working with DuckDuckGo and uses the DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials extension list. This list excludes most of the known trackers without any problems appearing on the sites. It is based on DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar, which crawls the web constantly searching for and recording trackers on important sites.
This feature is not enabled by default in this dev snapshot, so you will need to enable it to try it out. Visit a site and click the new shield icon to the left of the URL to turn off site tracking.
The new application also brings another new option in Settings - Privacy - Content Blocker - Tracking Blocker. Enable Block Tracker on all sites to enable it by default on the entire web.
This will allow you to use the shield icon to disable (or enable) site tracking.
THE Vivaldi In addition to the above, it has another feature called "Spatial Navigation". Allows the user to browse websites with his keyboard by holding down "Shift" and using the arrow keys. If you want to try out the new Spatial Navigation, you can enable it from: Settings - Webpages - Spatial Navigation.