After more than a year of public alpha and beta releases, the Vivaldi browser is hitting its 1.0 release today.
Vivaldi, which was founded by Opera co-founder and former CEO Jon von Tetzchner, prides itself as being a browser for power users — a group of users, von Tetzchner and his team believe, that has been mostly abandoned by other browser vendors.
For power users, Vivaldi offers features like customizable keyboard shortcuts and a optional command line-like interface, support for mouse gestures, tab stacks, and plenty of customization options (want your tabs on the bottom or the right side of the window? Vivaldi will happily oblige, for example). The browser uses Google’s Blink engine and lets you use Chrome extensions, too.
In the last couple of releases, the team mostly…