Erik Avila Browsers 2013

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1. Define:

1.1. Browser

1.2. Browser Plugin Extension

1.3. HTML5

1.3.1. HTML5 is still a work in progress. However, the major browsers support many of the new HTML5 elements and APIs.

2. Market Share

3. Chrome

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. 1. Its speed and minimalist design have deservedly been attracting more and more users to the browser.

3.1.2. 2. Built-in Flash player and PDF reader.

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. 1. Do Not Track privacy feature is buried and discouraged.

3.2.2. 2. Still some occasional minor site incompatibilities.

4. Explorer

4.1. Pros

4.1.1. 1. Top security and privacy features.

4.1.2. 2. Fast. Lean interface.

4.2. Cons

4.2.1. 1. No built in Flash or PDF reader.

4.2.2. 2. Still lags on new Web tech support (WebGL, e.g.).

5. Mozilla Firefox

5.1. Pros

5.1.1. 1. Syncing for tabs, history, passwords and now Extensions.

5.1.2. 2. Social network integration via API.

5.2. Cons

5.2.1. 1. Lacks Chrome's built in Flash and Instant page view.

5.2.2. 2. Slightly behind Maxthon, Chrome and Opera in HTML5 features.

6. Opera

6.1. Pros

6.1.1. 1. Turbo feature makes slow connections even faster.

6.1.2. 2. Syncing of bookmarks, settings, passwords, history, and more.

6.2. Cons

6.2.1. 1. Occasionally sites won't display properly, though this is getting rare.

6.2.2. 2. Hardware acceleration not enabled by default.

7. Apple Safari

7.1. Pros

7.1.1. 1. Cover flow and other beautiful interface elements.

7.1.2. 2. Good browsing speed. Fine tab implementation.

7.2. Cons

7.2.1. 1. Slow startup.

7.2.2. 2. Not being updated together with Mac version.