Kristen Silas Browser Wars

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1. Definitions

1.1. Browsers

1.1.1. a software program that allows the user to find and read encoded documents in a form suitable for display, especially such a program for use on the World Wide Web.

1.2. Plug-ins or Extensions

1.2.1. is a software component that adds a specific feature to an existing software application. When an application supports plug-ins, it enables customization.

2. Chrome 27

2.1. Pros

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. 1. App support limited to Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play

2.2.2. 2. No central playback controls

3. Mozilla Firefox 21

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. 1.Very useful for downloading streaming videos, using Realplayer or Ant

3.1.2. 2. Very good and important security software that other browsers don't offer at this time

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. 1. Nuisance(minor) bugs don't go away

3.2.2. 2. Firefox is that it keeps shutting down while being used

4. Explorer 10

4.1. Pros

4.1.1. 1. Its an ok IE add-in for using adblock lists within IE. However, these lists belong to the community.

4.1.2. 2. All ads are removed including youtube ads

4.2. Cons

4.2.1. 1. Switched from being free to being paid

4.2.2. 2. Did not find it blocked much

5. Marketshare

6. HTML5 Readiness

6.1. Rank the browsers by HTML5 readiness

7. Apple Safari 5

7.1. Pros

7.1.1. 1. Colourful redesign; Improved navigation; Best gesture control yet

7.1.2. 2. Works well when it wants to.

7.2. Cons

7.2.1. 1. Some apps need to be fixed; Older devices will struggle

7.2.2. 2. Expect more updates from Apple

8. Opera 12.10

8.1. Pros

8.1.1. 1."New Tab" automatically opens as a "background tab" from the older version by default.

8.1.2. 2.It is really fast a lot faster than Firefox or Chrome

8.2. Cons

8.2.1. 1. Can't hide the menu bar on the Speed Dial / Stash / Discover pages

8.2.2. 2. May be a good phone app, or touch screen laptop, Not for home / office desktops.