Selena Torres Browser Wars

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Selena Torres Browser Wars by Mind Map: Selena Torres Browser Wars

1. Definitions

1.1. Browser: a software application used to locate, retrieve and also display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files.

1.2. Plug-in/ Extensions: A hardware or software module that adds a specific feature or service to a larger system.

2. Chrome 27

2.1. Pros

2.1.1. 1 Search directly from the address bar

2.1.2. 2 Can sync data between different computers

2.2. Cons

2.2.1. 1 Syncing feature requires Google account

2.2.2. 2 Do Not Track privacy feature is buried and discouraged.

3. Mozilla Firefox 21

3.1. Pros

3.1.1. 1 Most cross-platform support.

3.1.2. 2 Syncing for tabs, history, passwords and now Extensions.

3.2. Cons

3.2.1. 1 Compatibility issues — Some websites do not show properly in this browser and require the user to view them with IE®.

3.2.2. 2 Always installs unwanted plugins

4. Explorer 10

4.1. Pros

4.1.1. 1 New version of Internet Explorer have Download manager along with Malware Protection.

4.1.2. 2 IE10 actually respects web standards, which is another big step in the right direction.

4.2. Cons

4.2.1. 1 Lack of common settings for each browser version

4.2.2. 2 Split personality on Windows 8?two very different interfaces.

5. Opera 12.10

5.1. Pros

5.1.1. 1 Reasonably fast.

5.1.2. 2 hardware acceleration,to render animations faster and more smoothly.

5.2. Cons

5.2.1. 1 Forces you to use their "Speed Dial" if you want to simulate a bookmark.

5.2.2. 2 It lacks the massive, open developer's community of Mozilla's Firefox.

6. Apple Safari 5

6.1. Pros

6.1.1. 1 Renders pages nicely, easy to use.

6.1.2. 2 Cover flow and other beautiful interface elements.

6.2. Cons

6.2.1. 1 Still does not handle PDF documents properly.

6.2.2. 2 No hardware acceleration for Windows.

7. HTML5 Readiness

7.1. HTML 5 Test

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