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Browsers by Mind Map: Browsers
0.0 stars - reviews range from 0 to 5

Browsers

Define: browser

a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web

Opera

Pros:

Supports themes/skins

Very easy to use.

Cons:

No private browsing

New node

Explorer

Pros:

Mobile version available

Private browsing mode

Cons:

JavaScript speed was extremely slow, 6,308ms.

No download manager.

Safari

Pros:

has the best RSS-reading feature available to date

Mobile Versions, speedy WebKit engine

Cons:

Doesn’t support ad filtering by default.

Chrome

Pros:

Stability

Omnibox refers to the address bar doubling as a search bar.

Cons:

No print preview feature

No ad filtering

Firefox

Pros:

Best with add-ons

won Memory Usage over test in one website

Cons:

always strictly middling.

Mozilla claims Firefox 3.5 is more than twice as fast as Firefox 3, and 10 times as fast as Firefox 2, but testing shows it still lags behind Chrome, Safari and Opera.

Sources:

http://www.choice.com.au/Reviews-and-Tests/Technology/Software-and-online-services/Internet/Web-browsers-review-and-compare/Page/The%20Contenders.aspx

http://www.electronista.com/reviews/browser-tests-chrome-firefox-ie-safari.html

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/firefox-chrome-opera,2558-10.html