by Theodore DiPerna
0.0 stars - reviews
range from 0 to 5
A program that accesses and displays files
and other data available on the Internet
and other networks.
More than 6000 free add-ons.
Offers a high level of customisability due to
third-party support for its extensible
It still lags behind in
speed to Chrome, Safari
Ranks a distant second behind
IE for market share.
A notable feature is its stability – each tab
works independently, so if one crashes, the
others don’t go down with it.
Another is the Omnibox – Chrome’s
address bar that doubles as a search
Chrome still doesn’t have a
print preview feature.
It doesn't have a Download manager,
Password manager, or
Cover Flow feature that lets you flip through
pages of your browsing history and
Includes tabbed browsing,
page previews and private
It has a lower Ease of Use value
compared to Chrome, Opera, and
It uses more Memory than
Chrome, Opera, and Firefox.
With the Microsoft behemoth behind it,
Internet Explorer is probably the baseline for
Its massive market share means web
developers have to take compatibility with
IE into account when creating any website.
Microsoft’s Mac version was discontinued
several years ago, so IE is now made only
It had the lowest Performance scores
compared to Chrome, Opera, Safari, and
Besides browsing, includes: email, managing contacts,
chatting on Internet Relay Chat (IRC) clients,
downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading Web
Widely cross-platform - it even has versions for
the Nintendo DS and Wii games consoles. Two
unique features are mouse gestures and voice
Performance is rated below
that of Chrome and Safari.
It has a higher Memory usage
- 10 tabs open (MB) than