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Browsers 2010 by Mind Map: Browsers 2010
5.0 stars - 1 reviews range from 0 to 5

Browsers 2010

Definition of Browser

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

Opera 10.63

Pros:

Support for Mouse Gestures

Native text-to-speech

Cons:

Interface is not pretty

Menus can be hard to use

Google Chrome 7

Pros:

Best HTML5 support among stable browsers

When a web page crashes, the browser will stay running

Cons:

Privacy may be a concern for some, as it is run by Google

Does not have as many extensions as Firefox

Apple Safari 5

Pros:

Browser used for the iPhone

Beta version has even better HTML5 support than Chrome

Cons:

Has worst HTML5 support among all browsers

Least secure browser

Mozilla Firefox 3.6

Pros:

Supports many different web standards

Open-source with wide support for plug-ins

Cons:

Will use up a lot of memory when many plug-ins are running

Cluttered interface

Internet Explorer 9

Pros:

Has some of the best HTML5 support

Renders pages extremely fast

Cons:

Does not run on Windows XP

Requires fairly new GPU

Internet Explorer 8

Pros

Renders old, poorly written webpages using "quirks" mode

Cons:

Renders pages very slowly

Little support for modern features

Sources

All sources are from October/Nov 2010

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