Vida Lopez Browsers 2010

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1. Browser: a computer program used for accessing sites or information on a network (as the World Wide Web)

2. Opera 10

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. Opera lets you choose to accept cookies only from the site you visit; customizable for individual sites.

2.1.2. Tabs are displayed as thumbnails; the feature is called "Speed Dial."

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. No extensions or add-ons available, as compared to Foxfire.

2.2.2. The BitTorrent client slows the browser drastically.

3. Google Chrome 7

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. Security: "Sandboxing" prevents malware implanted on that site from accessing your file on your computer

3.1.2. Visually stunning, as it devotes most of the space to the webpage, instead of bulky toolbars.

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. Have to have a Google account to share files with people.

3.2.2. Limited number of add-ons and extensions compared to those available with Firefox.

4. Apple Safari 5

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. "Reset" function:Safari gives you a third option that enables cookies for the site, but disables other cookies that are unnecessary.

4.1.2. Can take voice commands, and reads webpages out load to viewer.

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. No extensions or add-ons avaiable for current version

4.2.2. No themes available to customize browser, like in Mozilla.

5. Mozilla Firefox 3

5.1. Pros:

5.1.1. A multitude of add-ons and extensions that create a versatile browser

5.1.2. Search bar uses the incomplete entry to predict where you'd like to go.

5.2. Cons:

5.2.1. The latest version is beta, so not all websites are compatible.

5.2.2. Speed is slower in comparison to Chrome, and also has "lagging" moments of slower speed.

6. Explorer 9

6.1. Pros:

6.1.1. IE 9 beta is faster than IE8, and even compared to Chrome for speed.

6.1.2. Handles MTML5 nicely, also compared to the compatibility of Chrome.

6.2. Cons:

6.2.1. Most websites are not compatible with IE9 beta, yet, so there is a limit on the page loading.

6.2.2. The IE9 beta version has a lot of glitches and bugs in it's current state--extended use may slow it's performance

7. Explorer 8

7.1. Cons:

7.1.1. Known to be dramatically slower than the rest of the browsers available.

7.1.2. Glitches in the PDF-file downloading program prevent many PDF files from opening.

8. Sources

8.1. All sources must be from October/Nov 2010; use this search: ; minimum 5 sources, collaborative effort

8.1.1. Shorten your URLs at the following link: