Experience the simplistic power of Firefox, one of the original FREE
Internet browsers and “TopTenREVIEWS Gold Award” winner. This web
browser packs top–notch features and blazing speed into a tidy,
intuitive interface that will help you navigate the web the way you want
A few outstanding features include tabbed browsing, an integrated search
engine and many add–ons of all types. This high-performance browser also
has a massive selection of great customization features and tools to
help you personalize your Web experience.
New to version 3 of Firefox is one-click bookmarking, even more security
than in previous versions, and the smart location bar. This handy tool
makes it easy to return to websites you've previously been at, even if
you don't remember the exact URL. The smart location bar helps you
locate sites based on titles and content.
Google has joined the Internet browser competition full force with a
very impressive entry, Chrome. Google Chrome takes a unique approach to
browsing the web, combining top notch features with speed,
compatibility, and simplicity. For these reasons and more, Chrome has
earned our "TopTenREVIEWS Silver Award" for Internet Browsers.
Chrome uses complex features but makes them very simple to use. Chrome
is an open source project using the WebKit rendering engine. We like
what we’ve seen in Chrome so far, and look forward to seeing more
innovation and simple usability from the browser in the future.
Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft's current standard is Internet Explorer 8. This browser
outperforms its ancestors with tighter security, private browsing and a
clean look and is “TopTenREVIEWS Bronze Award” Internet browser.
Internet Explorer 8 features extensive parental controls that can be
customized to fit each individual in a family. If you have small
children and protection is a priority, look no further, this is the
browser for your home computer.
Internet Explorer is a good browser with great features. Additional
features in version 8 make it even better, and definitely worth your
Opera sings to a different tune, and it sounds great. This browser
has all of the entertaining and practical features that will not only
make surfing the web functional, but also fun.
Just a few of the outstanding features include interactive voice, quick
find, thumbnail previews, mouse gestures and customizing skins. This is
one of the only browsers that has interactive voice commands. You can
navigate the web by talking to the browser, and Opera will even read
text to you.
Configure Opera to fit your needs and your style. Arrange panels,
toolbars and buttons and choose from several unique skins and various
Opera has a dedicated user-base and reasonably so with all of its
innovative features. However, we couldn't overlook some fairly serious
compatibility issues. We look forward to Opera becoming a bigger
household name and getting better compatibility web-wide.
Safari is not an Apple exclusive anymore; the top-notch browser is now
available for PCs as well. Safari provides the Mac look and feel in
Internet browsing. It is complete with tabbed browsing that includes a
save tabs feature.
Safari focuses on being lightweight and non-obtrusive rather than
customizable. Hence the sleek interface isn't bulky and the frame is
only one pixel wide.
Some nice features include spell checking for all fields, resizable text
boxes, and snapback.
Safari competes with our top browsers, but lacks some features like
parental controls, anti-phishing, and a smart toolbar.
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