Talk about web browsers have been taking up valuable column inches in many newspapers and online publications. Internet Explorer 6 (IE6) is finally dying off after causing years of torture to website developers everywhere. Recently security flaws in Internet Explorer were used to hack into the email accounts of several high-profile human rights campaigners in China, this prompted the French and German governments to call for their citizens to stop using Internet Explorer. Yesterday Downing Street through its weight behind the campaign to phase out IE6.
So what are the options?
Google Chrome was released by Google in September, 2008. Chrome was built from the ground-up making it one of the fastest and most reliable web browsers out there. Recently Google added extensions which makes Google Chrome a viable alternative to Firefox.
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Firefox was released by the Mozilla Foundation in November, 2004. Firefox has evolved tremendously since its launch in 2004 and has by far the largest number of extensions of any modern web browser.
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