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  Sean Costello's Browser Round Up 
 
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Sean Costello Nov 16, 2006, 06:36pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Edited: Nov 16, 2006, 06:39pm EST

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OK over the course of a year I've used many browsers and I will now show you what i would rate them from 1-5 (5 being best):
Internet Explorer 6:
Its the default browser of Windows XP and has some major security flaws, lack of tabbed browsing without Yahoo Toolbar, and pretty damn ugly.
Security: 1.5/5
Features: 1/5
Cool Factor: 1/5
Speed: 1.5/5
Overall: 1.5/5

Firefox 1.5:
Firefox 1.5 was the last installment of the Firefoxes before 2, it was indeed feature filled, and made good use of multiple homepages, tabbed browsing, community made plug-ins, and skins, and could be lightning fast with tweaks.
Security: 3.5/5 (dont like tracking cookies)
Features: 5/5
Cool Factor: 4.5/5
Speed: 4.5/5
Overall: 4.5/5

Opera 9:
Another browser featuring tabbed browsing, and it's pretty fast as well, looks nice, and love the Widgets, but lack of multiple homepages and automaticly going to the tab you make does get annoying, and some passwords don't save. Also their "Start from Last Session" is indeed a nice addition, but again Tracking cookies XD.
Security: 3.5/5
Features: 4.5/5
Cool Factor: 4/5
Speed: 4.5/5
Overall: 4/5

Internet Explorer 7:
My personal favorite of them all, multiple home pages, tabs, sleek design (IMO). One thing that holds it back is the lack of Plug-Ins that arn't toolbars. I'm also fond of being able to see every tab open in one window. Also when i was using this before for around 3-4 months (the beta) i had 0 spyware or tracking cookies, unlike Firefox and Opera with Tracking cookies.
Security: 4.5/5
Features: 4.5/5
Cool Factor 4.5/5
Speed 4.5/5
Overal: 4.5/5

Firefox 2:
It's pretty much the same exact thing as Firefox 1.5 but with added spell check and a few more minor things.
Security: 3.5/5
Features: 5/5
Cool Factor: 4.5/5
Speed: 4.5/5
Overall: 4.5/5


Well these are all based on my opinions, it's not meant to be really in-depth but its something people may wanna look at if they are deciding between browsers, and even though IE7 and FF1.5 and 2 got the same score I am more fond of IE7.

Personally I wanna try Konquer :/


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Bryan Chung Oct 25, 2012, 07:53pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Sean Costello's Browser Round Up
I really love your way of rating!:D I'm using Internet Explorer 8, which I guess is okay, but I liked Google Chrome better, but one day it broke down. I've tried Firefox before. I don't remember the model. Firefox wouldn't play video and wouldn't let me download Adobe flash player.

Bryan Chung Oct 25, 2012, 09:05pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: Sean Costello's Browser Round Up
I just tried out Opera 12.02. I personally thought it was horrible. The speed was pretty good, but it was so difficult to navigate around.:/


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