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Re-Thinking the Browser: Review of Flock

Oct 12, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Jones)

"Everyone thought the browser wars were over when Netscape went the veritable way of the dodo and Internet Explorer, contentiously embedded in the ubiquitous Microsoft OS, became the defacto winner. But it seems peacetime celebrations were premature and the past years have seen a plethora of browsers spring up eager to steal some of IE's share by capitalizing on IE's numerous short-comings and inadequacies.

"Firefox obviously has made the most impact with an open-source fast, efficient browser packed with very functional features (many of which IE took a couple years to finally copy). Also worthy of mention is Safari from the Mac platform which is now cross-platform and offers a robust toolset. And then there's the never-say-die Opera which still has a wide user-base..."

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