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Is There Such a Thing as a "Best" Browser?

Oct 06, 2009, 00:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes)

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"Now, while I’m not going to wade into a debate about the best religion, sports team or OS, I am going to challenge the belief that there’s such a thing as a “best” browser.

"Browsers have come a long way from basically being little more than text editors hooked to the Internet. A browser nowadays is a multipurpose tool that not only allows us to consume Internet content, but also to create new content.

"The web browser is now probably the single most important piece of software on computer owner’s systems.

"And because web browsers are so important, browser makers are fighting hard to grab as much user share as possible, because the power that the vendor wields is proportional to the number of followers, uh, I mean, users, it has."

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