Thursday, April 14, 2011

Big three Web browsers deliver the goods — fast - The Boston Globe

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Writing about Internet browsers used to be a lot easier. You could crank out a few hundred words of praise for the Mozilla Foundation’s Firefox browser, sneer for a while at the stodgy performance of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer, and shrug at the admirable but rarely used Chrome browser from Google Inc. And you’d be all done. Simple.

These days, it’s a bit more complicated. Firefox is still excellent, especially in its latest incarnation, Firefox 4, which made its debut a few weeks ago. But the latest from Microsoft — Internet Explorer 9 — is an impressive upgrade that easily holds its own. And the major improvements in both browsers were largely inspired by Chrome from Google Inc., which has quietly become the world’s third most popular browser, and deservedly so.

Big three Web browsers deliver the goods — fast - The Boston Globe

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