Accessing the Internet is one of the key use of any device be it a PC, laptop, tablets and smartphone and browsers help you plunge into the world of the Internet. All these devices come with pre-installed browsers when you buy them but that does not necessarily mean that your device got the best one. Now, out of a bundle of browsers, which one is the best and why? Let’s find out!
Google Chrome is undoubtedly the king of all browsers as it solely accounts for over half of web traffic. And why not, behind its huge popularity the tremendous efforts including a huge investment and strategic marketing by Google cannot be forgotten. As a result, it overtook Microsoft’s Internet Explorer in a short span of time.
At present, slow is out and speed use is in and Chrome enables you to ride the horsepower speed. Its vast library of extensions and add-ons turn it the most effective tool for users. They can also enjoy the built—in applications that enhance Chrome’s ability. The clean and convenient user interface makes it an exclusive browser.
Easy-to-search is what made Chrome an instant hit as the three step process (Open Google.com, open address bar, type in and wait for it to load your search) were combined in one. You can now use its address bar to explore anything.
Safari needs a mention here as the latest survey has ranked it second right after Chrome on account of its increasing user line. This browser has really made viewing PDF files extremely convenient as you do not have to wait for another application to open. Besides, the text area controls have been made resizable by Safari. If you want to search for words that appear on Web pages you searched a while ago, even if the page is closed.
In the current scenario, Internet explorer may not be the best browser, but it still has been used by 10.27% of the total browser market share which is higher than Firefox, which gets only 9.3%, and this is the reason IE is placed before Firefox on this list.
Now, the point here is, what the 10.27% of users finding unique in IE. Maybe the latest Edge and IE have a great native integration with the windows OS. The note taking mode and an inbuilt reading mode are some features keeping it still in the race.
Firefox excels in offering better privacy than Chrome. The reason is clear, Google keeps all its eyes constantly on your searches to track your likes and dislikes, and then configure its service, ads, etc. accordingly. Its inbuilt reader mode enables users to browse the Internet without getting annoying adds.