Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Jan 2013 17:28 UTC
Apple After relying on third parties for several years - Internet Explorer, Netscape - Apple decided that it was time to take matters into its own hands. It was time Apple created its own browser (again). And so, Safari was born, and released unto the world ten years ago. These past few weeks, Don Melton, the project lead for Safari and WebKit, has been sharing a lot of interesting stories about the origins and development of Apple's browser.
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rklrkl
Member since:
2005-07-06

Unlike the iTunes store, there's actually very healthy competition between browsers on Android and the best of them are actually very good indeed. Just because Chrome isn't that good on Android, doesn't mean its competition isn't.

Obvious examples (I'll leave out Mini and Beta versions) include:

* Firefox (the one I use personally)
* Opera
* Dolphin
* Maxthon
* One Browser
* UC Browser
* Ninesky
(and there are many more)

If you don't like one browser, move into the next. You don't get anywhere near that browser choice on other mobile platforms.

As for Safari, the Windows version appears to be dead (withdrawn from Apple's site) and the Mac versions are just average at best.

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Elv13 Member since:
2006-06-12

Firefox Mobile was better before the new UI. It was the most awesome thing to use, now it is as bad as the other ones.

(still use it)

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