Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers
Though it’s market share has been declining over the years (thanks to that 1998 anti-trust suit) Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is still the top dog in the web browser world. They’re still pulling in around 34% of the market, but the days of Explorer dominance are long gone.
It’s hard to argue with success and Explorer is plenty successful. Even with all the competition, Microsoft has managed a few security innovations that make Explorer a relevant player. IE 8′s easy tabbing features are pretty nice, too.
Often dubbed Internet “Exploder,” IE often has slow load times. Also, when you’re amongst the most popular web browsers in the, you’re also the most popular target for virus and malware writers. You definitely need good security in that situation. Let’s be honest, too: do you really want to use the same browser your mom is using?