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Top 5 Alternative Browsers
For many, the web browsers pre-loaded onto our PCs and Macs are perfectly fine. They do everything we need, and after all, they’re the ones recommended by the manufacturers, right? Well, an increasing number of users are turning their backs on the pre-installed choices of Microsoft and Apple, instead... Read more
The Best Alternative Browsers
We recently discovered what you, the TechBeat readers, prefer to use when it comes to browsers, however we noticed that some of you commented on how you have chosen alternative browsers over the mainstream ones like Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. So if you are looking for a change... Read more
The Top Free Firefox Add-Ons You Should Have
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser Firefox won hands down, bagging a whopping 50 percent of the votes. Apart from being fast and secure, Firefox has a plethora of add-ons, allowing you to install a huge variety of plug-ins. Here is a selection of add-ons... Read more
The Best Chrome Extensions
In our recent poll to discover the most popular browser, Google Chrome ranked second in the results. Perhaps one of the reasons for its popularity is down to the plethora of extensions available that are designed to enrich the user experience. We’ve picked out just a small handful of... Read more
Which Browser is The Best? – Poll Results
Thanks to everyone who voted for their favourite internet browser in our recent poll! The results were really interesting and we appreciated you telling us why you voted the way you did. After reading through all the comments it became very clear what is important to users when deciding... Read more
[Readers Poll] Which Browser is the Best?
While it is generally accepted that Google Chrome has taken the dominant position in the global browser market, it’s still amazing to see just how big the discrepancies between websites that record user browser preference are. So for example, if you head to Netmarket Share, it tells you that... Read more
Google Chrome Best For Gaming
Are you a gamer?  What web browser do you use?  Well, if you haven’t tried it already, you should give Google Chrome a trial run on your PC and see if you like it.  Google Chrome is one of the best desktop browsers currently available on the planet. Millions... Read more
Best Firefox Browsing Add-ons
Firefox is not the lightest and speediest of browsers, but it has so many features packed in that makes it the third most popular browser in the world (as of November this year). That being said, Firefox Add-ons are one way to make the experience so much better in various... Read more
Best Android Web Browsers
One of the things going for devices running on Android is that users can customize to their heart’s content. The platform is much more open than its rival, iOS, and this makes a huge difference for people who want to be able to tweak their devices to suit their... Read more
5 Best Extensions For Google Chrome
Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers in the world, thanks to the continuous efforts of its development team; not to mention the giant marketing machine that is the Big G. As of October of this year, Google Chrome has 44.9% of the market, beaten only... Read more
Must-Have Safari Extensions
We all have our browser of choice, and for me, that’s Safari. While I have had some issues lately with crashing when right-clicking to open a link in a new tab, I have to say that this browser still remains my default. That’s not saying I don’t use alternative... Read more