Why Choose Firefox?

Persuasive Speech
Kostiantyn Iakovliev
UMSL
COMM1040-01 Intro to Public Speaking
March 12, 2008
Operating Systems
World Users

In Our Class

Source:
Source: the anonymous class survey
Source:
Source: the anonymous clas...
Browser Statistics
World Users

In Our Class

Source:
Source:
www.w3schools.com/browsers/bro
www.w3schools.com/browsers/br...
Safety
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ActiveX Issues
JavaScript
Privacy
Updates
History View
Reliability
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Meeting web standards
Pop-Up Blocker
Restoring Sessions
Download Manager
Faster loading of pages
...
Customization
Customization
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•
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Variety of plug-ins and extensions
Pre-Installed search engines like Google
Skins
Live Bookmarks
...
But most Important…
• Zotero:
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•
•
•

links to articles and related content
bibliography-maker
compatibility with MS Offi...
Switching is easy!
• Go to http://GetFirefox.com/ and download
the latest version
• The wizard will help you to transfer y...
Switching is even easier!
• In a computer lab go to Start Menu –
Mozilla Firefox
• Or use a portable version from
http://P...
Give it a chance !

Start using Firefox right now!
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Why Choose Firefox?

  1. 1. Why Choose Firefox? Persuasive Speech Kostiantyn Iakovliev UMSL COMM1040-01 Intro to Public Speaking March 12, 2008
  2. 2. Operating Systems World Users In Our Class Source: Source: the anonymous class survey Source: Source: the anonymous class survey http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp people, held March 55––10, of 11 http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_os.asp people, held March of 11 10, 2008 2008
  3. 3. Browser Statistics World Users In Our Class Source: Source: www.w3schools.com/browsers/bro www.w3schools.com/browsers/bro wsers_stats.asp wsers_stats.asp Source: the anonymous class survey Source: the anonymous class survey of 11 people, held March 55––10, of 11 people, held March 10, 2008 2008
  4. 4. Safety • • • • • ActiveX Issues JavaScript Privacy Updates History View
  5. 5. Reliability • • • • • • Meeting web standards Pop-Up Blocker Restoring Sessions Download Manager Faster loading of pages Portable (USB) version http://PortableApps.com/
  6. 6. Customization
  7. 7. Customization • • • • • Variety of plug-ins and extensions Pre-Installed search engines like Google Skins Live Bookmarks Synchronization across different computers (del.icio.us; Google Bookmarks, FoxMarks)
  8. 8. But most Important… • Zotero: • • • • links to articles and related content bibliography-maker compatibility with MS Office and OpenOffice easy to use and best for research papers • pre-installed with Campus Edition! http://Zotero.org/
  9. 9. Switching is easy! • Go to http://GetFirefox.com/ and download the latest version • The wizard will help you to transfer your settings, bookmarks, and saved passwords from IE • Customize and enjoy (mind Zotero!)
  10. 10. Switching is even easier! • In a computer lab go to Start Menu – Mozilla Firefox • Or use a portable version from http://PortableApps.com/ on your USB drive
  11. 11. Give it a chance ! Start using Firefox right now!

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