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Browser Wars

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Browser Wars

  1. 1. Fordham Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Quickbyte: Browser Wars Created by Kanchan Thaokar and Kristen Treglia
  2. 2. Outline What is a browser? What browsers are available? Chrome Firefox Internet Explorer The Omnibox Settings and Extensions Cookies and Privacy Keeping Browsers Up‐to‐Date Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  3. 3. The Browser Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  4. 4. Types Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  5. 5. Chrome Browser Wars Cons Lack of parental controls, minor site incompatibility, some graphics incompatibility Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Pros Fast, extensions, modern, secure
  6. 6. Firefox Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Pros Extensions, modern, secure Cons Uses more memory to run
  7. 7. IE Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Pros Don’t have to download on Windows machines Cons Huge target for hackers and cyber‐thieves
  8. 8. Safari Browser Wars Cons Lack of customization, built‐in Google search engine issues, difficulty deleting cookies, some compatibility issues, lack of add‐ons Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Pros Don’t have to download on Macs
  9. 9. Which is Best? Browser Wars Chrome* Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Banner Reporting Project Server Service Desk Express WAVES Fordham Services Google Apps Blackboard
  10. 10. Omnibox Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  11. 11. Settings Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Managing Cookies Cleaning your Cache Other important settings
  12. 12. Plugins Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  13. 13. Extensions Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  14. 14. Privacy Browser Wars Protect your browsing & download history, stored passwords and other data Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc
  15. 15. Cookies Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc Memory of data from visits to websites
  16. 16. Up-to-date Browser Wars Faculty Technology Center www.fordham.edu/ftc

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