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Browser

A computer program used to find files or to surf the Internet. Web browsers are necessary to engage in e-commerce. That is, one cannot buy a book online without a browser to access a website from which to order books.
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When continuing assaults from viruses, spam, pop-up ads and adware made Internet use almost intolerable in my teacher-son Karl's K-12 school in Massachusetts, the staff changed Web browsers from Internet Explorer to Firefox and the problems decreased significantly.
As newer versions of Java entered the market, they were not automatically incorporated into the browser, forcing users and/or administrators to assume the burden of client/server-like maintenance and upgrade issues.
Favorites is another term for bookmarks (the term used in Netscape), and was popularized by Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
This information is used by the server to track the specific Web browser (and thus, the user) that is making a specific request of the server.
NeoPlanet's software lets you dress up your browser with downloadable "skins" (interfaces) in themes from gothic to natural.
It also asks a federal court to order Microsoft to notify operators of Windows 95 that they are free to use any compatible Internet browser - like Netscape's Navigator - and to provide instructions about how to remove the Internet Explorer from their computers if they choose.
Netscape's browser dominated the market starting in late 1994 - but started losing share after Microsoft bundled its Internet Explorer browser with its Windows operating system.
RV Tec designs each handset model always with the customers' interests in mind and we feel that the Winwap's Browser and MMS Client are good solutions to recommend to our OEM customers.
Windows, $40) goes beyond the simple ``Save'' command offered within a browser.
Corporate information technology departments need only install a plug-in for any web server containing protected content in order to deploy Protected Browser.
If Mozilla is the Toyota Prius of browsers, Netscape is the 4Runner: same genes, vastly different images and impacts.
Some mobile browsers reformat a Web page so you can read information quickly, but you still have to scroll through several pages of text to find what you need.