Category Archives: Browsers and extensions

Web browsers and extensions

22 – Google Chrome

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Chrome can be used across multiple platforms, and there are now many plugins and extensions available to extend its functionality.

Cost: Free.
Available: Download
Websitewww.google.com/chrome
Categories: browsers

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 22  2014: 27  2013: 26  2012: 35  2011: 45  2010: 44=  2009: 55=  2008: –  2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Google Chrome as one of their top tools

“best browser for my needs. I find that all of my google usage works best with this search engine” Virginia Goen, 2015

“best browser” Danny Ortegon, 2014

“extensions, plugins, life ” Debra Robnson 2013

 

74 – Firefox

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Firefox is an award winning, open source browser. There are also thousands of add-ons that enhance its functionality.

Cost: Free. Open source
Available: Download
Websitewww.mozilla.com/firefox/
Categories: browsers

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: 74  2014: 91  2013: 97  2012: 65  2011: –  2010: 29  2009: 9=   2008: 2  2007: 1

Comments from those who selected Firefox as one of their Top Tools 

“This is still my preferred browser. I’ve dabbled with others but keep coming back to Firefox.” 2015

“most efficient browser: Washington Braga, 2015

Opera

Opera
Download the free browser for faster, easier and safer web surfing.

Cost: Free.
Available: Download
Website: http://www.opera.com/
Categories: browsers

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning:

  • 2015: –  2014: –  2013: –  2012: –  2011: –  2010: –  2009: –  2008: 66=  2007: –

Safari

safari

Safari is a web browser from Apple that runs on both Mac OS as well as Windows.

Cost: Free.
Available: Download
Website: http://www.apple.com/safari/
Categories: browsers

Ranking on Top 100 Tools for Learning: 

  • 2015: –  2014: –  2013: –  2012: –  2011: –  2010: –  2009: –  2008: 83=  2007: 72=