Microsoft announced the end of the brand Internet Explorer. He will be replaced by a more amicable settlement with consumers, provisionally known as Spartan. This new era of the browser software giant’s just not constituted an improvement over the last version of Explorer, it will be a new beginning. Spartan, from the technical point of view, not be related to its predecessor.
News of Microsoft revived the battle of the browsers. This article focuses on the five main solutions to visit websites that are disputed the throne right now: Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, Safari and Opera.
From the viewpoint of market share, Chrome leads the segment of desktops to 52 per cent stake to February 2015, according to StatCounter. What follows Internet Explorer with 20 per cent; Thirdly Firefox ranks with 18 per cent. The last two positions are occupied by Safari, with 5 per cent and Opera with 1.72 per cent.
According to the same measurement portal, mobile, the picture varies. Chrome still on top, with 23 per cent of adoption, followed by Safari, with 22 per cent. Thirdly Opera is located, at 10.53 per cent. Internet Explorer is used only by 2 per cent and Firefox, by 0.5 per cent.
From the perspective of performance and capabilities, TIME went to various test to determine which is the best browser of the moment. Two tests were run: Peacekeeper, Futuremark signature, resulting in a score that measures the speed of the browser depending on your performance to load pages and the HTML5 Test, which helps determine how prepared is the browser to execute code in that language.
The tests were performed on a PC with Core i7 processor fourth generation, 8GB of RAM and Windows 7 SP1. The best performer for speed, stability and lower consumption of RAM was Firefox. The detailed analysis: