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1 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Chrome & Firefox Web Browsers INTRODUCTION

2 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Web Browser Software installed on your computer Shows Home page when it opens Lets you view Web pages Basic features Use any Home page Type an address or open a bookmark

3 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Internet Explorer 6 WinXP Web browser - 8 years old 30% use it Holding back the Web 50% more Web site work Web developers Advise IE6 is outdated, very bland Want IE6 gone Add a modern Web browser Get a better experience on the Web

4 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Alternatives IE 7 and good browsers IE8 requires a modern computer Six other free choices (you will see two) How many can you install? How many can you run at once? ALL OF THEM

5 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Tabbed Browsing In ALL modern Web browsers Each tab displays a Web page Switch between tabs in same window No Back or Reload Ctrl+Click opens page in new tab Firefox allows immediate switch Home Page can open several tabs Setup easier in Chrome & Firefox

6 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Import Favorites and Bookmarks BrowserImport from: ChromeFirefox & Internet Explorer FirefoxInternet Explorer (IE) Easy access to imported bookmarks using search on Address Bar

7 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Privacy Options BrowserOption ChromeIncognito window FirefoxPrivate Browsing mode IE 8Privacy mode

8 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Larger Text (Zoom) Internet Explorer Changes all subsequent pages Must reset Firefox and Chrome Subsequent pages not affected Firefox remembers page change Chrome does not remember it

9 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Microsoft Dominates Internet Explorer in Windows Savvy computer users making choices Firefox most popular alternative Safari --- MAC and PC Raging browser war (all claim to be fast) You have choices

10 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Market Share

11 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Recent CNET User Ratings This is why I am showing Chrome & Firefox Firefox / 5.0 Chrome / 5.0 Safari / 5.0 Internet Explorer / 5.0

12 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Chrome & Firefox Web Browsers CHROME

13 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Chrome Minimalist design, sophisticated technology Perhaps fastest browser Sleek and nimble Appearance is a drastic departure Easiest to use, but fewer options Great on Old computers (small RAM, slow CPU) Dial-up Internet connections

14 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Install and Update Chrome Installs automatically from WEB SITEWEB SITE Update not automatic Click Wrench icon Select About Google Chrome Chrome lacks plug-ins in Firefox

15 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Incognito Window No cookies, browser or search history Keeps downloaded files, saved bookmarks Two ways to open incognito window Right-click any link Click Wrench Menu icon Exit private browsing Close incognito window

16 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Open Incognito Window Right-click Click any link Wrench Menu

17 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Demo Videos 10 Features At this WEB SITE, each of the links runs a video:WEB SITE One box for everything New Tab page Application shortcuts Dynamic tabs Crash control Incognito mode Safe browsing Instant bookmarks Importing settings Simpler downloads

18 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Chrome & Firefox Web Browsers Firefox

19 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Firefox 3.5 Looks the same Upgrade install Help menu: Check for Updates Initial installWeb siteWeb site Firefox released August 3 Upgrade Firefox 3.0 before January

20 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES New Features Faster than version 3.0 Private Browsing Multi-tabbed browsing Geo-location – need WWAN service Remembers Web forms View movies on dynamic web pages

21 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Private Browsing Mode Title bar shows (Private Browsing) Open[Tools Menu] Saves, hides all open windows Close[Tools Menu] Forgets entire session Restores previous windows

22 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES Demo Videos Meet Firefox 3.5Meet Firefox 3.5 (Length 1:33) What’s New in Firefox 3.5What’s New in Firefox 3.5 (Length 2:51) SecuritySecurity (Length 2:10) Awesome BarAwesome Bar (Length 0:57) BookmarksBookmarks (Length 1:25) Tips & TricksTips & Tricks 3 topics. Each topic has 5 selections. Click a blue arrow

23 September 2009 DOG Demonstration RON JEFFERIES CONCLUSION You can choose your Web browser Great features in modern browsers Try Chrome and Firefox Enhance your Web experience Software worth learning Can use browsers simultaneously Often need multiple browsers! Questions? Call or Ron


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