Of all the web browsers, Internet Explorer seems to be the most detested. Let’s start with a couple of funny images that aptly describe that browser.
Ever since it dislodged Netscape Navigator from the top spot in the late 90s, Internet Explorer has been reigning the web browser field. But did you know that it’s also the #1 browser for downloading other browsers? Apparently, that’s the only reason why some people use it.
The other web browsers, including I.E. 7, won’t have anything to do with Internet Explorer 6 which, unfortunately, is still being used by a sizeable percentage of users. Pity.
As per the following graphics, there was little originality involved in designing the Chrome web browser logo. Apparently it was simply a mashup of Pokemon and the Windows logo.
Comparisons of web browser speeds based on modes of transportation and animals.
How do the five popular web browsers sit beside chairs? We need a La-Z-Boy fitted with a jet engine at the bottom for Chrome and not a potty training seat.
A cool infographic comparing two disparate ‘entities’ – web browsers and celebrities.
This is kind of risqué and probably not fit for family viewing. Anyhow, if web browsers were women…
More than the graphic, it was the heading that make me laugh out loud. I actually played this ‘game’ with my 9 year old who is quite a geek (thanks to his dad, ahem!). He spent a little extra time on the last one but was finally able to guess it correctly. We are all Chrome users in our family.
The famous smiley was designed by Harvey Ball in 1963 to boost the morale of employees of Guarantee Mutual Company of Ohio. Ball, who was then a freelance artist, was paid $45 for his creation. [more...]