With the prevalence of the WWW as medium for many tasks from entertainment to business (from simple interaction with a computer screen to a full a virtual office),
the browser is quickly becoming the most important piece of software that our online society relies on.
By some definitions, recent browsers are operating systems of their own.
W3C.org has a good history of the World Wide Web spanning from 1945 to 1995
You will find here a list of common browser related technologies
Links to our selected browsers
The best browsers can make surfing a much more enjoyable experience: blocking unwanted popups, remembering gestures, sites and passwords, ... and much more.
The best practises for being safe on the web.
Most browsers support plugins that extend the browser's features