What are the browsers that GBAtemp visitors use most?

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  1. Costello
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    Someone asked me the question a while ago and I thought I would share the information with you: what are the most used web browsers among GBAtemp visitors/users? The answers lie in the table below. Even though GBAtemp is not representative of the entire Internet obviously (we are merely a "subset" composed of tech-savvy and tech-friendly people, geeks, nerds) it is still interesting to see the trends among such a subset.

    The table shows overall web browser usage from January 1st, 2014, until today which means a total of 75 days. We can see that over 4.5 million visits, nearly half were from visitors using Google Chrome, and a little less than 25% were using Firefox.

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    Obviously, tech friendly visitors know better than to use Internet Explorer. *wink*
    What are your thoughts on this particular stat? What web browser do you use?
     


  2. SuperSVGA

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    I usually use Chrome, but sometimes on a Mac I'll use Safari. I also only use Safari on my iPhone and iPad, since it really has improved and I can't stand Chrome's issues anymore.
     
  3. TheRedfox

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    Were's netsurf? I'm 99 percent of the visitors!
     
  4. GamerzHell9137

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    Chrome is the best, period.
     
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  6. GHANMI

    GHANMI GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Internet Explorer???
    I'm using Chrome, but it's such a resource hog I'm considering using Firefox instead.
     
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    http://arstechnica.com/security/201...ome-extensions-to-send-adware-filled-updates/ (at least untill June I'd use Chrome without any extensions).

    Sadly there's no big difference in resource usage, as all full web 2.0 compatible browsers breath memory and cycles like air (my currently running FF session takes up 500MB RAM with 6 open tabs, producing 200 PageFaults per second (with more than 50% RAM available)). And links/lynx ain't that fun while wasting time on the net.
     
  8. DinohScene

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    Opera 12.16 masterrace <3

    Interesting table.
    Are the visits unique (one per IP) or total visits from that browser?
     
  9. the_randomizer

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    Either Chrome or Firefox. IE is just full of security holes.
     
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  11. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Chrome/Safari with adblock (the temp is actually whitelisted by default :O )
     
  12. Patxinco

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    Opera on pc and android browser in my HTCOne.
    Never expected to see IE that high in this list O.O
     
  13. Attila13

    Attila13 Praise the Creep!

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    Former Firefox users. Now that it's full of bugs, at least for me they count as annoying bugs, I dumped it and am using Chrome now. :D
     
  14. Bladexdsl

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    only bug i've noticed in firefox is if you have multiple windows open now and than it will switch to one of the other ones when you click a link in the other one :P
     
  15. T-hug

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    I use opera on my PC/Laptops and Dolphin/Chrome on my tab and phone.
     
  16. lampdemon

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    Firefox+Noscript beats all other browsers in terms of security. I'm only using chrome at the moment because it's the only browser this chromebook has, until I eventually decide to install xfce on it.

    Also WTF @ Nintendo browser.
     
  17. Pedeadstrian

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    Some of the kids here are viewing the site from their grandparents' house.
     
  18. Kwartel

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    Or some people, like me, have MS gear besides x86 devices and HAVE to use IE. Not that IE is that bad nowadays, except for the lack of add-ons
     
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  19. Patxinco

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    Fixed, missed 2 words ^^'
    Don't doubt people use IE, just is strange being four in this list.
     
  20. Gahars

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    Chrome Master Race reporting in.

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