Chapter 15

Exploring Web Browsers

In This Chapter

arrow Discovering the special features in Apple’s Safari

arrow Cruising the web with Google’s cross-platform Chrome

arrow Exploring the specialty browsers Mercury Web Browser Pro and Atomic Web

The web browser is your gateway to the Internet, and the iPad has a darned good browser included, called Safari. It has several features that make it easy to organize web pages for later reading, as well as to keep up on web content recommended in your social networks.

But Safari is not the only browser game in town. Several other browsers offer useful capabilities, and the beauty of the iPad is that you can use any or all of them.

In this chapter, I introduce you to several of the best browsers to consider using in addition to Safari.

Syncing with Safari

Safari for iOS is a great browser. It does everything you’d expect and then some. Among the capabilities it has that you’d expect are the following: open multiple web pages, create and manage bookmarks, save website forms’ passwords, and enable private browsing (so that your visits aren’t recorded in the browser history and cookies aren’t saved).

Some other capabilities of Safari that you may not expect: ...

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