Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Deal of the Day - 6 month subscription of Pandora One at 46% off. ×

Submission + - Say Goodbye to Browser Choice? (cnet.com)

plawson writes: c|net offers an in-depth discussion of the browser's future, making the case that "new mobile devices threaten to stifle the competitive vigor of the market for Web browsers on PCs." Given the vertical integration of many mobile systems, the article predicts that "... the only opportunity you'll get to truly change browsers is when your two-year smartphone contract expires..." The trade offs are security and performance. Web pages that rely on JavaScript and JIT will be big losers. How important is browser choice on a smartphone or tablet compared with a PC?
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Say Goodbye to Browser Choice?

Comments Filter:

"You can't get very far in this world without your dossier being there first." -- Arthur Miller