Question What’s your default browser on Desktop and Mobile?

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ForgottenSeer 97327

Edge on Windows and Firefox on Android

Reason Edge on Windows: the AppContainer sandbox for Audio, Network and Renderer and Edge super duper security (disabling JIT to enable hardware based protections)

Reason Firefox on Android:the sandbox and user rights restrictions on Android are much more restricted on Android so I don't mind using a less secure browser like Firefox on Android to enjoy the factthat Firefox is more privacy oriented and offers adblock extensions on Android
 

Gandalf_The_Grey

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There are several mysteries in the Universe: what is the nature of Dark Energy, is the Wormhole theory correct, is there really intelligent alien life and - perhaps the most intriguing one - why such a well-informed privacy-minded person like Gandalf_The_Grey uses Microsoft Edge?
Coming from Netscape. Firefox, Chrome, Opera to Edge and tried a lot of other browsers, I like Edge since the first available dev releases.
Being deep in the Microsoft ecosystem for work and home use I am currently preferring what is built-in over most third-party software.
 

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There are several mysteries in the Universe: what is the nature of Dark Energy, is the Wormhole theory correct, is there really intelligent alien life and - perhaps the most intriguing one - why such a well-informed privacy-minded person like Gandalf_The_Grey uses Microsoft Edge?
He's Gandalf... he just casts a mute spell on Edge...

Edge on Windows and Android as well... Same reason as Gandalf actually.
 

Zappathustra

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What browser is safer on Windows 10 than Edge? (and I am not even taling about Edge in virtualized Application Guard mode)
I feel pretty safe with Firefox + uBlock Origin + tweaked user.js file + NextDNS.

But i also know that Chromium based browsers are *perhaps* a little more secure than the Fox, specially at sandboxing level.

It's the privacy factor that makes Firefox my daily driver. And the fact i can customize almost everything in the GUI via userChrome.css or .js. Or even create my own cosmetic rules using userContent. css. I did it when i used only uMatrix.

Sorry to OP, didn't mean to hijack this thread with Firefox fanboism ;)
 
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