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default browser

The Web browser that is launched when a Web link (URL) is clicked in an application. Many users install a second and third browser and can change the default from one to another as desired.
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Apple's Safari browser, the default browser for iOS devices, shows similar trends.
The announcement follows a separate agreement, announced in August 2014, which will see Opera become the default browser on Nokia-branded phones, including Series 30+, Series 40, Asha and Nokia X handsets.
Sample: "If Internet Explorer is brave enough to still ask if it wants to be my default browser, I can be brave enough to ask any girl out.
Notably, in the earlier days, most users were forced to use the default browser bundled with Android - and hence most security solutions have been implemented with this browser in mind.
Musk also said he plans to include Google Chrome as the system's default browser by late 2014.
Safari is the default browser on iOS, the Apple operating system that powers the iPhone and iPad.
Safari remains the default browser used in Apple gadgets and the 'engine' that Chrome or other Web-surfing applications rely on to function.
However, Safari remains the default browser used in Apple gadgets and the 'engine' that Chrome or other web-surfing applications has to rely on.
According to Net Applications, this move towards more competition by Microsoft, which presently accounts for 62% of the global market, will be limited by the fact that no message will appear on computers where another browser, such as Firefox, Safari or Chrome, has already been set as the default browser, or for those who have opted for automatic updates of the Windows operating system.
We focus mostly on Internet Explorer and Firefox, because that's where the market share is, and to some degree on Safari, because it's the default browser for Mac OS and a vulnerability there also generally affects the iPhone.
According to Microsoft's proposal, European consumers will now choose their default browser from a ballot of options including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Google Chrome.
In addition to Opera as the default browser, the A810 features Bluetooth capabilities, handwriting recognition, and a multimedia player.