Name the first four browsers that pop into your head. Chances are you came up with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. Those are the four most popular and widely known Web browsers in the U.S.
But there's another browser you might not have heard of even though it's just as good as any one of the others. It might even be your dream browser!
It's called Opera, and it's been around for a long time despite flying well under the radar. It can be customized in appearance and functionality and can boost surfing speed on slower Internet connections.
Opera includes novel and useful features like mouse gestures, stacking tabs and built-in pop-up and ad blocking. It's fast and lean, and many Opera users swear by it!
Maybe the most attractive feature of Opera is its security. Opera developers have always responded quickly to emerging threats, and because it's not as widely used, it's not as widely exploited.
There's a bit of a learning curve, not because Opera isn't intuitive, but rather because it's different enough from the Big Four browsers that it could take some getting used to.