New version of the Epic Browser - faster, leaner and more powerful
By Staff Reporter | Published: November 06 2010
"Epic Browser" the first browser designed for India launched 3 months ago has had over 500,000 downloads across 180 countries and has been shared by 20,000 people on Facebook and twitter., is now out with an updated version
"Epic Browser" the first browser designed for India launched 3 months ago
has had over 500,000 downloads across 180 countries and has been shared by 20,000 people on Facebook and twitter.
Hidden Reflexes, the parent company that launched the smart, fun new browser EPIC, has now released Epic 1.2. Existing users will be prompted to upgrade, and new users will automatically download the latest version.Epic 1.2 is considerably faster, leaner, and more powerful! Here are the primary changes in Epic 1.2
Faster Load Times- nearly 20% faster start-up times and faster rendering!
One-Click Super-AntiVirus Scan for File Downloads- The most thorough checks of downloaded files possible. When you download a file in Epic, you'll have an option to scan the file first via VirusTotal, our partner.They'll check if the link is considered malicious and scan the linked-to file with 40 different anti-virus engines including Symantic/Norton, McAfee, Kaspersky, K7, AVG, Avira, Panda and 33 other a-v products!
IMPORTANT* AntiVirus Scanner Removed** - The antivirus scanner was causing instability so we've removed it from Epic 1.2. We're working on bringing more antivirus protection into new versions of Epic.
New Facebook with Popup Alerts- Vastly improved and complete Facebook sidebar!
New Twitter with Popup Alerts - Vastly improved and complete Twitter sidebar!
Hide-able Sidebar - You can now hide the sidebar.
New Shopping Sidebar - See hot deals instantly in our shopping sidebar!
More Browsing Space with Thinner Sidebar and Controls- The sidebar is set to the thin icons only view by default and mini-controls for the address bar. Result: much more browsing space! New More Visible Minimize, Maximize and Close buttons
Bookmark Apps - Turn any website into an App via the star button or via a right click on the website in your bookmarks.
Feature Films in the India Sidebar - Hundreds of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi Films in the India Sidebar.
Hundreds of More Skins!- And 100s of old skins re-designed with higher resolution images.Share Skins via Facebook and Twitter.
Recommended Apps- Easily find the best Apps from the 1500+ Apps in Epic. Drag files from the sidebar My Computer to your GMail
Easy Access to Auto-Saved Text Fields- So if your computer crashes while you were typing a long e-mail, Epic saves your text and nothing is lost!