Gadgets and More
Gadgets and More


It was the year 1990 something and you have pretty cool stuff has come about and If you are looking at this website then most likely you are using a web browser. Which one are you using?  Well, there was one browser that started it all.


This web browser was made possible by the Gore Bill which funded the project, which is to build a browser to surf the web.


This little browser was the forefront client for the following:

  • File transfer protocol (FTP)
  • Network News Transfer Protocol  (NNTP)
  • Gopher

These were very typical in the early stages of the internet. I will have to admit that I have used each one of these. I haven’t used Gopher in a long time. But I use FTP all the time, well not all the time. I use it more for work then I do for my website stuff.


This browser led to the Internet boom of the 1990s. There were other browsers that existed at this time, like

  • Erwise
  • ViolaWWW
  • MidasWWW
  • tkWWW

If you look at the following:

  • Prodigy
  • AOL
  • Compuserve

They all have one thing in common they are no longer around, well AOL is but it is but dead.

The designer of Mosaic left the company and started something called Netscape and by 1998 Mosaic was gone and Netscape was still around for a while.


Now I don’t remember using this browser at all in the 1990s. I remember the AOL, Prodigy, and CompuServe, but I have never heard of the other browsers. The browsers changed how the world exchanges information.


I did use for this


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