Recent releases of have improved quite a bit, but Firefox on still lacks hardware video acceleration/decoding. So be prepared to burn your CPU and battery while watching videos.


Turns out, is the second life of . It's a web browser using rendering engine.

"Since version 3.0, QupZilla is no longer developed and new version are released with Falkon name as a KDE project."

My 2¢ after playing with for a little bit:

1. Falkon might be more resource-efficient on a Qt-based desktop than others -- or if you run a lot of Qt apps in general, particularly those that make use of .

2. Falkon's tracking protection is a bit limited, but at least it doesn't phone home out of the box -- which is a problem that both and have, though you can at least disable this in Firefox.

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