RockMelt Takes Aim At The Browser Big Boys

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla have a new competitor in their midst. Its called the RockMelt and is backed by the father of the web browser Marc Andreessen.

You can try out early

According to RockMelt’s co-founder and CTO Tim Howes, "Wherever you go on the Internet, RockMelt makes the Web a personal experience, it unlocks your Web experience with your Facebook friends, your feeds, your favorite services, even your bookmarks and preferences. RockMelt is also the first browser to be fully backed by the cloud."

The RockMelt is based on the open source Chromium project from which came Google's Chrome web browser. RockMelt will earn revenue from search engines for referring search traffic, which is the same method use by Firefox as well.

RockMelt is indeed something very interesting because it combines your internet browsing with a list Facebook friends as well as display frequently used social applications in an adjacent browser pane.This make it your web experience all the more simpler and enjoyable.

You can experience RockMelt for yourself here. So go ahead, have a look around and tell us what you think in our comments section.

Published Date: Nov 09, 2010 02:42 pm | Updated Date: Nov 09, 2010 02:42 pm