Brave, an ad-banishing browser, aims to block the Internet’s ‘greed and ugliness’

A Web browser that zaps ads only to replace them with more ads sounds counterproductive, but not to Mozilla co-founder and JavaScript creator Brendan Eich. He’s built Brave, a new browser released in beta that “blocks all the greed and ugliness” on the Internet by automatically blocking slow-loading and privacy-invading ads by default and replaces them with approved ads.Read the full article

Brave Browser Speed Test: iOS

This clip shows Brave for iOS v. 0.7.0 running next to Safari for iOS. Both devices are identical, connected to the same public wifi network. URL requests were approximately synchronized using the 2-finger tap method. Video is recorded and shown in real time with no editing beside start-stop clip trims.