Brave: New Ad Blocking Browser Promises More Privacy & Faster Page Loading

by Greg Sterling
Depending on whom you talk to, ad blocking is either overblown or an emerging crisis. There’s data to support both positions. One thing is clear, however, it’s an issue that’s not going away. That’s partly because entrepreneurs have now latched on to it as an opportunity. The latest example is a new mobile browser called Brave. It’s still in beta and not yet widely available, but will be soon.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.