Epic – A New Browser from India

Posted: July 15, 2010 in Technology
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For browsing give it a Desi change with Epic – A New Browser from India. The Epic browser is developed by Bangalore based Hidden Reflex and is based on Mozilla and is available for free. What is very important is the news of Epic could give Moksha or liberation to millions of Indian netizens who are stuck with Internet Explorer 6.

From the makers

The Epic Browser is the first-ever web browser for India and the first product from the software company Hidden Reflex.

Hidden Reflex is a software product startup founded by Alok Bhardwaj in 2007 and based in Bangalore. Alok, who was raised in the U.S., was inspired by the success of open source software and web 2.0 innovations. Hidden Reflex began as a team of three but soon progressed and now has dedicated teams working on two products simultaneously – the Epic Browser and NewsDrink. The company also has three patents pending related to its product innovations.

The company’s vision is to become the first globally recognized, consumer-oriented software product company in India. According to Alok Bhardwaj, CEO and Founder of Hidden Reflex, “We want to prove that India can be a hub for innovation in software and technology.”

Our mission with the Epic browser is to create the most secure, most productive and most “Indian” browsing experience of any web browser!”

Why should I try out Epic –

  • the makers claim it is the world’s only antivirus browser.
  • plus the browser has an inbuilt addon to detect websites that are dangerous.
  • if you are an Indian then it is the first ever web browser from India.
  • anti-phishing protection – a big bold domain name on the address bar.

Apart from this, other features include those that is available in other browsers using addons

  • You can type in 12 different Indian languages including Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Urdu and Punjabi.
  • In the browser’s sidebar you can edit text, read news, view videos and pictures.
  • also claims of faster browsing and faster downloads.
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Comments
  1. S.Tushar says:

    Well, I think GOOGLE & MOZILLA partnership gets over in 2012, so can we think that it is the NEW BEGINING of web browsing. As,when GOOGLE was readily avavilable with MOZILLA in the begining, that same thing might be possible with MOZILLA + EPIC ?
    Who knows, but well, as an INDIA, I wish it could be.
    BEst wishes to EPIC.
    Just heard in the mornming & I m in my office, very eager to go home & try on MY OWN PC.(VERY PITY THAT I CAN’T USE IN MY OFFICE PC as ADMIN RIGHTS ARE REQUIRES).
    S.Tushar +91989210582.

  2. Hey, ok, I get it, I guess – but does this really work?

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