posted Jan 13, 2011, 4:08 PM by Sara Newman   [ updated Jan 13, 2011, 4:11 PM ]

From Fall Quarter 2009

Ever wonder what a browser is or what browser version you're using when you access the Internet? Okay, most of us don't really care - we just want the Internet to work - but for a moment, let's pretend we care – because who knows – maybe someday it will matter to us.

When might it matter? Well, if you’re taking (or teaching) an ANGEL course online, it matters because ANGEL (a learning management system/app) doesn’t work on all browsers (and their versions). It works on many but not all.

There are many ways to determine your computer’s browser application type and version and here's an easy new way. Visit