Four months after it was widely launched, EPIC, the first truly Indian browser, has announced version 1.2 with some useful tweaks and upgrades. These include faster load times leading to nearly 20% faster start-up times;
Another new offering: One-Click Super-AntiVirus Scan for File Downloads. When you download a file in Epic, you'll have an option to scan the file first via VirusTotal, EPIC’s partner. They'll check if the link is considered malicious and scan the linked-to file with 40 different anti-virus engines including Symantic/Norton, McAfee, Kaspersky, K7, AVG, Avira, Panda and 33 other a-v products. The old AntiVirus Scanner has been removed. It was causing instability.
Other new features:
New Facebook with Popup Alerts - improved and complete Facebook sidebar.
New Twitter with Popup Alerts - improved and complete Twitter sidebar. Hide-able Sidebar - You can now hide the sidebar.
New Shopping Sidebar - See hot deals instantly in the shopping sidebar.
More Browsing Space with Thinner Sidebar and Controls - The sidebar is set to the thin icons only view by default and mini-controls for the address bar.
Bookmark Apps - Turn any website into an App via the star button or via a right click on the website in your bookmarks.
Feature Films in the India Sidebar - Hundreds of Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi Films in the India Sidebar.
Hundreds of new Skins and old skins re-designed with higher resolution images.
Recommended Apps - Easily find the best Apps from the 1500+ Apps in Epic.
Drag files from the sidebar My Computer to your GMail.
Easy Access to Auto-Saved Text Fields - So if your computer crashes while you were typing a long e-mail, Epic saves your text and nothing is lost.
EPIC is the work of Hidden Reflex is a privately-funded software and web applications start-up company based in the United States and India.
Link to browser: http://www.epicbrowser.com/ .
Link to Hidden Reflex: www.hiddenreflex.com