A company called AptiQuant, which bills itself as a psychometric consulting firm, said they conducted a study that revealed that Opera users are the most intelligent while IE users are well, stupid. (Firefox and Chrome users fall somewhere in the middle). Before you get insulted though, the study says only IE 6 users are dummies. IE8 users ranked higher.
“The study showed a substantial relationship between an individual’s cognitive ability and their choice of web browser,” AptiQuant concluded. “From the test results, it is a clear indication that individuals on the lower side of the IQ scale tend to resist a change/upgrade of their browsers.”
Forgive me, but well…duh! Anyone who is still using IE6 really isn’t very smart. That browser is ancient (Microsoft just released IE9!), no longer supported, and a security nightmare. It’s so rotten that many sites like Paypal won’t even allow IE6 users to access the site. The browser is full of vulnerabilities and is by far the worst browser ever. I don’t think even Microsoft themselves could deny that!