[Update] Feb 2nd, 2011
It seems Iron is no serious project and only follows the intention to allure people visiting the SRWare Iron website in order to make money from Google’s adsense.
More information to be found here:
What it is
The “Iron” browser is based on the “Google Chromium” source code, but “Iron” does not send any user specific data to Google anymore and it does not contain a unique user ID. Iron is a product of “SRWare” – a german software company. In Iron the following Google Chrome features have been deactivated:
- no alternative error messages, when having entered a wrong URL
- no sending of collected data to Google, if Iron has crashed
- no unwanted Google updater
Iron is available for Microsoft Windows only. Download Iron here (german page!). Installing in CrossOver Mac sadly does not work out of the box…
[Update] Sep 26th, 2008 The language Thing
Although our screenshot shows Iron with german interface, it turns to english, when it’s gotten installed to an english Windows version.
[Update] Sep 27th, 2008 The Next Browser Wars (internal link)
You may find some background information about the Browser Wars in one of our recent articles here.