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I feel like trying a new browser, preferably one with an adblocker. Recommendations?
Mainly because it's noticeably faster, both in rendering and loading up. Chrome isn't 100% there feature wise yet but it's getting better. /webdeveloper
But compared to Chrome it's massively bloated so it's not really useful for lower powered computers, taking a significant amount of time to boot up and having lots of menu bars making it take loads of space on a Netbook's minimal screen.
Opera is a great browser with unique features so I use that a lot, Chrome is definitely the winner.
As a rule all work is done on Firefox for the SEO/Dev plugins. All surfing is done on Chrome for its speed and speed dial. I used to use opera but I worship at the alter of Google so I switched.
As far as rendering goes though the new Safari is lightning fast.
Is the same one as Chrome. They're both using Webkit, so they should be similar speeds in terms of rendering
That don't have a similar extension on Chrome?
I'll have to check it out. Cheers.
It's a shame.
meerkat for firefox helps you maximise your screen REAL ESTATE
I dunno. But Safari > Firefox > Internet Explorer.
My experience with this was awful. It had no tabs!
has had tabs since version 1, you're not looking hard enough
when I got my Mac in 2007 it didn't have them. Does now though.
i got my mac in 2006 and it definitely had tabs then.
except for the one bug where the Flash plugin slows everything to a crawl. If they can get that sorted...
I actually switched from Firefox to Chrome for just this reason - only to find that the same thing started happening on Chrome.
There are complaints about this going all the way back to 2006 an shit, so basically that means it will never ever be fixed ever.
has been my browser for years now, no issues whatsoever. Can't really compare though
and really like it.
apart from flicking the top left of my mouse pad doesn't work as back page.
I'm guessing no as Google's entire business model would be shaftered.
The only banner style stuff they really do ( although there is a feature where you can have images in your adwords ads ) is within youtube.
gone back to Firefox.
i like it. stopped using Firefox about 18 months ago cause it always used to crash my old PC and Chrome didn't
plus no-one at work recognises that it is a web browser. Genius.
they seriously went backwards with internet explorer 8
IE8 finally seems to obey CSS as well as Firefox, Opera and Chrome. IE7 is fucked with its CSS stuff.
but 99% of the world don't care about that. What they care about is that example.com stopped working properly when their internet updated.
Browser specific bugs always seem to be on IE8, never 7.
get them to display identically on each browser, including IE8.
With IE7 I had to just apply the same things as for IE6 because it was so hard to make it work.
<!--[if lt IE 8]><link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../css/iefix.css" /><![endif]-->
But my point was that you DON'T have to do that for IE8. Certainly I've not had any issues.
It covers IE 5, 6 and 7 with one stylesheet :)
Never actually tested my sites in IE8 tbh, but I've not had any complaints about them.
fixed chrome crashing with flash stuff then? i tried it on release but it would crash whenever i viewed flash
It doesn't slow down my PC after that. Really annoying, though.
Chrome is a lot, lot better. Doesn't take much getting used to as well.
been using it a while now, and it crashed a lot at first but it's a lot better now. it has adblock add-on thing which works well. it handles mulitple tabs a lot better than firefox does
Firefox seems to take ages to load up and once it is running it eats up a massive chunk of the computer's processing power.
I have IE at work though and it is PAINFUL
Solution: USB with Portable Chrome. Job done.
if google chrome had stumble i would probably use it more