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The intuitive New Tab page allows you to create custom categories by dragging and dropping apps and bookmarks, and includes navigation arrows on the left and right edges of the page that become more visible on mouse-over.
I personally am not a big fan of this.

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its actually neat but I use speeddial anyway. Love it too much
    
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I use speed dial anyways....I haven't seen the default newtab in a while.
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If I could customize the new tab to have, say, two extra rows and two extra columns of "most visited" I... I think that would be all I've ever wanted in a web browser.

Getting choked up at the thought. Mustn't cry.
    
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Quote:
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If I could customize the new tab to have, say, two extra rows and two extra columns of "most visited" I... I think that would be all I've ever wanted in a web browser.

Getting choked up at the thought. Mustn't cry.
I agree completely. Why is this so difficult?
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Originally Posted by tafkar View Post
If I could customize the new tab to have, say, two extra rows and two extra columns of "most visited" I... I think that would be all I've ever wanted in a web browser.

Getting choked up at the thought. Mustn't cry.
I seem to remember SRWare Iron expanded the number of "most visited" tiles.

Anyways, this is old news for those of us running Dev builds
 
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1. Was wondering what this was in chrome canary.
2. For those wondering, Safari lets you have up to 25 speed dial icons...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gsa700;15467074 
I agree completely. Why is this so difficult?
I suspect it has something to do with developing with 1024x600 screens in mind and not seeing that sort of thing as a high priority.
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Originally Posted by MrLinky;15467121 
I seem to remember SRWare Iron expanded the number of "most visited" tiles.

Anyways, this is old news for those of us running Dev builds smile.gif

Yeah, I build my own Chromium on my secondary machine just for imaginary bragging rights on peacekeeper.

I should probably do some research on Iron. I can't imagine it would be that difficult to steal their work in order to spin a patch to do what I want.
    
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I also use and enjoy Speed Dial. I've just been wishing for larger "new tab" and "close tab" buttons. They are annoyingly small but probably my only gripe about Chrome.
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Speed Dial > This

So much wasted space.
    
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