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Originally Posted by cavallino View Post

I don't see a ton of reasons to use chrome unless you are invested in the google ecosystem. (Which I am)
The interface is nice but otherwise firefox is just as good I think.

 

The thing is, if Firefox were to have this really slick and fun-to-watch UI that Google Chrome has, then this thread wouldn't exist.

 

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Originally Posted by jsc1973 View Post


I've heard that before. I've never seen it that way myself, but to each their own. My impression of Chrome has always been that it's a barebones version of a real browser. I'm using it on an old laptop I have with a VIA C7 processor, because it's fast and the C7 is slower than molasses on a cold day in January, but on a computer with a real CPU in it, I'd rather use Firefox.

 

I wouldn't mind so much if Firefox had Google Chrome's slick and fun-to-watch UI.  I mean, now that I've had a taste of that UI, I'd love to have that while still having the awesomeness of Firefox.

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I like the ui firefox has better than chrome.
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post #53 of 70

Ok.

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post #54 of 70
Chrome has better security... sandboxing is cool.

Not a fanboy... just telling the truth. Chrome was designed to be more secure and have separate tabs... which shows in testing, because Chrome seems to have high memory use, but also when you lose a tab, it doesn't chrash your browser
post #55 of 70
Firefox's interface can be anything you want, even cloning Chrome's interface. Currently my Firefox theme is based on the upcoming Australis.
post #56 of 70
I use chrome...

I used to use FF but some issue drove me over the edge. I think it was the Canary was a lot more stable then Nightly. (Yes, I use both of those.)
post #57 of 70
i cant let go of my waterfox...so fast all my bookmarks sync just fine and i get those sexy 64 bit addons and i can make it look however i want..no reason to switch over
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post #58 of 70
I was a Firefox user since its Phoenix/Firebird days. I switched over to Chrome shortly after it came out. I loved the idea of a multi-process and sandboxed browser.

I don't think anyone can argue that there came a point where Firefox was becoming quite bloated and slow. Chrome came along and essentially forced Mozilla to play some catch up and it brings us to where Firefox is today. It has been much improved than where it was a couple of years ago. Competition is great.

Besides, there's no problem with running more than one browser.
post #59 of 70
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Firefox's interface can be anything you want, even cloning Chrome's interface. Currently my Firefox theme is based on the upcoming Australis.

 

It can't be identical to Chrome's UI.  Chrome has a slick, fun UI that's fun to watch while I'm using it (so, it's fun to use).  There's no Firefox extension that provides this.  However, Chrome doesn't provide me with the luxury of having all of my favorite extensions that I "can't live without" - at least not yet.  So, I can only say that I wish I could use Chrome and still be completely satisfied.  For now, Firefox does that except its UI isn't as fun.

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post #60 of 70
I never really got into the whole exension thing, I mean I'd use them but more often the were to modify FF in such a way that made it more functional or aesthetically pleasing to me.
Once Chrome was out long enough and had some of the initial bugs ironed out that I didn't like there was pretty much no going back for me.

Conversely I install FF every once in a while and then just stick with Chrome tongue.gif
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