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post #11 of 75
but at the same time you have to use internet explorer.

i think that is more detrimental than battery life.

also i bet a shiny quarter that they never turned off hardware acceleration on any of the note books and since internet explorer is so crap they can't even use hardware acceleration.
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and still no one cares and still uses Chrome, because all the pw's and stuff are saved there, #lazyamerica

Actually, I prefer Chrome because it makes it easy to switch between my PC and Android phone. I can be looking at a site on my PC, then leave the house and instantly continue where I left off on my phone - without needing to try to type out some crazy URL. Who cares about saved passwords? I know all of my passwords.... biggrin.gif

Ease of transition is what I like.... thumb.gif
post #13 of 75
The second there is extension support for Edge, I'm getting rid of chrome. Just an awful program that is tolerated because it is the best of a terrible breed.

If it wasn't for LastPass/AdBlock extensions, I'd already be on Edge full time.

Though extensions have been in Edge testing for a while now, so very soon................
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The second there is extension support for Edge, I'm getting rid of chrome. Just an awful program that is tolerated because it is the best of a terrible breed.

If it wasn't for LastPass/AdBlock extensions, I'd already be on Edge full time.

Though extensions have been in Edge testing for a while now, so very soon................

Adblock sold out ages ago, sure it blocks ads, but it tracks everything you do. I have bee using ublock origin ever since Adblock was bought by a private company. I doubt Edge gets ublock origin wink.gif M$ likes its money
    
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Edge masterrace checking in. coolsmiley02.gif
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also i bet a shiny quarter that they never turned off hardware acceleration on any of the note books and since internet explorer is so crap they can't even use hardware acceleration.

I was thinking the exact same thing.
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I wonder what kind of result would Opera pull with its new "Power saver" feature.
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Now lets take a look at how many cycles each browser did in the test, maybe it took edge 1 min to load 1 page while chrome loaded in 1 min 10 pages. A snail may win the consumption battle but maybe not the productive one.
I still dislike chrome though, the use of processes is just brutal in an age where there are user threads and fibers.
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Annnd I still don't care. Not touching Edge, it's hideous and awkward.
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When streaming content to my surface tablet, while living out of a hotel for work. I get a couple of extra hours with edge vs chrome. Chrome is crap when it comes to battery life, using more than twice the cpu usage when streaming a video.


Edge is great for one thing I care for, media streaming.


Chrome and Firefox should not be used to stream media on battery. Unless you don't care about battery life or can plug in.
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