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No problem guys. I've used it and I must say, on first impressions, its alright. I've used it on some of my own DOM javascript effects (fades, slides etc) and its actually smoother than other browsers on those so far.

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Something is weird with mine, it doesnt show any of the words on the "File" menu or the bookmark menu, I can hover over them with my mouse which makes them turn dark....but that's it.
Remember, it is a beta, and also remember, that its Apple coding it
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I'm impressed; Safari auto detected all my plug-in.
Anywho you can get them here
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Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

As a web developer, this is extremely useful for me cos now I can test safari performance on my webpages natively on my Windows Vista
Luckily only around 2% of the market uses Safari.
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Ok my first impressions is that it kinda looks funny and feels funny and has some stupid quirks


Here is a rendering of the OCN news section that i am currently posting in right now. If you had it open in real life not a screen shot you would see it has the same retarded ghosting effect as the IE7, In conclusion the FF gecko engine is better





There are also some things that I don't like. First it comes with flash pre-installed which should be an option. " I personaly use it but i would still want it to be an option.






Also it mac-afys everything it sees. I understand that it's a mac browser but COMMON. I actualy thinking of buying a mac some day but this is to much


2. It has a quirky way of opening tabs. Here is an example. Let's say you have like 3 tabs opened in FF and you want another one but are to lazy to pres ctrl+T
so instead you click on the empty tab area and a new tab apears. In Safari there is no such thing.

3. The tabs open in a weird way also. Here is how:Let's say I'm at www.cnet.com and i want to open a new tab to go to www.google.com
I would press CTRL+T and theorieticly a new tab will pop up. Yes that does happen but let say you have 15 tabs open, the new tab will open from the center not the right side, it's a minor inconvenience but yeah

4. The security Settings are CR@P! Take a look. FF gives you massive amounts of options to choose from and look at this



I hopped you will apreciate my first impression review Tell ya the truth it was kinda a Pain to take all those screen shots

I'll give ya a cookie if you can guess what part of "Control Panel" i'm going to next
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Thanks Metalica, gives the people who havnt got it yet a nice preview
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This is what mine looks like lol, weird.

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You can turn off the ghosting crap in the Appearance menu.
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4. The security Settings are CR@P! Take a look. FF gives you massive amounts of options to choose from and look at this
Lol don't forget it's APPLE. Apple = simple. simple = NO OPTIONS WHATSOEVER.
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Something is weird with mine, it doesnt show any of the words on the "File" menu or the bookmark menu, I can hover over them with my mouse which makes them turn dark....but that's it.
Ive got the same issue. Maybe theres a required font ???
    
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Font rendering is fuzzy. Vista compatibility not so good???
    
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