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post #61 of 133
Ever since I moved to Chrome, I can barely use firefox without disliking it.


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Originally Posted by Desidero View Post
If you had Firefox, you'd have access to addons that can easily block his avatar.

*edit*..and by block, I mean not even download in the first place. Chrome's "blocking" implementations involve downloading all the content and then hiding it.

or you could just disable avatars through your usercp.
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I think my only complaint is the way that Chrome handles PDFs. It makes it difficult to save or print sometimes seemingly unless I open it in a new tab, rather than the same tab I'm in. This could all be from Chrome 10 beta, though. I'll have to uninstall and reinstall.
 
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post #63 of 133
The article's title is correct, it is almost as good as Opera.
    
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post #64 of 133
Why do people bother ranking a browser based on its speed? Modern computers are too fast for these java differences to actually be felt by anyone, I have used Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and of course IE6/7/8, and there is not noticeable difference in speed.

Interface, addons, yes, and that is why I continue to use Firefox.

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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
Me either until I went to look at About Google Chrome and saw it updating itself.

This browser is light years ahead of Firefox.
Firefox updates itself too.
Edited by Mygaffer - 3/9/11 at 9:47pm
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post #65 of 133
I've used Chrome allot, it is faster. But I use too many addons for FF to care for trivial milliseconds that I am trying to convince myself is not placebo.

And adblockplus on Chrome sucks.
Edited by Z Overlord - 3/9/11 at 10:03pm
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post #66 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shadowclock View Post
Actually my company has moved mostly all of its mainframe programs over to javascript web based applications over the last 5 years and we stopped using IE 3 years ago and each Chrome javascript improvement has been just another reason to forget about other browsers. The speed increases that Chrome provides for free have increased our productivity of our business probably 25% due to these improvements. For a billion dollar company that makes a lot of, as you said, "real world performance" difference.
And how many people would happen to be in a billion dollar company that uses javascript web based applications? Not many.


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lol the test computer uses Intel Graphics Media DE-Accelerator 3100
So that's why IE9 isn't doing as good here...
I call unfairness

On the other hand, this isn't really a review, where are the proper graphics and tables!? Also it only tested javascript
I call unreliable

Oh and Chrome plain sucks.
Right, because the GPU alters browser performance.
    
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post #67 of 133
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The only site I don't block ads from is OCN. If you like a site, why wouldn't you support it? Where do you think OCN gets its money from?
I'd never click and ad, no matter what. So why bother with me seeing it?
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post #68 of 133
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Originally Posted by damian5000 View Post
Wish there was some way to block your silly avatar...It's far more annoying than any site ad.



Good idea. Chrome makes ff look ancient. Now with the App store, it's even more glaring.
Right click on the image, select "Adblock Plus: Block Image", select the custom text box which should automatically be populated with a direct link to his avatar image, then click "Add Filter".

Oh, right, Chrome doesn't have this feature. Sorry, mate! Perhaps there is an image blocking addon? Well, image-hiding, at least.
post #69 of 133
I just made the switch from FF 3.6 to 4 RC1. It's nice that pretty much every addon is supported now.

I did a little customizing. The Firfox button is now to the left of the page title, so that saves a bar. And I moved the few buttons I used at the bottom on the "addon bar" to one of the existing bars. So two fewer bars, and it does run a bit faster.

Honestly no complaints here. I have no doubt that Chrome would be a few milliseconds faster, but I honestly don't care about a few milliseconds. It's plenty fast and does things Chrome can't. End of story.
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post #70 of 133
Quote:
Originally Posted by Z Overlord View Post
I'd never click and ad, no matter what. So why bother with me seeing it?
Because they get money from impressions, too. You don't have to click.
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