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Google Chrome is out

bigbadbuff

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Google's browser has been released- I'm using it now. Pretty spiffy, I like a lot of the features. Best part so far is it's very quick.
 

robin

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Originally Posted by bigbadbuff
Best part so far is it's very quick.
It's based off webkit.

I like it so far as well, though I've run into a few cert issues.
 

bigbadbuff

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I actually had trouble posting this thread, so there's obvious some kinks still, but I likey.
 

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This is like Firefox?

I have no idea . . .
 

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Browsing with it currently. I'm not sure yet what I think. Anyone else tried/trying it?
 

kronik

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Bah, dupe thread. I posted in E&C. You beat me to it.
 

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I may try it later. Walt Mossberg has a generally favorable review up on the wsj.com site.
 

kronik

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Incognito mode: so you don't end up like Tokyo Slim.

(<3 Slim)
 

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Just installed it, using it now. Damn its fast.
 

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Originally Posted by sleekblackroadster
what are the real benefits of this app?

how is it 'faster' exactly?

No idea on benefits yet, they claim it's meant for new media rich websites. I like the simple UI though.

It feels faster because it's more efficient at drawing the pages out and using things stored in memory. You'll see similar effects in Safari, because the same code is behind the two.
 

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Originally Posted by DocHolliday
Am I paranoid for refusing to even consider using their stuff?
No, but they already know everything about you now anyways, including those naughty sites you looked at last night.
 

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so why should i use it as opposed to Firefox?
i feel safe with firefox - never had any security problems like i always had with IE
 

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