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igrindtwinkies
01-02-2009, 08:49 AM
Is the shit.

FraJILeSoul
01-02-2009, 08:51 AM
i had it before my laptop crashed.Its just for really lazy people lol.

I_Ride_Girls
01-02-2009, 08:56 AM
I got it last week, but it seems pretty average to me.

What's so good about it?

Shakezoola
01-02-2009, 08:59 AM
holy shit its iridegirls

I_Ride_Girls
01-02-2009, 09:00 AM
Are you surprised to see me or something?

I'm on here every day, but I usually lurk.

I_Ride_Girls
01-02-2009, 11:14 AM
Sorry for double-posting, but what's really so great about Google Chrome?

Goon
01-02-2009, 11:17 AM
what is it?

I_Ride_Girls
01-02-2009, 11:18 AM
It's just an internet browser from Google.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 11:24 AM
Its not that good... most of its features are already in Firefox, and those which aren't (dashboard etc) have been in Opera for months.

It has 2 good features... 1. Being able to kill off a tab rather than the whole ap. and 2. The incogneto mode... Because lord knows all your parents would be angry if they caught you on fapchan.

For those of us who are old enough to not have to worry about that sort of shit though... Its got nothing. Nothing.

soad_rock_alot
01-02-2009, 11:31 AM
But if anyone doesn't want their parents to find the sites they go on they can just clear their private data in firefox.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 11:40 AM
To be honest, that doesn't get rid of everything. A smart parent could still find out.
HOWEVER, the main issue i would have with doing that, is that your address bar will no longer remember websites for you... IE. After clearing history, if you type "sk" into the address bar, it won't pop up with "skateboard-city".

That would really bug me.

Galmeister
01-02-2009, 11:49 AM
To be honest, that doesn't get rid of everything. A smart parent could still find out.
HOWEVER, the main issue i would have with doing that, is that your address bar will no longer remember websites for you... IE. After clearing history, if you type "sk" into the address bar, it won't pop up with "skateboard-city".

That would really bug me.

See now I can live with that... I had a girl round and she wanted to show me something on Youtube. Now I have Youtube in a link in the toolbar but she isnt as lazy as me so started typing "you-" into the search bar

Anyway, all the stored sites popped up, the top one being Youporn... oh dear...

Vivica
01-02-2009, 11:50 AM
It still stuns me that some people only know one way of getting to a URL... Going to google and typing it in. PEOPLE ACTUALLY DO THAT!!

graffeedy5
01-02-2009, 11:55 AM
It still stuns me that some people only know one way of getting to a URL... Going to google and typing it in. PEOPLE ACTUALLY DO THAT!!

that bothers me, as well as people not clicking on the bookmarks, and what pisses me off the most is when people type in "www." and then the URL, there is no need, sometimes you dont even have to type ".com" if i type in "skateboard-city" and hit enter it goes to www.skateboard-city.com

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:00 PM
1. Being able to kill off a tab rather than the whole ap.

Hmmh? Do you mean closing a tab with hotkeys or..?

Ctrl + W on firefox no? :-!?

Vivica
01-02-2009, 12:02 PM
I'm well aware of Ctrl+W Tony, what do you take me for?

What i mean is, say you're opening a PDF within a tab, and it freezes up (Which Reader usually does...), it lets you kill off just that one tab, and the rest of the tabs will be unaffected. Where as when that happens in Firefox the whole ap goes down.

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:04 PM
I'm well aware of Ctrl+W Tony, what do you take me for?

What i mean is, say you're opening a PDF within a tab, and it freezes up (Which Reader usually does...), it lets you kill off just that one tab, and the rest of the tabs will be unaffected. Where as when that happens in Firefox the whole ap goes down.

What.

If I open a tab in FireFox and press Ctrl + W the tab closes, the other ones will still be there and the sites there remain. Although PDF-files say that the macro can't be started from an outer window.

What have I misunderstood.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 12:14 PM
Are you honestly saying you've never had a time where you know 1 tab is causing the issue, but it will not close, and Firefox as a whole stops responding?

galloway
01-02-2009, 12:18 PM
the only good thing is that every tab is listed as a different process. but im still a firefox fan so firefox ftw!

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:26 PM
Are you honestly saying you've never had a time where you know 1 tab is causing the issue, but it will not close, and Firefox as a whole stops responding?

I actually never said that, when firefox stops responding it's because I have too many programs on with firefox at the same time while firefox still has a lot of tabs open. (there has to be many) Even when that happens, I go ctrl+alt+del and start firefox again, it asks me if I wanna open it with all the tabs how it was when FF was closed, and there I go again. I have no problems.

And without this occuring, everytime I'm on computer with firefox I close tabs with Ctrl+w all the time, no problems. They close fast, rest of the tabs aren't affected, I go on surfing, etc. I don't seriously see the big thing here, you can close tabs fast and easy on FF without the rest being affected.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 12:30 PM
...But not when the tab you're looking to close is locked up.

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:36 PM
...But not when the tab you're looking to close is locked up.

As in not responding?

Vivica
01-02-2009, 12:40 PM
Indeed... And where clicking on another tab just does nothing.

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:46 PM
Doesn't that mean the whole browser isn't responding?

And btw that happens to me extremely rarely, I can't remember the last case one of my tabs/the browser just stopped working. With me closing tabs one at a time always works fine.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 12:53 PM
With Firefox it does mean the whole thing isn't responding, but its almost always just one tab that's caused it to lock up.
Chrome allows you to kill that one tab off, without having to end the entire browsers process.

But yea... Firefox is still better.

Tony
01-02-2009, 12:56 PM
So you can close a tab without affecting the others despite some problems which rarely occur, and I was right from the beginning, right?

Galmeister
01-02-2009, 01:05 PM
Just use Safari

Vivica
01-02-2009, 01:05 PM
No, we're both right, honestly.
There are times when one tab causes the whole browser to fuck up, in times like that, i'm right.
In other times, you are (although i agree with what you're saying anyway...).

Ya digg?


Just use Safari

Get out... just get out.

Tony
01-02-2009, 01:08 PM
Just use Safari

Dude what the fuck.

Phenomenon
01-02-2009, 01:37 PM
To be honest, that doesn't get rid of everything. A smart parent could still find out.
HOWEVER, the main issue i would have with doing that, is that your address bar will no longer remember websites for you... IE. After clearing history, if you type "sk" into the address bar, it won't pop up with "skateboard-city".

That would really bug me.


No parent is smart enough to find ghost files on your computer... :-|

20thCB
01-02-2009, 01:44 PM
It's alright. It certainly renders faster than Firefox, and maybe even Opera. I swear Google Docs. runs faster in Chrome. Other than that, just average. It's fairly polished appearance wise and incredibly simple. Incognito mode isn't really a game changer for me.

Chrome on Windows - Opera on everything else right now. At least maybe some people will begin to realize that there's something besides Firefox. Maybe they'll even realize there's a computer forum on this site.

Vivica
01-02-2009, 01:52 PM
I did consider moving the thread 2CB, really i did.
Firefox is the best, hands down.

For me its Firefox on every system bar KDE4... For obvious reasons.

20thCB
01-02-2009, 02:09 PM
There's more action in here anyways.

Konqueror is one of the main reasons I don't use KDE4. That, and kOffice is a steaming pile of shit. Other than that KDE4.1(.2) has actually become nicely polished. I'm impressed.

I still have a love affair with Opera but I have to admit that a customized Firefox is tough to beat. I still feel it lags behind in rendering speed though - even behind IE8 beta 2.

In other geek news, if you haven't done so already, try to get your hands on a beta version of Windows 7. They're all over the torrents sites right now and the public (legal) comes out in a few days. Windows 7 runs like a champ.

...back on topic.

Iskatestreet
01-02-2009, 03:20 PM
With Firefox it does mean the whole thing isn't responding, but its almost always just one tab that's caused it to lock up.
Chrome allows you to kill that one tab off, without having to end the entire browsers process.

But yea... Firefox is still better.

Yeah and in firefox if it does stop reponding it restores all your tabs after it stops responding so i see no advantages to chrome. Except the private browsing but meh..i've never gotten caught looking at porn on firefox or anything else for that matter so Firefox is still better for me. Plus on firefox there is an app called "no script" that blocks javascript or any other type of script until you activate it which has saved me from like six or seven viruses

20thCB
01-02-2009, 05:39 PM
Yeah and in firefox if it does stop reponding it restores all your tabs after it stops responding so i see no advantages to chrome. Except the private browsing but meh..i've never gotten caught looking at porn on firefox or anything else for that matter so Firefox is still better for me. Plus on firefox there is an app called "no script" that blocks javascript or any other type of script until you activate it which has saved me from like six or seven viruses

No-script is fucking awesome. It's by far the best Firefox add-on. I don't think there's any better way to secure your browser. I think that Chrome can restore tabs if it suddenly dies - most browsers do at least. I don't know why Chrome wouldn't.

stinkingfish
01-02-2009, 08:10 PM
chrome uses a different engine for rendering javascript or something. I used it but It would crash all the time. So I'll stick to firefox and all my add ons.