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# 1 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 15:24
 
 
Take back the web use Chrome
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# 2 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 15:50
 
 
Eh? Isn't using Chrome just giving the web to 'Actually we're really Evil' Google? Power is corrupting

(Btw I'm aware that Google fund Firefox before anyone points that out!!!)
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# 3 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 15:57
 
 
I take your point. I shouldn't really have mentioned chrome as this is a FF topic. You can get different flavours of chrome (e.g., coolnovo) that allow you to turn off the Google tracking.

Hopefully one day Firefox gets its mojo back and runs fast again.
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# 4 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 16:00
 
 
I find Firefox suits me for my usage.

Have never switched to Chrome.

Is IE pretty much redundant now?
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# 5 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 16:11
 
 
IE is still used by most people mainly by default as it comes installed with Windows. The latest version is quite fast but I find the interface too clunky and it doesn't seem to have a great selection of extensions or add-ons.
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# 6 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:38
 
 
I was a loyal Firefox user but flash video just wouldn't play right and I couldn't enjoy YouTube (I have a very good spec laptop so my system wasn't at fault). I changed to Chrome and not only does the ad blocking work better but videos play flawlessly even on my battered old work computer which is about 10 years old and rubbish specs. I'm quite impressed, so until somehting better comes along, I'm a Chrome lover now.
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# 7 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:40
 
 
use chrome all the time and don't care if google is watching
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# 8 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:41
 
 
I used firefox for a while, and thought it was great. But it began to slow down and give me error messages with no text in them. It also would crash every 5 mins on facebook.

I switched to chrome and love it, much faster. Though I miss my custom firefox skin
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# 9 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:44
 
 
You can make custom skins for Chrome too can't you? I swear I saw the option somewhere...
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# 10 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:50
 
 
I like Firefox, cant see why I should ditch it just because a big-boy gains an edge?
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# 11 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:51
 
 
because it's not as good?
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# 12 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:54
 
 
Because Firefox has gotten very slow. I use Chrome all the time and anytime I have to use another browser, I'm shocked that anyone would choose to use FF or IE. They've both gotten awful. So, so slow.

In other news, RTE staff were instructed a couple weeks ago that they HAD to use IE. If they try to download Chrome/FF, they get a 'blocked website' message, as if they're looking at porn. How fuckin' stupid is that?! All it does is slows down productivity.
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# 13 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:56
 
 
Someone said :
You can make custom skins for Chrome too can't you? I swear I saw the option somewhere...

I'm pretty sure you can. Search the extensions; there are some great ones there.

Auto-pager is an amazing extension. I live by it. Say you google something and it brings you to the first page of results. So you go down the page and you can't find what you want and you have to click into the second page. Well Auto-pager loads the next page automatically as you scroll down. Ingenious.
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# 14 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 18:57
 
 
Someone said :
All it does is slows down productivity.

If productivity were to improve or rise above zero they might have to consider lowering the licence, and the fount of R eally T errible E missions would never countenance that
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# 15 : Friday 6-4-2012 @ 19:00
 
 
Someone said :
If productivity were to improve or rise above zero they might have to consider lowering the licence, and the fount of R eally T errible E missions would never countenance that

Well the thing is that most people I know in there have used Chrome/FF for years. And now IE will just slow them down. One mate used Bing (it's built into IE, I think) and it actually brought him to AskJeeves!
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