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Google Chrome

Post by Flux » Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:04 am

Has anyone began using Google's new web browser (currently in beta) called Chrome? I'd like to, but I generally stay away from beta software if I can help it.
Did anyone take the time to read through the "comic" (which served as an introduction to Chrome's features)? There are some very interesting ideas. I suggest you check it out. Please let me know what you think.

http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/features.html
http://www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome/index.html
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Re: Google Chrome

Post by DMB2000uk » Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:27 am

Googles idea of beta isn't a real world programming beta version. It's more like a well tested release candidate than anything else.

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Re: Google Chrome

Post by Alathald » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:48 am

I like some of the ideas but most have already been done, and better, with firefox...interesting lifehacker article on making firefox look and feel like chrome [link]
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Re: Google Chrome

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Post by bobletman » Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:18 am

Chrome looks pretty good, definately better then IE.
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Re: Google Chrome

Post by Flux » Thu Oct 23, 2008 12:07 pm

I searched the forum for "Chrome" but it didn't return anything. Maybe I was searching in a sub-form...
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Re: Google Chrome

Post by martini161 » Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:07 pm

the only features i liked in chrome were the thing with all your most commonly visited pages on new tabs, and 'incognito mode' (aka pr0n mode :P ) and both of them have now been ported to firefox 3.0 via addons

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Re: Google Chrome

Post by Mad_Goku » Thu Oct 23, 2008 9:57 pm

When Firefox 2 came out I was done with them, I had nothing but problems. It would crash 90% of the time and within the first 10 minutes of having it open. So I went back to IE....well Chrome came out and so I have been using it since and I like it. A good alternative to IE and until I can bring myself to try firefox again it will stay this way.
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Re: Google Chrome

Post by Nobahar » Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:26 pm

So basically my browser is always on incognito mode? Aside from cookies (I clear those from time to time). I never understood what the point of history was.

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