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http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/ ... owser.html

http://www.google.com/googlebooks/chrome/index.html

Do you think you will test it out? Do you think it will be a next generation browser?


download it: http://gears.google.com/chrome/?hl=en
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I just installed version 0.2.149.27, testing it.

At a first glance I'm very impressed about the velocity.
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Optional: Help make Chrome better by automatically sending usage statistics and crash reports to Google. Learn more
Great options to start with. :D
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jaunty_mellifluous wrote:
Optional: Help make Chrome better by automatically sending usage statistics and crash reports to Google. Learn more
Great options to start with. :D
It is a BETA, you know.. anyway I opted to ------------------> no :lol:
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Sure is fast though. I think it's even faster than Firefox.
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It's interesting to see they've made a browser, but I think I'll stick with firefox. :)
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I had heard it puts each document in its own memory space. That way, if one browser window crashes or locks up, it does not affect the rest.
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Brf wrote:I had heard it puts each document in its own memory space. That way, if one browser window crashes or locks up, it does not affect the rest.
That's very interesting .. so to speak.

I'm using it right now and I will till I (hopefully not) will get serious probs.
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camm15h wrote:It's interesting to see they've made a browser, but I think I'll stick with firefox. :)
There are winds of change you can't not explore them, if you are a geek. ;)
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So, worth downloading, or should I just keep my Firefox? :)
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It's a good browser. I like it very much. I think lots of people are going to use it. I like the small pop ups that come and go at the bottom. They're nice especially the way they're round bordered. Good thing Google added these small cosmetics to it's design, unlike their main page.

On another side note, It will give google a good chance to look at what exactly, to the smallest detail, a user does on the internet too. lol

It has slight problems with selecting and dragging images in text editor windows. Small annoyance, but anyway. These things come and go.
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iWisdom wrote:So, worth downloading, or should I just keep my Firefox? :)
Worth downloading, it will take care of your (and mine) firefox basic datas like bookmarked sites and son on, passwords... I did it. I did not set it as a default browser though, still testing.. ;)

It is worth a try IMHO. :ugeek:
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Is it based on Firefox's technology? Because it has links for customizing firefox.
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jaunty_mellifluous wrote:Is it based on Firefox's technology? Because it has links for customizing firefox.
Yes, it is AFAIK.
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3Di wrote:
Brf wrote:I had heard it puts each document in its own memory space. That way, if one browser window crashes or locks up, it does not affect the rest.
That's very interesting .. so to speak.

I'm using it right now and I will till I (hopefully not) will get serious probs.
And yes.. Every tab you're using is run independently in the browser, so if one app crashes it won't take anything else down. :D
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