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View Poll Results: Internet Browsers - what do you use?
Internet Explorer 110 16.03%
Netscape 4 0.58%
Mozilla Firefox 353 51.46%
Opera 61 8.89%
Apple Safari 22 3.21%
The new kid on the block, Chrome from Google 119 17.35%
Any other?? Please specify 17 2.48%
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Old 4th April 2013, 16:53   #646
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...But, the shocking part is that the spelling of "better" & "check" itself is wrong in the update notification....
Could this be a bug?


That's just Google's sense of humour!


Good news is that as of today, Chrome for android now also syncs passwords with Chrome for desktop.

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Old 3rd September 2013, 17:16   #647
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Latest development version of Chrome for Windows has built-in 'Chromium App Launcher', start menu kind of button, which pins to the taskbar & provide one-click access to Chrome apps. Probably will make it to main release shortly. Google is trying to fill the start menu void in Windows 8

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Old 28th September 2013, 09:20   #648
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Google is trying to fool with their Chrome browser. In the latest Chrome update, new tab or a blank tab means Google homepage

Chrome is already a memory hog. If Google doesn't fix their browser or don't stop these cheap tricks, then goodbye Chrome.
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Old 28th September 2013, 10:13   #649
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I mostly use FF for most of my day-to-day work (not office related). However when accessing secure (banking) sites and any company internal sites, I use IE. With IE 10 & 11, it feels much faster and reliable.

Heard lots of about Chrome and its fast response. But somehow I don't really like it.

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Google is trying to fool with their Chrome browser. In the latest Chrome update, new tab or a blank tab means Google homepage

Chrome is already a memory hog. If Google doesn't fix their browser or don't stop these cheap tricks, then goodbye Chrome.
I have uninstalled all google products on my desktop (gtalk, chrome etc) couple of years. All of them install a Windows Update service which runs all the time. I even manually deleted the service but it magically reappeared soon. I don't see why I have to have a google process running all the time even when I am not using the browser or gtalk. I replaced Gtalk with Pidgin and I use Firefox/IE/Opera as my browser.
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In the latest Chrome update, new tab or a blank tab means Google homepage
A way to fix this - How to bring back Chrome's old New Tab page
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1. Type or copy and paste chrome://flags into Chrome's omnibox
2. Search for "Enable Instant Extended API"
3. Change its setting from Default or Enabled to Disabled
4. Restart Chrome
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Old 30th September 2013, 16:11   #652
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Thanks for the tip - just did it, works fine !
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using MAXTHON, guys give it a shot!
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anyone know how to reduce the massive memory consumption of firefox, mine hangs sometimes. I have 1st gen i3 with 4gb ram, win 7.
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anyone know how to reduce the massive memory consumption of firefox, mine hangs sometimes. I have 1st gen i3 with 4gb ram, win 7.
If you have a lot of tabs open with Flash objects within them, that could take up quite a bit of memory. You can disable Flash, to get around it. Sometimes, Javascript can cause hangs, if it isn't well-written.

I have an old Core Duo with 3GB RAM on Windows 8 (and previously with Windows XP) and there have been no problems when using Firefox, Chrome, or Opera. You can use Ad Blocker plugins if you want to disable only unwanted Flash objects.
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using MAXTHON, guys give it a shot!
Never heard about this 'cloud' browser. Just downloaded. Let me use it for a few days.
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Thank you for the quick response

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Nothing to gaga about. Similar like Firefox.
Has anyone here used TORCH. Any reviews?

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Has anyone here used TORCH. Any reviews?
Nothing to gaga about. Similar like Firefox.
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Guys, need help with IE

I need to delete one specific site from my browser history. How do find where the data is stored ?

it is not listed in browser history
It was not private browsing
The site (just FB) shows up on an utility that is used to find all browsing history
the FB page accessed today morning.

though the link leads to a pic of a bus on FB's KSRTC / BMTC page, I need to get it out asap. Pls don't ask why
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I had opened the page in Firefox, and then accidentally switched rendering engine to IE, using the right-click button
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