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Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby DarkUFO on Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:12 pm

Google have just relased a Beta of their new browser

http://www.google.com/chrome

EDIT: I've just installed it and wow.. this is the fastest browser I've ever used.
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Iceman on Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:59 pm

I read about this, this morning. Do you have any problems with it Dark?
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:01 pm

I just installed it too, i don't really like the look, but holy **** its fast.
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby DarkUFO on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:03 pm

Iceman815 wrote:I read about this, this morning. Do you have any problems with it Dark?


None so far. The Javascript rendering/performance is staggering. Gmail etc fly ..

And it doesn't crash.. if you have a crash it just crashes the tab you are in and not the whole browser :)
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:03 pm

hhmmm, I don't like the scrolling, not as smooth as firefox, and i can't seem to scroll up :S


EDIT - OH, the incognito option is neat-o
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Iceman on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:14 pm

Hmmm. I might download this then....
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:16 pm

This Browser has TONS of potential. I am going to stick with firefox though for the time being. But i will definitely follow the updates on it.
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Henry Gale on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:20 pm

I set it to my new default it seems a little slower than firefox so far. Though the prospect of sites not crashing my entire viewing experience lets me know its worth it. Plus the loading does work better on a tab by tab basis. I suspect the actual sluggishness is attributed to the application it's self and expect future updates to make this a real winner.

Only one problem. You cant scroll with the wheel on the mouse. Wtf?
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Bella on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:47 pm

I'm downloading the Beta now! YAY! I'm a Gmail girl, so I'll give anything Google does a try.
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Dreyesbo on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:50 pm

Wow, it is indeed faster. I'm loving it. I'll actually use it for a week or so to compare it with Firefox.

I can scrolll, but only down xD
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:51 pm

Dreyesbo wrote:Wow, it is indeed faster. I'm loving it. I'll actually use it for a week or so to compare it with Firefox.

I can scrolll, but only down xD



yeah, definitely, but WTF why no upscrolling!!!!!!!!! Hopefully they will get that fixed soon :D
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Jamielost on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:56 pm

I'm using IE7 at the moment, but I'll try that later.

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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby DarkUFO on Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:58 pm

Jamielost wrote:I'm using IE7 at the moment, but I'll try that later.

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*runs to different forum due to IE7 usage*


LOL. I think we might have to start banning people using IE :PP
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Bella on Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:00 pm

Jamielost wrote:*runs to different forum due to IE7 usage*

:scared: :scared: :scared:

Anyway, Chrome scrolls up for me. :P

Seems super fast, although it won't let me do much customizing of my bookmarks. I imported them from Firefox, but now they're all nested in a sub-folder (i.e. Other bookmarks > Imported from Firefox). How can I get them out of the sub-forum without going one by one?
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Re: Google Chrome - A New Browser

Postby Jamielost on Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:16 pm

I'm on Google Chrome now. It's fast but is there any way to customise it?
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