Skip to comments.Want To Switch Browsers - Would Like Advice
Posted on 12/27/2010 8:16:22 PM PST by Lmo56
I think that I am going to switch browsers from IE8 [since I am having an annoying little problem with it].
Will keep IE as a backup.
Now, what should I use? I have heard a few nasty things about Opera, so I am considering between FireFox and Chrome.
Any thoughts ???
Chrome is fast, that’s for sure. What I am not sure of is how much information Chrome is sending back to Mothership Google about your browsing habits.
FireFox is, IMO, the best established browser out there. IE has been a steaming pile for a long, long time.
IE = Internet Exploder
I have the same heebie-jeebies about what Chrome is doing with info - I don’t trust that weasel that runs Google ...
and linux stuff.
I switched to Google Chrome...no problems, much faster...
The only people who will recommend FireFox are those that haven’t tried Chrome :)
I work for MS, but I have to admit that Chrome is frigging awesome. I do keep the other browsers around, as occasionally there is a site that has an issue with one or the other. But 99.9% of the time I use Chrome.
I have then all, and the one I use is firefox.
I prefer Opera. I have no solid technical arguement as to why. Constructive input is welcome.
I’m using Firefox mostly - have been trying to switch to Chrome, and like it - faster running faster loading... It imports everything imaginable and add-ons are pretty much available for same thing (with minor differences).
Problem with Firefox is it is such a hog on resources that it seems to encounter more glitches.
Chrome on the other hand, doesn’t try to do it all in one humungous program - several smaller ones that all work well together. I’m leaning to switching to Chrome.
IE8 is not very high on my list - I even put Opera above it.
Same reason I won’t use Chrome. I use Fire Fox and am quite happy with it.
I favor Firefox.
Try ‘em all and see which one you like. (Firefox, Safari, Opera, even Chrome if you dare.)
Why not? They’re all free, they coexist side by side on your system just fine, and they don’t take up that much disk space.
It’s funny, I have ‘em all installed but out of sheer giveadamn laziness I usually use Exploder. It’s just not that big a deal for what I do.
I think Chrome is the best out there. It’s fast and has some cool features. And this is from a guy who, up until recently, would only use IE.
I have used both and I still recommend FireFox. As a matter of fact, I have used every browser that has come down the pike over the years ... and I use FireFox as my default browser.
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