Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 21:36 UTC, submitted by google_ninja
Internet & Networking Now this is a subject sure to cause some discussion among all of you. LifeHacker's Adam Pash is arguing that Chrome has overtaken Firefox as the browser of choice for what he calls 'power users'; polls among LifeHacker's readership indeed seem to confirm just that. He also gives a number of reasons as to why this is the case.
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Firefox 4 will change the game again
by lemur2 on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 22:47 UTC
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Firefox 4 promises to turn the tables on Google Chrome.

Firstly, the new Jaegermonkey javascript engine in Firefox 4 just about matches it with Chrome.

Firefox 4 will have hardware acceleration for rendering and compositing, using Direct3D on Windows and OpeGL/Xrender on othe platforms, with performance entirely comparable to IE9.

Due to XUL, Firefox 4 still has its extensive library of extensions, which still manages to beat Chrome extensions in a number of areas, such as Video downloader for example.

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/beta/features/
http://blogs.sitepoint.com/2010/05/17/firefox-4-features/

Google Chrome has nosed quite a way ahead of Firefox 3.6.x as it stands today, but Firefox 4 will very much put Firefox back in the hunt, and it will be leading the pack once again at least for a while after its release.

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