Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 17:04 UTC
In the News NetApplications has released its latest browser market share figures, and these figures show that Chrome has overtaken Safari as the number three browser worldwide, behind Internet Explorer and Firefox. IE, by the way, continues to lose popularity rather fast.
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its Not a surprise
by ariarinen on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 18:27 UTC
ariarinen
Member since:
2009-02-07

its Not a surprise its one of the best browsers out there. Its fast and light with nice features and now extensions, I have replaced firefox with it. But I still keep Opera 10.10 its useful with its turbo feature that works nice with 3G. And smartphone wise Opera still rules with the Opera mobile 10.

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RE: its Not a surprise
by ebasconp on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 18:31 in reply to "its Not a surprise"
ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

I still prefer Opera because I like the user experience it provides and with Opera 10.5 and its new Javascript engine I will still be stuck on it.

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RE[2]: its Not a surprise
by mgl.branco on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 19:20 in reply to "RE: its Not a surprise"
mgl.branco Member since:
2009-07-22

I still prefer Opera because I like the user experience it provides and with Opera 10.5 and its new Javascript engine I will still be stuck on it.


I love Opera but it has a somewhat "overcrowded" interface. I find Chrome UI fantastic. Nevertheless I'll try next Opera version because it looks like that new JS is going to rock ;)

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RE: its Not a surprise
by buff on Sat 2nd Jan 2010 21:41 in reply to "its Not a surprise"
buff Member since:
2005-11-12

I agree, it isn't really a surprise at all. I used to use Firefox for everything but I love Chrome now. I like it since pages with Flash crash and I can quickly kill the tab without the browser crashing. I know Firefox is going to have separate processes for tabs soon. I will probably switch back to Firefox when that happens. The speed of JavaScript applications also has me hooked. I just need extensions to make the experience complete. It appears Firefox is becoming more Chrome like. I see the latest beta version removes the menubar. Sometimes people forget you can right-click on the Firefox toolbar and select customize to remove any UI junk you dislike. Even more unknown about Firefox, you can move urlbar, icons, whatever all to the top menubar to save screen realestate. Then you just hide the remaining toolbars and you are left with a sleek browser UI.

Edited 2010-01-02 21:48 UTC

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RE: its Not a surprise
by xaeropower on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 12:18 in reply to "its Not a surprise"
xaeropower Member since:
2005-12-16

Thats their only product which keeps them alive not their crap browser for pcs and hopefully with Google Android phones they gonna get wiped down.

I remember how did Opera force their users at the beginning to watch ungly banners in 25% of the screen if you didn't buy the full product. How can a company justify the income by forcing people to watch ads...

Edited 2010-01-03 12:21 UTC

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RE[2]: its Not a surprise
by AlexandreAM on Sun 3rd Jan 2010 15:16 in reply to "RE: its Not a surprise"
AlexandreAM Member since:
2006-02-06

Yeah, right? I mean, it's horrible to force people to see ads to use your product for free! What were they thinking back then, I'm pretty sure it's against something on the Geneva Convention.

Come on, buddy. It's just ads. If you can't stand to see them, rip your eyes off. It's not like TV didn't work like that for ages.

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