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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It's all about the Awesomebar
by pianom4n on Thu 23rd Sep 2010 22:37 UTC
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2010-03-21

No, because Firefox's search bar/Awesomebar combination is unmatchable. The Awesomebar actually lets me easily find things in my history, while with the Omnibar it's like pulling teeth. Also, being able to do an "I'm feeling lucky" search is super useful, along with being able to easily search domain names using the search bar and not having to go to google.com.

As a corollary, since I'm so dependent on my browsing history, Firefox sync is amazing and keeps my two computers synchronized. I know Chrome can sync bookmarks and extensions, but I don't want my extensions synced and I don't use bookmarks.

On the web developer front, Chrome's development tools are almost as good as Firebug and I use them simultaneously while developing, so that's not really an issue.

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