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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RE[3]: Tabs on top
by lemur2 on Fri 24th Sep 2010 06:22 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Tabs on top"
lemur2
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2007-02-17

Take that with a grain of salt, especially since the Firefox guys publish benchmarks comparing their latest code with code released months ago. One has to wonder why... Don't assume - like FF devs do -- that the Chrome devs collectively went on a holiday after the 6.xxx release!


Chrome is contiinuously updated.

Look at this:
arewefastyet.com

The site compares the javascript engines from the very latest Firefox builds with the very latest Chrome and Safari builds.

There are no "released months ago" factors there.

The point stands ... the latest builds of Firefox are closing in on the latest builds of Safari and Chrome ... even for performance on the Safari and Chrome benchmark tests (called sunspider and v8bench).

The latest build of Firefox passed by the latest builds of both Safari and Chrome some time ago on the Firefox benchmark test (which is called Kraken).

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