I didn’t believe it would be possible at first, but after spending the better part of a week on Chrome 46 I’m blown away. Memory consumption seems to have halved, groggy slow tabs are snappier than ever and my battery life isn’t shamefully bad anymore – also, my laptop’s fans aren’t constantly blowing.
It’s going to take a lot of convincing to get me to switch from Safari back to Chrome on my MacBook Pro.
as this topic seems to be on everyone’s mind at the moment, how much data does it send to Google?
If the level is close to zero, I might give it a go.
Personally, I think that the subject of ‘phoning home’ should be mandatory for reviewers to include in their reports.
I heard yesterday that a popular Windows Installer phones home to the instaler vendor not the vendor of the product you are installing, everytime the .msi is executed. IMHO this is getting silly.