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Post by mich » Thu 23 Feb, 2012 02:56

Just wondered if anyone was using Google Chrome if so what are the pros and cons?
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Post by Robert T » Thu 23 Feb, 2012 14:06

I use it from time to time, but somehow still prefer Firefox. It works just fine, seems to be nicely standards compliant, but some of the options are not easy to find for first-time users. I think my biggest bugbear is with privacy - Google are very good at getting people to use things for free so that they can harvest data (and profit) from them - whether this is true of Chome or not, I don't know, but it is a thought that is always at the back of my mind. Some of the things they produce are just so useful that we accept any potential loss of privacy just to use them.

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Post by Vic-Z3 » Thu 23 Feb, 2012 18:57

Google Chrome ............. I like it on my Tablet.
I still use IE9 on my Win7 Pc and find no faults.
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Post by bobandshar » Thu 23 Feb, 2012 19:29

We use Chrome on all our business pc's running XP, Vista and Windows 7.

Never had any real issues apart from hanging from time to time.

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Post by mich » Fri 24 Feb, 2012 22:39

Thanks for the input.
I have installed chrome and am quite pleased but what a useless spell check not at all user friendly.
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Re: Chrome Browser

Post by Karlynoem » Thu 11 Sep, 2014 13:52

Fire fox is getting heavy day by day and freq crashes also occurring. Now i switch to chrome. It's light and fast. Chrome load individual processes for add ons and that's why it does not crash itself due to other add ons crashing.

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Re: Chrome Browser

Post by bertiejaffa » Thu 11 Sep, 2014 14:06

Chrome is good and in general gives a better user experience in my opinion and I have it as my default browser on my Pc and my Mac. You will find that some websites will not function properly with it - pop ups often being the issue and when I find this problem I then use firefox. Also on my Mac some functionality (the FAO, Members, Logout) icons on this forum dont appear correctly.

As a matter of course website will usually test compatability with Internet Explorer and Safari as standard and so those should always work.
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Re: Chrome Browser

Post by akirk » Thu 11 Sep, 2014 15:37

Firefox is the most web compliant
then Chrome
then Safari
(both code forks from webkit)
then IE which is hopeless!

So all our coding for internal systems where we can control the browser will be firefox optimised - though for public facing they should work on all four / Android / iOS

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Re: Chrome Browser

Post by Karlynoem » Sat 20 Sep, 2014 10:47

Earlier i was using Firefox but due to it's frequent update going slow so dediced to use Chrome. It's so fast as compare to firefox but not having to much tools like Firefox as IT prefessional prefers to use it.

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