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View Poll Results: What browser are you using? (Any version)
Safari 55 47.83%
Chrome 44 38.26%
Chromium 1 0.87%
Firefox 12 10.43%
Opera 2 1.74%
Camino 0 0%
TenFourFox 1 0.87%
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Old May 25, 2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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What browser are you using?

Just a quick poll to see how many of you are on Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, etc. I use Safari, but I have Chrome just as another browser.
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Old May 28, 2012, 02:54 PM   #2
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Chrome is my main browser, Safari my second (occasional), and Firefox my third (almost never).

Safari was my previous main Mac browser, and all I miss from it is iOS bookmark syncing and the ClickToFlash extension.
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:28 PM   #3
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Firefox user here. I use Safari occasionally. I dislike Chrome, though.
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:36 PM   #4
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Safari for me. It suits my needs.
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:37 PM   #5
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:47 PM   #6
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Safari 99%, if a site doesnt look or load proper i use chrome
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:51 PM   #7
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Chrome (Windows and Mac)
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Safari or IE if I suspect something is not working properly with Chrome
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:53 PM   #8
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I have Chrome on all my Mac's and PC's. I was a big Firefox proponent until Chrome became so fast, and the Chrome Store matured to the point where it has the best extensions, add-ons etc. There are lots of things that one can only do in Chrome.

It'd be nice to see a significant improvement in Safari with the upcoming Mountain Lion. I used to use Safari a few years ago but recently it's lost some of it's usefulness.
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Old May 29, 2012, 02:53 PM   #9
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Chrome on my Macs and PC's. Before Chrome it was Firefox. Never was a fan of Safari or Internet Explorer
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Old May 29, 2012, 03:58 PM   #10
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Chrome is my main browser, Safari my second (occasional), and Firefox my third (almost never).

Safari was my previous main Mac browser, and all I miss from it is iOS bookmark syncing and the ClickToFlash extension.
They have the same thing in Chrome. Just enable "Click to Play". It's in the settings. It is better than ClickToFlash because it won't allow ANY plugins to run unless you click on them, java included.

It's under "Content Settings"



So, I'm guessing virus safe since the flashback was getting in through Java. I have Click to Play enabled in Windows. No more ads in websites. Great.

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Old May 29, 2012, 03:59 PM   #11
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Used to use Safari all the time, and then finally a couple of months ago I tried Google Chrome. I started liking it more than Safari almost instantly.
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Old May 29, 2012, 04:24 PM   #12
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They have the same thing in Chrome. Just enable "Click to Play". It's in the settings. It is better than ClickToFlash because it won't allow ANY plugins to run unless you click on them, java included.

It's under "Content Settings"

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So, I'm guessing virus safe since the flashback was getting in through Java. I have Click to Play enabled in Windows. No more ads in websites. Great.
I'm aware of that and use it, but I prefer ClickToFlash for the additional features: http://forums.macrumors.com/showpost...2&postcount=10

For ClickToFlash for all plugins, there is ClickToPlugin.
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Old May 30, 2012, 05:26 AM   #13
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I use Chrome.
It's nice and fast. I love it
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Old May 30, 2012, 05:26 AM   #14
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Safari or Chromium.
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Old May 30, 2012, 05:29 AM   #15
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Safari, both home and mobile.
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Old May 30, 2012, 05:46 AM   #16
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Safari all day. Probably the only browser i've used thats not had issues.

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Old May 30, 2012, 05:49 AM   #17
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Safari all day. Probably the only browser i've used thats not had issues.

*touch wood*
I too have had no issues with Safari when I've used it. It sure comes in handy for sites other browsers choke on. I can even say the same of the various public Safari betas I've used. No troubles whatsoever!

Heck, even the Firefox nightlies (and by extension, builds in the Aurora and Beta branches, along with the stable releases) have given me zero troubles.
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Old May 30, 2012, 01:06 PM   #18
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Chrome.

Used to use Firefox, but due to it's crap support for Lion (even to this day), I've ditched it.
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Old May 30, 2012, 01:20 PM   #19
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Chrome.

Used to use Firefox, but due to it's crap support for Lion (even to this day), I've ditched it.
The Firefox team is working on supporting Lion better, but that work won't make it into Firefox until version 16.

Reference linky: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Features/Release_Tracking
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Old May 30, 2012, 07:29 PM   #20
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I use safari mainly, however i also have omniweb installed on my g4 15" aluminum powerbook. Safari has never let me down.
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Old May 31, 2012, 04:31 AM   #21
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The Firefox team is working on supporting Lion better, but that work won't make it into Firefox until version 16.

Reference linky: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Features/Release_Tracking
Which, at the rate it's going... shouldn't be very long. Seems like they're going at 2-3 new version releases a month. 13 is almost out.
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Old May 31, 2012, 08:12 AM   #22
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Mostly safari, on my Mac but on my workstation in the office I have chrome.
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Old May 31, 2012, 08:15 AM   #23
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Cannot stand Safari. Currently use Chrome but really want back to Opera which is currently in its Mac Version to unstable unfortunately.
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Cannot stand Safari. Currently use Chrome but really want back to Opera which is currently in its Mac Version to unstable unfortunately.
Why's that?
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Old Jun 3, 2012, 01:49 AM   #25
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To be honest i'm really surprised so many use safari, I mean I know it's the default pony in the Mac stall, and webkit is nice of course but other than that, at least for me, safari seems to lag pretty far behind Chrome and FF in features.
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