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Old Apr 8, 2013, 11:43 AM   #1
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Safari vs Chrome?

Any preference between Safari and Chrome? I've been using Safari and like how I can view pages that are open on all of my iDevices and Mac. I've found that I can do the same with Chrome so which provides the better experience and why?

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Old Apr 8, 2013, 11:53 AM   #2
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The only reason I use Chrome over Safari is because I think Chrome is much faster. Thats about it...
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 01:09 PM   #3
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I mainly uses chrome. I like the speed of it, and the simplicity.

I know that Safari has been updated, and is a lot like that now, but it still seems like Safari runs faster.

When thats said, I hate that chrome's not yet 64bit, and in denmark all webbanking and electronic papers, is done thru java. I have to open safari to do that...
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 01:29 PM   #4
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Safari just seems to run better on my macbook so that's the only reason I'm using it over Chrome :\
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 01:33 PM   #5
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 02:03 PM   #6
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Better battery, Less heat. Safari is my choice.
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Old Apr 8, 2013, 02:56 PM   #7
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 06:35 PM   #8
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Safari felt fast and worked fine for me but just downloaded Chrome. Let's see how it works out.
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I know that Safari has been updated, and is a lot like that now, but it still seems like Safari runs faster.
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Old Apr 20, 2013, 09:09 PM   #10
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I installed Chrome on everything and signed into my Google account on each. I've only used it for a little while so I can't say if it's better or faster than Safari. One drawback is that it can't be set as the default browser. So when I click on a saved link or app that opens a website on my iPad or phone, it opens it in Safari.
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bla bla bla Honest mistake, its a typo. I ment Chrome ;D

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I installed Chrome on everything and signed into my Google account on each. I've only used it for a little while so I can't say if it's better or faster than Safari. One drawback is that it can't be set as the default browser. So when I click on a saved link or app that opens a website on my iPad or phone, it opens it in Safari.
Say what?
When in chrome press "cmd" + ",". That will open the options "tab" for chrome. At the bottom, you can set it as your default browser. Voila
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 03:38 AM   #12
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I like Chrome its super smooth to me, and like the extensions it offers.
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 03:56 AM   #13
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I've never been a fan of Safari. I use Chrome on both my PC's and Macs. It's fast, and I like that it automatically synchronizes my bookmarks, extensions, and settings across all my computers when logged into my google account. Before Chrome, I used Firefox
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Old Apr 21, 2013, 09:33 AM   #15
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i think safari is still the smoothest browser of the retina, so that the only reason i still use it
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 08:48 AM   #16
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personally, i prefer safari. it looks nicer (in my opinion)
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 09:14 AM   #17
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I've become a fan of chrome, and use it on my macs, ipad, windows box, iphone and droid razr. Safari gets very rare use...
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I've been using Chrome as my main browser for a while now. I just like all the built-in tweaks that don't require additional software.
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Old Apr 22, 2013, 02:50 PM   #22
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bla bla bla Honest mistake, its a typo. I ment Chrome ;D

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Say what?
When in chrome press "cmd" + ",". That will open the options "tab" for chrome. At the bottom, you can set it as your default browser. Voila
I see that in settings on my Mac Mini but what about on my iPhone and iPad? I searched online but couldn't find any way to do that. Actually, everything said that it can't be made as the default browser.
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I prefer Chrome over Safari, but I think the former is draining the battery on my Macbook quite effectively...
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