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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:22 PM   #1
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Firefox is so much better than safari!!!

I just decided to start using it as my main browser and it is so much faster. It takes longer to load but once it is running it is the fastest browser for OS X I have used!

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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:25 PM   #2
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I used to use firefox on my macbook, but now I found the inquisitor plugin for safari I use it as my primary browser.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:26 PM   #3
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I used to use firefox on my macbook, but now I found the inquisitor plugin for safari I use it as my primary browser.
I use that plugin and its awesome. Firefox just sucks.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:31 PM   #4
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I used to use Firefox as my main browser, but not anymore. In my MBP, firefox is very slow and I need to use force quit at least once everyday. Now I use Safari, except for arabic sites. Safari sucks when dealing with arabic.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:32 PM   #5
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Anything without adblock sucks.

That includes Camino.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:44 PM   #6
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what is inquisiter?
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:48 PM   #7
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what is inquisiter?
http://www.inquisitorx.com/safari/

Try it out...
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:49 PM   #8
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I myself prefer to use Sogudi. This is way of typing for example goo MacRumors into the address bar and it searches google for Macrumors. Or vid Jermaine Pennant and it searches Youtube for videos of Jermaine Pennant. (Can easily other search places.)



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what is inquisiter?
Inquisiter



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Inquisitor... it's like Spotlight for the web.

Start typing and websites pop up immediately, along with ideas to refine your search.

It'll autocomplete your words (is it reading your mind?) and you can add more search engines to Safari with customized keyboard shortcuts.

Oh, and it's free.

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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:55 PM   #9
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I like firefox too but it runs too slow on my mac. Can anyone recommend adblock software for safari?
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:57 PM   #10
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Check these out: http://pimpmysafari.com/plugins/?c=Adblocking

Pimp my safari is a great plug in site...
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 07:58 PM   #11
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Back when I still used Safari I preferred AcidSearch:



There should even be a MacRumors Forums search engine available...
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 08:14 PM   #12
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I use Safari as my primary browser, it's faster and more stable than firefox.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 08:18 PM   #13
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Oh, I use that! It blends in so well with Safari, I actually forgot it was a plug-in. I highly recommend it to anyone who uses safari.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 08:25 PM   #14
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Firefox is far more useful to me than Safari, which is way too narrow on my screen.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 08:26 PM   #15
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Safari (and brushed metal) is very ugly, but it works well most of the time. Camino is nice but still has a number of problems with many sites that makes it annoying to use. If find Omniweb to be the best Mac browser out there, but of course it costs $15. I'm looking forward to the 2.0 release of Shiira, as it seems to be shaping up quite nicely.

I really hope Leopard gets rid of brushed metal altogether. The "Safari" browser in the iPhone looked very nice and hopefully is a taste of what to come. Leopard can't come soon enough.
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Old Jan 20, 2007, 08:30 PM   #16
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Anything without adblock sucks.

That includes Camino.
I have to second that. I use Camino though on my powerbook because FF is quite slow.

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I used to use Firefox as my main browser, but not anymore. In my MBP, firefox is very slow and I need to use force quit at least once everyday. Now I use Safari, except for arabic sites. Safari sucks when dealing with arabic.
FF on my brother's Macbook (CD) just flies, It is freakin' fast.
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Shiira
http://hmdt-web.net/shiira/en

best browser on the mac
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Safari (and brushed metal) is very ugly, but it works well most of the time. Camino is nice but still has a number of problems with many sites that makes it annoying to use. If find Omniweb to be the best Mac browser out there, but of course it costs $15. I'm looking forward to the 2.0 release of Shiira, as it seems to be shaping up quite nicely.

I really hope Leopard gets rid of brushed metal altogether. The "Safari" browser in the iPhone looked very nice and hopefully is a taste of what to come. Leopard can't come soon enough.
I use UNO so there is no more brushed metal for me...
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I use UNO so there is no more brushed metal for me...
Is that safe? does it crash OS X?
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Firefox is far more useful to me than Safari, which is way too narrow on my screen.
Have you tried resizing the window? It's not fixed, you know.
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Is that safe? does it crash OS X?
Very safe...very nice
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I tried to use Firefox for the whole day yesterday to give it a chance, and I can safely say I hate it. It seems like a crappier IE. Apple is nice enough to give us Safari, why don't we use it? Well, I do, but some apparently don't.
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I tried to use Firefox for the whole day yesterday to give it a chance, and I can safely say I hate it. It seems like a crappier IE. Apple is nice enough to give us Safari, why don't we use it? Well, I do, but some apparently don't.
Perhaps, it's because each browser works better for some than others.

In my browsing, Firefox works better than Safari. It's more likely that web designers will plan for Firefox than would plan for Safari.
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I just opened Safari to see , as its not working in FF2...and Safari seemed a lot fast to load a page, and even scrolling down pages.



I'll be moving Safari to my dock and be playing around with them for a while to see which I like more.
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I find Firefox way faster than Safari on my iMac...not even close.
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