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Old 03-23-2011, 05:33 PM   #1
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I have just relised that firefox 4 is out My friend told me today that it is faster than crome and of course IE. Has anyone else tried it,,, is it faster ??
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Old 03-23-2011, 06:19 PM   #2
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i've been running it on my macbook since it's first BETA, and it seems very stable and capable. Classic Mozilla really.
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Old 03-24-2011, 08:58 AM   #3
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I've got the complete opposite impression.

from the outset it looks like a bad rip off of Chrome.
i'm finding it hugely unstable (keeps not responding when new tabs are opened) (I'm browsing with three windows open 3 tabs in each, was using far more windows and tabs in each window yesterday in v3 with no problems).

I'm finding it can't open PDFs, trying to open a PDF will make the browser lock up (every tab/window goes not responding), and when it comes back to life i've got a blank window rather than a PDF file (viewer is adobe reader X).

all in all, I'm pretty much wishing I'd never upgraded,
and am posting from Chrome because it is at least stable. whilst firefox on my machine is not.
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It's faster than FF 3.6.15 on Ubuntu. I like the app tab feature.

PDFc opened fine for me.
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Just keep regular Firefox.
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Just keep regular Firefox.
How insightful.

Care to elaborate why anyone should stick to their current version?
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How insightful.

Care to elaborate why anyone should stick to their current version?
Lol, the new Firefox is only good if you like a nicer browser.
The old browser has easier to access.
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I only like Firefox because of the customization applications... and it's speed.
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I only like Firefox because of the customization applications... and it's speed.
what else is there?
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:18 PM   #10
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i just upgraded today, I am very impressed, the speed seems to be much quicker for me. I also like the new layout at the top where the tabs are, uses less space
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