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Firefox. Safari is faster, especially on the MacBook, but Firefox syncs my bookmarks from my main PC.

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Safari for every day browsing. Never had a problem with any sites not working or anything.

I use Firefox just for linky extension on a site i moderate. Just makes it easier to open 20+ links from a page, in tabs at once. 

but, I use IE when in Windows and still revert back to Firefox for linky.

 

I used to be a hardcore firefox junky, way back when it was first forked from Mozilla's nutcrape suite as Phoenix (before the name change to firebird, then firefox). The main aim was ultra light weight, fast browser. It did well and out performed Microsoft's IE on load times and memory usage. It was amazing. However, that time has long gone and I tried IE when Windows 7 came about and I haven't looked back since. 

Firefox was a great browser, but it's just as bloated as the rest it was trying to get away from at the start.

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You know Safari + iCloud does that right? :)

only if your other devices are also apple products

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Used to use Chrome earlier but it started throwing random issues and crashed a lot. So moved to Firefox, never looked back.

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I keep on switching between Safari & Chrome. Both are great browsers, currently im using Chrome.

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Firefox. I've become too dependent on the various extensions that I have installed.

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Firefox. I've used it for years on Windows prior to moving to Mac, so it's kind of difficult to move away from it. Especially due to the Web Developer extension which I use daily. The only thing that irritates me is Firefox's built-in DNS Cache.

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Firefox and Chrome,

 

Same as on Windows, Same as on Linux.

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I have all 3 installed, but I use Firefox as my main browser. I'm very dependent on the extensions I use on PC and Mac, but mainly for the Cutyfox extension. I've tried Chrome's URL shorteners but just not been able to get on with them. Also, I've just come across some niggles on Chrome that irritate me and for this reason I've always come back to Firefox. Just wish they would speed it up!

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While Safari will by far give the best performance and integration across apple products, I use Chrome mainly for the integration with android and extension support.

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safari is sweet...zoom and gestures that looks snazzy 

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Firefox. I've used it for years on Windows prior to moving to Mac, so it's kind of difficult to move away from it. Especially due to the Web Developer extension which I use daily. The only thing that irritates me is Firefox's built-in DNS Cache.

One thing I've found strange about Chrome's DNS cache is how quickly items expire from it, they're gone within a minute or so. I know Firefox is changing how they look up DNS stuff (more in line with Chrome) by skipping the OS resolver entirely, and using something like unbound for DNSSEC validation (And hopefully bypassing the OS X issue that causes it to randomly disable IPv6 connections for a host)

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I use the, ALL, and go in trends and spurts - in fact today I just removed Camino from the doc because the last os update today eliminated my ability to watch youtuber vids.

 

Safari works great if you have the memory - my resources are low only 2 Gig on a 2009 mac - I miss the days whenyou could run a mac to hell and back on no ram and it would barely ever choke. I use to have three or four browsers open with from 50 to 100 tabs open in each and never had a problem until the last several mac os updates.

 

If you HAVE ISSUES with SAFARI and have not tried a FRESH install - I suggest that - I had lots of problems before - but after a fresh OVER NIGHT LONG install and a cold hard boot - flushing pram etc - it all worked out for the best.

 

I like FF depends on the versions I like the ESR ie enterprise version because it's stable - and for the most part aurora - nightly... I use to have 5-7 versions of each browser on my hard drive up to the point it eventually took up my whole hard drive. Recently I've widdled down the number of browsers by about 1/3

 

I use rockmelt some times use to love it robin and slepinar use to use but I don't like being FORCED into something Seamonkey was a fav forever and a day Opera when she was a virgin and young lady but now she's a hag - some versions of Chrome or Chromium and many others of ff and even some I made myself a longtiime ago were staples for awhile. Omniweb is interesting but not used unless I have to for specific tasks & slimline is getting better and that leaves me with TORCH who is one of my main stays now - I thought it would be Yandex but she dont like to ride on my desktop for some reason.

 

So to sum it up, I'm not married to any one, I date them all and will drop them when the performance is lacking.

 

CURRENTLY, I go between Firefox ESR, Aurora, Torch or Safari.

 

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You know Safari + iCloud does that right? :)

 

Not very well when you have to use Windows based computers at work and still want your bookmarks/extensions synced.

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I <3 Safari.  So sad that they discontinued Safari for Windows.  I wish they would embrace other web browser with iCloud Control Panel in Windows.  It will only sync with Safari and Internet Explorer :(.

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It was firefox up until recently, when I changed it to Chrome.

 

Chrome was faster, and just felt better. Might be changing my mind though with Chrome's latest update messing up omnibox.

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Internet Explorer for Mac 5.2.3

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Internet Explorer for Mac 5.2.3

How does your iMac G3 running Panther work for you after all these years?

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I'm using Safari.

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One thing I've found strange about Chrome's DNS cache is how quickly items expire from it, they're gone within a minute or so. I know Firefox is changing how they look up DNS stuff (more in line with Chrome) by skipping the OS resolver entirely, and using something like unbound for DNSSEC validation (And hopefully bypassing the OS X issue that causes it to randomly disable IPv6 connections for a host)

 

Well, the major problem I have with it, is when I need to edit my hosts file to point to a specific server for any particular website (which I do often as I work in clustered environments). I have to quit Firefox and restart it before any hosts changes take effect. Usually I just use Safari at this point.

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I use Chrome at work and home :)

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Well, the major problem I have with it, is when I need to edit my hosts file to point to a specific server for any particular website (which I do often as I work in clustered environments). I have to quit Firefox and restart it before any hosts changes take effect. Usually I just use Safari at this point.

If you do ?+Shift+R to reload the page then Firefox will ignore the DNS (and page) cache and it should work then.

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If you do ?+Shift+R to reload the page then Firefox will ignore the DNS (and page) cache and it should work then.

 

 

Might have to try that then, thanks.

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