Group Test: 6 of the Best Web Browsers

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GINOCROC

It is sort of silly to laud Firefox for being so extensible and then damn it for relying on its add-ons to do the blocking. I'm not sure about everything, but I bet that Firefox is at the top of almost any feature list when you include the add-ons.

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Kwantify

I love the finesse Chrome has but find that when I'm e-filing documents in Federal Courts, Chrome simply does not work (read=completely unable to upload documents onto court's website); so I use Safari with the Courts and Chrome for everything else. Speed seems the same to me, but what do I know.- I'm no techie : )

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CallMeYoDaddy

You guys really dropped the ball here. What's the point in comparing Safari 5 when version 6 is about to be released in July? You can download the beta version for Lion and Mountain Lion now. I'm running Safari 6 in Mountain Lion and it's much faster and feature filled than version 5. Also Sleipnir is not that bad at all. It's based on Webkit so it's blazing fast and has a very unique approach to a browser UI. Also the guys at Sleipnir had pinch to zoom in on open tabs first now it's implemented in Safari 6.

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Ves

Chrome as a built in bookmark sync if you a profile.

Nice overall review.

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jack jack jack

iCab was just updated

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brandonwalkermedia

Wow Safari They tested must not be Apple's. Where the one they tested fails Apple's does great, and does great where they are worst at

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shanecbryson

Their review was spot on with my experience.

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claidheamdanns

Safari's address bar is already set to unify in Mountain Lion, so that really should not have been an issue here, I think. Besides, I hate unified address bars anyway. Maybe that's because when I am typing in an address, I already know exactly where I'm going. If I don't know, that's when I use the search field. I've always hated the unified approach, because I hate having to do a two-step to get to the site I want to go to.

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shanecbryson

Seems to you have things a bit backwards. If anything, not having a unified address bar is the two-step. Where is this second step you are referring to in a unified bar?

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