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Old 09-02-2008, 02:50 PM   #1
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Google Chrome

I just downloaded and installed the Google Chrome browser.

After all of 30 minutes using it, it seems to be "snappier" than IE or Firefox.
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:54 PM   #2
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I assume you are using an Apple computer as the press release says it will only work with Apple software.

If this is not correct please advise.
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:58 PM   #3
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No, I have a REAL computer.

(flame suit on!)
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:08 PM   #4
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Please tell me more.

Is this a standalone browser or are you using it under IE or Fire Fox?

Any and all information would be great.
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:20 PM   #5
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maybe you should google it.

(I actually heard the opposite: works on pc; not mac...yet.)
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:23 PM   #6
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Dennis... is it a beta version?

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Old 09-02-2008, 03:23 PM   #7
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Looks like it retains one of the major shortcomings of Google. The mining of information from your computer. It doesn't have a way to block cookies.
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:39 PM   #8
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Dennis... is it a beta version?

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Hi Roger,

I'm sure it is. Version is 0.2.149.27

It was just released this afternoon.

Is anything Google does NOT a beta version?
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Old 09-02-2008, 03:46 PM   #9
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It's only in windoze so I had to reboot from ubuntu to try it, but it looks great. Soon we take over the world. I've been waiting for my chance to buy my t-mobile G-phone the 17th of the month. Android and 3g looks good. I guess I am a google fanboy.
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:08 PM   #10
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Flashback..

Is the G-phone really available on the 17th? I know they were rushing it to market, just curious. I wont be camping out for one, but would definately be interested. Curently with t-mobile, not interested in going with AT/T.
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:08 PM   #11
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It doesn't have a way to block cookies.
Say what? You couldn't have made that post if you didn't "allow cookies from trusted sites." This is a fact of life. A retail shopping basket and any forums post is held in a cookie via your browser until you click 'submit.' It's surprising that we don't have more tech queries about people unable to post -- which they couldn't do if they hadn't set their browser to accept 'em. Macs. PCs. All the same. Was it Marie Antoinette who said, "Let them eat cookies...?" Give me oatmeal pecan chocolate chip with craisins.

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Old 09-02-2008, 04:15 PM   #12
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I just downloaded it.

Seems kinda nice. Would be better if it was called polished aluminum.

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Old 09-02-2008, 04:31 PM   #13
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Say what? You couldn't have made that post if you didn't "allow cookies from trusted sites." This is a fact of life. A retail shopping basket and any forums post is held in a cookie via your browser until you click 'submit.' It's surprising that we don't have more tech queries about people unable to post -- which they couldn't do if they hadn't set their browser to accept 'em. Macs. PCs. All the same. Was it Marie Antoinette who said, "Let them eat cookies...?" Give me oatmeal pecan chocolate chip with craisins.

Kirk out.
Yes there are sites that I have accepted cookies from. Maybe 10% of those I use. In days of old one would go in periodically and dump cookies because they were slowing down the computer. Now with the advances of technology one can select whether to accept a cookie for the duration of a session or to deny it all together. Fire Fox offers this feature. It appears Chrome does not. I consider this a major shortfall.

This is a good review of Chrome
First Test of Chrome Google€™s New Browser: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance
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Old 09-02-2008, 04:34 PM   #14
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Howie, I thought of the settings you brought up after I responded. I will agree that Google is a 'big brother' intrusive site when it comes to mining people who use any of their offerings.
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Old 09-02-2008, 05:53 PM   #15
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Very zippy... easier to read... I like it!
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Chrome is not avail for OSX yet, only Winblows.

I would have significant concerns using a web browser made by a search engine. How much data will it allow to in or out? This is in direct response to IE 8 where a user can block info that helps Google target ads. I would be more content using a 3rd party like Opera, Safari, Firefox, etc.
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Old 09-02-2008, 07:24 PM   #17
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I just downloaded it.

Seems kinda nice. Would be better if it was called polished aluminum.

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Is the G-phone really available on the 17th? I know they were rushing it to market, just curious. I wont be camping out for one, but would definately be interested. Curently with t-mobile, not interested in going with AT/T.

Well..... it's available to pre order on the 17th but there are a couple ifs....
You have to be an existing t-mobile customer to pre-order AND the new G3 network has to be available in your zipcode.

TmoNews Blog Archive Here she is…
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read the user agreement

You give Google the right to remove, modify or insert data instream to what you are viewing. This means they may place ads that do not originate from the web page you are viewing or prevent you from seeing the complete information you are requesting.

Google reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Content from any Service.


Also, you give Google free use of any copyright material you own if presented via their web interface, such as blogs or video or pictures

By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services.
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