New Firefox Browser is up

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  1. drakethib

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    Seems to run a lot faster
     
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  3. Annette_VA

    Annette_VA DIS Veteran

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    I just pulled it down last night. I've always used IE, but I tried Firefox for a bit and it seems cool. :thumbsup2 Gotta get used to where everything is now.
     
  4. trivial

    trivial Matt in Toronto

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    Once you switch from IE to Firefox, you don't go back. ;) I abhor using IE now.
     
  5. UrsulasShadow

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    I absolutely refuse to use IE, unless I absolutely have to. Love Firefox.
     
  6. DanaAustinChelsea

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    I agree, once you use the Firefox, there is no going back to slug slow Explorer!
     
  7. chirurgeon

    chirurgeon I am a delicate flower and need my sleep.

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    Does Firefox work on MAC? I am liking Safari at this point. Just wondered.

    Kim
     
  8. Annette_VA

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    There is a mac version
    http://www.cnet.com/firefox-3/

    (I'm sure there's a place on mozilla.org to download it, but this is the first place I found it :) )
     
  9. trivial

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  10. Home@WL

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    I find Firefox to be far superior to Safari on the Mac. Speed is better, and the huge amount of extensions that you can add on to Firefox give a lot to the user experience. And the new Firefox 3 is even better than previous versions. :thumbsup2
     
  11. starwood

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    Have most of the plug-ins been updated also? I tried version 3 beta but none of my plug-ins were compatible.
     
  12. trivial

    trivial Matt in Toronto

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    About 75% of my addons have been updated, and the other 25% I'm realizing I don't ever use. :)
     
  13. Geef

    Geef A persona of a cartoon

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    What is FoxFire, and what does it do?
     
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    Yea...What Geef said!
     
  15. trivial

    trivial Matt in Toronto

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    Firefox is an web browser, like Internet Explorer, only better. It's faster, more secure, easier to use, has some great user-friendly features, and has hundreds of "addons" that you can download to add functionality (just about anything you can think of). It's been out for 4-5 years, but the latest major update, Firefox 3.0, just came out a few days ago. It's the second-most popular web browser, with nearly 20% of Internet users using it.

    It can be downloaded here: http://www.getfirefox.com
     
  16. Annette_VA

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    So, I've been using Firefox for a few weeks now and I love it! :thumbsup2

    I've been browsing all the add-ons and I just pulled down the Foxmarks Bookmark Syncronizer and Clipmarks.

    What other ones do y'all use?

    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
  17. robertgp124

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    Try ForecastFox. It puts some information about the current weather conditions and forecast in the bottom right border of your browser. There's also a small icon you can click for the current radar. You can customize what info you want displayed. I just have the current conditions and the forecast for the next two days. You can customize it to include things like humidity, sunrise, sunset, wind, etc. I really can't do without it.
     
  18. OlyWaguy

    OlyWaguy Needs more leg room!!

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    I love Piclens. It's great for searching/veiwing images and videos . Real time saver when it comes to looking for images. It kinda has an Iphone feel to it. They have it out now for IE and Firefox 3 in both PC and Mac flavors.
    [​IMG]
     
  19. SteveInBrooklyn

    SteveInBrooklyn Ah, Florida! Beautiful weather, harsh penal system

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    Firefox seems fine, but I'm happy with IE. I see no reason to change right now.
     
  20. OKW Lover

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    AddBlock Plus.
     
  21. DLBDS

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    I've been using Firefox for about 3 years, I guess. Love it!
     

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