1. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I'm done with Safari...on Mac anyway. After spending nearly 3 hours to do what should only take 30 minutes tops because of constant pinwheeling....I'm done. I'll see what other browsers can actually handle workflow. It's not my internet, not when I get between 500-600mbps down on Google Fiber. So it must be Safari, going to try Chrome for a bit, though I hear that's starting to go the way of Firefox. Anyone else ditch Safari for another browser? What browser do you use now?
    05-15-2017 01:34 AM
  2. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    I'm still on Safari but I'm not having an issue. I use Chrome for the times when I need Flash, because there are still web sites out there that want to use Flash for some awful reason.
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    05-15-2017 05:13 AM
  3. ItnStln511's Avatar
    I only use Safari to download Chrome, then it's never used again.

    going to try Chrome for a bit, though I hear that's starting to go the way of Firefox.
    What do you mean by this? I'm just curious as I haven't used Firefox in ages.
    05-15-2017 06:40 AM
  4. Matty's Avatar
    Been using safari for about 5+ years now and I've never thought about switching. Always works wonderfully

    Maybe try Internet Explorer. I've heard good things about it 😂 lol

    If I had to choose another one, I would probably take Google Chrome or Opera. They seem to be doing a good job.
    05-15-2017 07:55 AM
  5. ItnStln511's Avatar
    Been using safari for about 5+ years now and I've never thought about switching. Always works wonderfully

    Maybe try Internet Explorer. I've heard good things about it 😂 lol

    If I had to choose another one, I would probably take Google Chrome or Opera. They seem to be doing a good job.
    I've heard that the new Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is nice. But, like Safari, I only use it to install Chrome.
    05-15-2017 09:24 AM
  6. Matty's Avatar
    I've heard that the new Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is nice. But, like Safari, I only use it to install Chrome.
    Very important to note that the new browser is not just a renamed "Internet Explorer". It's a totally different web browser called "Microsoft Edge" which is replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all devices Definitely leaps and bounds better. Nothing wrong with using Safari to download Chrome, i actually really like Chrome and use it at school everyday but Safari just works for me so i don't feel the need to change something thats working fine at the moment.
    05-15-2017 09:45 AM
  7. Kilwillie's Avatar
    I've heard that the new Internet Explorer on Windows 10 is nice. But, like Safari, I only use it to install Chrome.
    Actually it's the same old IE on Windows 10 (11). They have a new browser called Microsoft Edge which is a definite improvement, but I still used Firefox on Win.
    05-15-2017 09:45 AM
  8. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I only use Safari to download Chrome, then it's never used again.



    What do you mean by this? I'm just curious as I haven't used Firefox in ages.
    I'm trying to remember what it is, it's been a while and I can't remember if it came up in discussion or a quick glance while browsing. I believe it has to do with how Firefox became convoluted and didn't update enough and started crashing frequently which is why people went to Chrome. I'll share any major issues I run into, so far it's running much faster than Safari.
    05-15-2017 09:45 AM
  9. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I'm still on Safari but I'm not having an issue. I use Chrome for the times when I need Flash, because there are still web sites out there that want to use Flash for some awful reason.
    That's how I was, and Safari is great for casual web browsing. If you try to do work though, Safari loses it. Safari bogs down to near un-usability when I post my reviews. It's a probably a combination of Safari, the Grammarly extension, and macOS beta, but it really does become unusable for posting my reviews.
    05-15-2017 09:49 AM
  10. ItnStln511's Avatar
    Very important to note that the new browser is not just a renamed "Internet Explorer". It's a totally different web browser called "Microsoft Edge" which is replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all devices Definitely leaps and bounds better. Nothing wrong with using Safari to download Chrome, i actually really like Chrome and use it at school everyday but Safari just works for me so i don't feel the need to change something thats working fine at the moment.
    Actually it's the same old IE on Windows 10 (11). They have a new browser called Microsoft Edge which is a definite improvement, but I still used Firefox on Win.
    My apologies, I forgot about Microsoft Edge!
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    05-15-2017 10:11 AM
  11. ItnStln511's Avatar
    I'm trying to remember what it is, it's been a while and I can't remember if it came up in discussion or a quick glance while browsing. I believe it has to do with how Firefox became convoluted and didn't update enough and started crashing frequently which is why people went to Chrome. I'll share any major issues I run into, so far it's running much faster than Safari.
    I vaguely remember reading somewhere that a lot of the Firefox developers went to Chrome, so that's kind of what I was thinking.
    05-15-2017 10:12 AM
  12. Annie_i6s's Avatar
    My only experience with Safari has been on my iPhone and iPad, so I'm really not used to it at all. At work, I use Chrome, and sometimes IE (because certain programs I have to use will only work on IE). I much prefer Chrome, and when I used a laptop about home, I used Chrome exclusively. It's interesting to read about Microsoft Edge, but I'm not sure it's supported yet by the IT department here at work. It's definitely worth checking into!
    05-15-2017 10:39 AM
  13. Quis89's Avatar
    I'm a Chrome user on my work Macbook pro. I use Safari on my home Macbook Pro. I use Safari on my phone.

    Chrome is nice at handling excessive tabs and it works well for power users. But it can get resource hungry at times. I just like how it syncs across all my devices by simply signing in. At work, we're a Google institution. So its easier to use Chrome. I'd recommend it if you're not happy with Safari. Some of our users use Firefox but only because some websites require it.
    05-15-2017 11:06 AM
  14. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    I don't have any problems with Safari ...
    05-15-2017 03:33 PM
  15. timocrates's Avatar
    My only experience with Safari has been on my iPhone and iPad, so I'm really not used to it at all. ‪!
    What I literally hate about Safari on the iPad is how if you flip to landscape it will present the bookmarks over half the screen! There doesn't appear to be any way to correct this obvious flaw. It's like you look at a movie marquee in the lobby then go sit for the movie and half the screen is taken up with that blasted marquee. I can't imagine why this is so!

    And there doesn't seem to be any way to delete all open tabs with Chrome.
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    05-15-2017 05:35 PM
  16. danieltank's Avatar
    I'm a former Windows user so I use Chrome. I just want to have all my old data including accounts, passwords, bookmark so don't want to switch to Safari. However, experience with Chrome is still better.
    05-15-2017 07:59 PM
  17. Kilwillie's Avatar
    I'm impressed with how well Safari works on my newest devices now that it can use an ad blocker. It's all I'm using now.
    05-15-2017 08:58 PM
  18. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I don't have any problems with Safari ...
    I'll link the post I was working on when I really really noticed how horrendous Safari is for workflow, when it's live. Should be sometime this week.
    05-15-2017 09:22 PM
  19. robertk328's Avatar
    My apologies, I forgot about Microsoft Edge!
    Me, too!
    05-16-2017 06:02 AM
  20. robertk328's Avatar
    I'm done with Safari...on Mac anyway. After spending nearly 3 hours to do what should only take 30 minutes tops because of constant pinwheeling....I'm done. I'll see what other browsers can actually handle workflow. It's not my internet, not when I get between 500-600mbps down on Google Fiber. So it must be Safari, going to try Chrome for a bit, though I hear that's starting to go the way of Firefox. Anyone else ditch Safari for another browser? What browser do you use now?
    I quit using Chrome when I got my MBP because it was always showing up in the battery meter as a battery hog. I believe they have since fixed that (apparently according to updates). I still use Safari though as it's what I'm used to now, and have it setup the way I like it. I also use the Reading List feature a bunch (though on Chrome at work since there is no Safari I use Pocket with an IFTTT recipe to add them)

    I've had pinwheel on occasion but not very often, and not enough to make me want to stop using Safari.
    05-16-2017 06:05 AM
  21. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I quit using Chrome when I got my MBP because it was always showing up in the battery meter as a battery hog. I believe they have since fixed that (apparently according to updates). I still use Safari though as it's what I'm used to now, and have it setup the way I like it. I also use the Reading List feature a bunch (though on Chrome at work since there is no Safari I use Pocket with an IFTTT recipe to add them)

    I've had pinwheel on occasion but not very often, and not enough to make me want to stop using Safari.
    Safari is great for casual browsing, once you start trying to do any real work in Safari though, it's useless. So far I'm having much better luck with Chrome, which also has a Reading List.
    05-16-2017 06:07 AM
  22. robertk328's Avatar
    Safari is great for casual browsing, once you start trying to do any real work in Safari though, it's useless. So far I'm having much better luck with Chrome, which also has a Reading List.
    I guess I don't know what "real work in Safari" is? I've had a bunch of browser tabs open, some with posts to read, some with posts to post, etc. Now and then it'll say Safari is a battery hog but not that often. Mostly with a ton of tabs
    05-16-2017 06:24 AM
  23. metllicamilitia's Avatar
    I guess I don't know what "real work in Safari" is? I've had a bunch of browser tabs open, some with posts to read, some with posts to post, etc. Now and then it'll say Safari is a battery hog but not that often. Mostly with a ton of tabs
    For me, it's not even that intensive really. A bunch of text, a program checking said text, trying to attach images and put in links. It's hard to call that "real work," but it is more than casual browsing. Still enough to render Safari useless.
    05-16-2017 06:27 AM
  24. robertk328's Avatar
    For me, it's not even that intensive really. A bunch of text, a program checking said text, trying to attach images and put in links. It's hard to call that "real work," but it is more than casual browsing. Still enough to render Safari useless.
    Oh, ha! NO worries.
    05-16-2017 06:30 AM
  25. Hendri kusliawan's Avatar
    I use safari because it has stock ability for reading mode and reading list. Useful for me to read web novel :v Can chrome do that ?
    05-16-2017 07:53 AM
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