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Opera 9.5 gives Firefox 3 a run for its money

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on June 21, 2008 02:41 PM
The most important and common action I take with my browser is saving pictures. I collect them, I have millions (and none are porn, thank you). Opera still kicks ass as the fastest photo downloader. It saves them i-n-s-t-a-n-t-l-y, whereas in FF the same actions is delayed, sometimes seconds. Opera even lets you save pictures in pages that are somehow "protected", FF just displays whatever error mssg the webmaster wants to give you like "This picture is copyrighted".

This new FF still has the dumb ass default as the prev version: It doesn't display tabs when there's only one page open, it downloads directly to God-knows-where instead of asking where yo save every file, it shrinks pictures to fit in the page (which is slower), and so on.

I use both, but Opera about 95% of the time.


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