To all MacBook users:
Since the new MacOS version cuts the Safari extensions, I would like to get an idea which browser you use on your portable Mac (and why). Boosts welcome!
@ices Firefox is good, safe and stable / secure. But its a lot slower than Google Chrome.
@ices Microsoft is slowly bringing Chromium Edge to all platforms. This could be a good opportunity. It is Chrome without Google but with all the plugin possibilities.
@AndyGER I would love to use Firefox, but Safari is so energy efficient..
@ices Firefox really works well on a Linux system. But with Windows and Mac it is so slow compared to others. If you like it easy and clean then go for Chrome and try out the new Chromium Edge Browser. It may become a heavyweight challenger to Google.
@AndyGER @ices lol yes, without Google, but with Microsoft https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/8/18300772/microsoft-google-services-removed-changed-chromium-edge-browser
"Websites" can hardly compare that. Especially comparing MBs or so is difficult.
Fact is, Chromium and Firefox are FLOSS. Edge is not. Edge replaces Chrome's proprietary tracking with MS tracking.
In Firefox, you can at least trust what you change/disable is disabled. And they e.g. also honor DNT for their internal services.
@ices Never was much of a Safari user, so I didn't even know about the discontinuation of the extensions. Used Firefox before I switched to macOS and just continued. And I simply don't trust Chrome.
@ices What do you mean by cuts Safari extensions?
@js Extension Gallery is taken down. Extensions habe to be in the App Store
@ices So why is that a bad thing? It means extensions are now properly sandboxed and your adblocker can no longer steal all your login credentials.
@js Right, but not all extensions will be possible in the new format
@ices Like what? AFAIK you can still have extensions that modify content?
@ices Safari cuts support for extensions, like uBlock and 1password? wtf?
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