Can anyone out there recommend a new browser that is not Opera, IE, or FireFox based that is customizable and works as it is designed?
FireFox’s built-in updater is garbage. It has never worked for me. Every time FireFox needs an update, I have to completely uninstall it, download all my extensions, reinstall the browser, restore my extensions, and restore my bookmarks. Even then, some of my extensions just don’t work (user agent switcher, view in IE, etc).
FireFox has horrible support for Flash. It took me six or eight attempts at uninstalling and reinstalling Flash last night just to get it to work, and even then, it is very slow.
FireFox is crap, it really is. It is the “Apple” of browsers. Mozilla has all these fan boys convinced that they are the best thing in the world, but when it comes down to it, it is just a nice spec sheet with poor implementation (from a user perspective).
It seems to be a cobbled together browser made by people who are fine allowing their users to get frustrated when built-in features do not work. It doesn’t even come close to having a shot at taking down IE until they make it so that non-geeks can use it without having any problems.
Hey Mozilla Foundation– you suck, and your products suck too. Take a lesson from Skype, and make your product’s slogan “It Just Works.” If it doesn’t “just work,” then I’m not going to use it. I’m sick of spending my days trying to figure out why my browser won’t load a page, or why the upgrade ate my settings, or why my browser is taking up 100MB of RAM. I’m sick of having to CtrlAltDel and kill the FireFox.exe process because it just decided to disappear, bless its heart.
So, any suggestions?