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JorgeA

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http://www.slimjet.com/en/

 

Anybody here have tried this yet, and what do you think?

 

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http://www.slimjet.com/en/

 

Anybody here have tried this yet, and what do you think?

 

--JorgeA

Please tell me WHICH ones (among the "features" here):

http://www.slimjet.c...featurelist.php

most of which highlighted in "screenshots":

http://www.slimjet.c...screenshots.php

would make you actually want to try it. :unsure:

 

JALCD ;) <- Just Another Lousy Chrome Derivative

 

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Would it be correct to conclude that you see no particular raison d'être for this browser?
 

I didn't find much in the way of special privacy features, but it did look interesting that it has a built-in video downloader. The option to stop all GIF animations might come in handy, depending on how quickly it can be enabled/disabled compared to, say, Internet Explorer. (Don't know how it compares to Chrome in that regard... or any other regard, for that matter. ;) )

 

(Note that I'm asking for opinions about this browser, not endorsing it.)

 

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Would it be correct to conclude that you see no particular raison d'être for this browser?

Not at all :), I see no particular raison d'être for this browser limited to my uses of a browser, I am pretty sure that lots of people would not be able to live without features such as:

Instant photo upload
Automatically shrink photo to decimate photo uploading time.
Photo salon
Frame and enhance photos right before they are uploaded.

 

Weather condition and forecast
Give current weather condition right on the toolbar. 7-day forecast information is one-click away.

 

 

I asked which one you found interesting and you pointed out the built-in video downloader, which is - like everyone else's - a very good reason. :yes: but  - since I very rarely (if ever) happen to actually download a video, it doesn't apply to me.

 

From the number and kind of features it offers it seems to me like it offers REDUCED security/privacy oriented settings, you know, like:

QuickFill form filler
Let you open the page and sign in in one step.

 

 

One-click Facebook integration
Share your online activities on facebook with a single click

 

 

Integrate with popular web services
Easily share the current page on various web services such as Twitter, Google Plus, Blogger, Wordpress, Gmail, Hotmail, StumbleUpon.

 

 

Enhanced autofill from predefined identity information
Added support of login id and preferred password to the autofill feature available in Chrome.

 

 

Allow mixed-mode http/https content
Added option to allow mixed http/https content to run properly.

 

 

I may change the acronym to YACBBS (Yet Another Chromium Based Browser Spinoff) however ;):

http://www.msfn.org/...-2#entry1067273

 

jaclaz






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