"no matter how you choose to browse"?
I choose to browse without Chromium.
Browser maker Vivaldi today rolled out an update for its eponymous surfing tool, laying claim to some impressive performance gains as well as adding native support for Apple's M1. Of most interest to the majority of users will be the performance gains of the Chromium-based browser, with new tabs opening twice as fast and a new …
You can get versions without the Googly bits (which is what I prefer).
If there's one thing that Chromium is miles ahead on, it is proper, full on, well working WebRTC support. Firefox is coming along, but the quickest way to get WebRTC going is to grab a version from the "ungoogled" links above and access whatever Jitsi server you have set up.
Personally I'm going to look at the experimental email client. Now Thunderbird is not getting that much love from the foundation there may be scope for someone to do something better across all platforms.
Tab opening is indeed very much snappier. Weirdly it's even faster on my diddy RPi 4B then on my grown-up computer. If only it had embedded FTTP then filling the page might be snappier still ;-)
I'm presuming they haven't got round to an officially supported ARM64 repository yet. It's a pain not being able to update via apt.
But otherwise thank you for possibly the best Chromium based browser to run alongside Firefox. It pains me that trying ween folks off Chrome/Chromium itself is as hard as in the old days when IE6 was the bane of any sentient IT person's life.
To me that sounds like marketing fluff, bragging about a nice-sounding feature actually not really changing anything, but which will eventually sound valuable if you insist hard enough.
One useful thing would be to re-introduce text menus. So many applications now use their own idiosyncratic sets of icons that mastering multiple applications is becoming like reading ancient Egyptian. Because multiple separate cultures combined into a single Egyptian empire, ultimately multiple hieroglyphs represented the same concept and single hieroglyphs represented multiple concepts. The result was (as now) inevitably confusion, not clarity (which is what icons are supposedly for).
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