Firefox’s blazing speed with huge numbers of tabs leaves Chrome in the dust

Computer Hardware

As you may be aware, Chrome has something of a reputation for being a resource hog, and rival Firefox is aiming to hit Google’s browser in this potential Achilles heel with news that it has hugely streamlined memory usage when lots of tabs are open.

And we mean lots of tabs. As Mozilla developer Dietrich Ayala explains, he did some testing with Firefox having 1,691 tabs open – yes, 1,691 – and found that while the current version of the browser (54) was very sluggish to start up and used a lot of system memory (unsurprisingly), Firefox 55 (currently in beta testing) and 56 make massive strides on both these fronts.

According to Ayala’s benc…
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Chopi – an App to Learn First Numbers is Free Today

Software

Wulum Ltd. announced that for the first time since its release, a full version of “Chopi, a game story to learn numbers from 1 to 10” is completely free to download from the App Store. Chopi is a game played completely with the accelerometer, which is a feature that kids love for the interaction it offers. The App offers a great graphical design and beautiful music with different variations along the adventure. Enjoy an approach to mathematics by using gaming, storytelling, music & interaction….
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