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Good advice! I'm 63, and no one in my family has ever lived to 90. Yet "advisors" are still suggesting that I buy 30 year Treasury bills. I think it was much harder to get a stock broker license when I did, than it is today.
It natively reads EPUB files, and acts as not a bad book reader at all.
Even if you load a reader extension on Chrome, it's really quite a poor reader, or at least the one I found is.
Never thought I'd find anything good to say about the execrable Edge, but I'm glad I did.
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I recently assembled a PC for home and I noticed that Chrome took really long to load a site, first I thought that my Internet was bad, but noticed that the Wifi was working fine. And when I used edge, it loaded all sites pretty fast on the same connection. I'm starting to like it for browsing purposes. For reading, I use Sumatra PDF.
I went with Sumatra PDF too, Adobe was getting like chrome, memory hog, way too often firing off to check for updates
chrome default install has it checking EVERY 10 MINUTES for updates - I guess even google realities chrome is so bad it needs to check that often for fixes - too bad if you're on a pay-by-volume/time connection (which sometimes I am) - which is why I'll remove chrome wherever I see it, these days it's just badly done: wastes memory, these days getting slow it wastes your time, and for many now wastes money too! Google, "do no harm" - well done.
Once upon a time internet explorer was the biggest browser - because the masses had no idea how to get something better.
Now chrome is the biggest for exactly the same reason - the dumb masses have no clue how to get something better.
That's the trend these days, we are losing more and more control over our computers and devices. They are now services owned and run by companies, you don't really own your system anymore. That's also why we keep getting non-optional updates forced on us with "fixes" that serve the needs of the company and advertisers rather than the needs of the end users.
Edge is actually not that bad. Chrome is going little bit downhill IMHO. It has become considerably slower and number of background processes it now creates are increasing day by day (reminds of FF; don't know if foxie has changed). Still, Chrome is what I use all the time. Few more proper updates to edge and I might jump the ship.
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