Lunchtime Wrap: Browser Speeds & Web Printing

Didn't catch Lifehacker on Wednesday? Here's the best posts you missed.

Browser Speed Tests: Safari 5, Firefox 3.6, Chrome 6, Opera 10.6 Beta Apple’s stepped up with Safari 5, Firefox has brought forth a more crash-proof 3.6 and Opera’s continuing to push forward in betas. Let’s break out the timer and testing software to see how the latest browsers run on real hardware.

HP Printer Apps: Interesting Idea, Still Not There Yet HP’s ePrint strategy is designed to make it easier to print through applications that run through a touchscreen printer console or by sending documents to print to an email address. Unfortunately, Lifehacker’s testing of the service suggested that it isn’t yet ready for the mass market.

Do Mobile Email Signatures Get On Your Goat? Smart phones are invariably configured to add a “Sent from my iPhone” or “Sent from my BlackBerry” signature. While their presence often reflects users who can’t be bothered (or don’t how) to change default settings, they can also convey a dismissive attitude to the recipient.

How Does The Newly Released uTorrent For Mac Compare To Transmission? Popular Windows BitTorrent client uTorrent just released its first stable 1.0 client for Mac yesterday, but most users are sceptical about leaving Mac favourite Transmission (which recently reached the 2.0 milestone). Here’s how the two stack up against one another.


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