This is going to be a nerdy one.
Firefox 4: Mozilla made a big deal about how Firefox would start using the computer’s GPU to help render web pages. Well, pages do render faster, especially high-end pages. However, the downside is that the font rendering is crap.
This is with the D2D turned on:
This is without D2D turned on:
(and yes, you’d need a closer look to tell the difference).
What sucks is that the whole program is affected. It’s not just the pages that have horrible looking fonts; the actual program itself looks like crap, too.
I suppose I’ll just leave that turned off until it’s fixed.