Posted on: September 4, 2008

I spent yesterday afternoon testing out Chrome and have started my brief review. If you are currently working off of Firefox the differences are subtle; if you’re still on IE then it’ll be a big update for you. 

What I like: 

1) Pop-up blocker lets you easily retrieve pop-ups without having to go into your settings to allow pop-ups for the page and then reload. 

2) Start screen is a snapshot of my most frequently visited pages, which I love! 

3) Streamlined look condensed tool bar with the same bookmarking feature of Firefox. 

4) Search Bar is really similar to the Firefox Awesome bar which is one of my favorite features of Firefox. 

What still needs to be improved: 

1) No add-ons as yet. I love my Firefox music add on which allows me to control my itunes in my browser and a blog posting tool. 

2) Issues with certain windows. Some links on Facebook and Current TV don’t work in my Chrome browser. I can’t click open replies to comments on any Current comment thread. 

3) Goggle can track everything I do and apparently has rights to everything I do. This made big news in blogs and apparently the terms of service are being revised to take those provisions out which will then apply to all of us who already agreed to those terms. As an advertiser I’m not opposed to the tracking but as a blogger I am seriously against Google claiming the ownership rights to anything I do using their browser. 

4) I wanted something super innovative and Chrome seems like a different take on Firefox. 

Its not a spectacular – you must download now – product. But I think it’ll do a lot in the way of innovation for the web and certainly it will boost Google.

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


  • RT @knowncitizen: Stop getting distracted by Trump’s bizarre tweets. Focus. Call your rep and ask them to stand up for what’s right for… 6 hours ago
  • RT @JoeBiden: Every patriotic American who is qualified to serve in our military should be able to serve. Full stop. 6 hours ago
  • RT @jonfavs: White House admits they're kicking thousands out of the military in order to pick up votes in 2018.… 14 hours ago
  • RT @Evan_McMullin: Your son, son-in-law & chairman met with representatives of the Kremlin to discuss Russian espionage, which your son enc… 1 day ago
  • RT @mattmfm: Every major patients' rights group in the country took out a full-page ad in today's New York Times to urge a No vote on Obama… 1 day ago
September 2008
« Aug   Oct »
%d bloggers like this: