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Google Chrome

A web browser built for speed, stability and security.

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Avg rating of 3.3 (136)| 189 comments
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Google Chrome Features

  1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsGoogle Chrome can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
  2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
  3.  Website TranslationGoogle Chrome uses a built-in translator to translate content into any language in real time.
  4.  Dark ModeGoogle Chrome supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
  5.  Integrated Password ManagerGoogle Chrome lets you access all the passwords you’ve saved across your different devices.
  6.  PortableGoogle Chrome can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.

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  • Developed byGoogle
  • LicensingProprietary and Free product.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.3 (136 ratings)
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giamoss
  
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I was a die-hard Chrome fan for quite a few years, but recently I've mostly switched over to the un-hyped browser Waterfox. For some reason, I've never really liked Firefox much but I really just mesh well with the style of Waterfox - if you're looking for a browser that can match or even surpass Google Chrome in quality and style, check out Waterfox and see how you like it.

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SecurityChecker
  
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PRO's Intergrated with all Google things Bookmark Syncing between devices Extensions sync between all desktop computers Huge extention and theme selection CON's Resource hungry The UI is a little outdated (Chrome is going to release a new UI It can be activated right now!) No built-in VPN or Adblocker (Adblocker is included but only blocks spam ads) Tracks its users

Bottom line: If your computer is powerful it should run Chrome pretty well and that huge selection of extensions is great! But the tracking is terrible. If you want to know how to enable the new UI here are the steps: Visit: chrome://flags/#top-chrome-md Then in “UI Layout for the browser’s top chrome” change the option from default to refresh (With touch screens Change Default to Touch Refresh) Press the restart button and enjoy the new Chrome! I do not use Chrome as my daily browser I use Mozilla Firefox icon Mozilla Firefox , Opera icon Opera Is another really great browser.

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PRO's "Intergrated with all Google things" => not sure it's an avantage "Bookmark Syncing between devices" => Firefox Sync "Extensions sync between all desktop computers" => Firefox Sync "Huge extention and theme selection" => just because Chrome is the 1st web browser

CON's Tracks its users => switch to Firefox ;-)

When Google Chrome imposes its rules (already done ?), don't blame it because they will make bad decisions for users.

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Francewhoa
  
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Strength: • Widely use

Challenge: • Google Chrome spies on you. By default Google Chrome tracks your activity on the internet. Via sync, cookies, and various methods. After Google collected your information, they sell it in covert ways to total strangers. This is part of Google business model. This is your reminder that Google is a for profit corporation. By collecting your data and linking it to you, Google put you at risk for data breaches. Source 1: ______• https://usamash.org/science/google-chrome-tracking-browser-logging-people-26666466 ______• Archived at https://archive.fo/HlNtn

Source 2: ______• https://www.zdnet.com/article/want-google-to-track-you-less-get-an-iphone-ditch-the-android/ ______• Archived at https://archive.fo/jSJWQ

Source 3: ______• https://medium.com/digitalprivacywise/why-you-should-stop-using-google-chrome-6c934c9a827c ______• Archived at https://archive.fo/obRNf

• Google Chrome is own by a for-profit corporation. It is not owned by a not-for-profit community. Usually a corporation first priority is to hoard money. Not serve you and protect your privacy.

Suggestion: • Use Mozilla Firefox instead of Chrome. Because Firefox does NOT spy on you. With Firefox those spy features are still available, but they are all deactivated by default. Try Firefox at https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/

• Firefox version 60+ (Quantum) is presently FASTER than Chrome and use less memory than Chrome. Compare to previous versions of Firefox, the Quantum version is twice as fast, promote parallelism, and has more intuitive user interface. ______• Video at https://youtu.be/n6wiRyKkmKc ______• Read more and see performance test results at https://blog.mozilla.org/firefox/quantum-performance-test/ ______• Article at https://lifehacker.com/why-you-should-switch-from-google-chrome-to-firefox-1821879163 ______• Archived article at https://archive.fo/XJEz7

• Firefox code is owned by a NOT-for-profit community. The Mozilla Foundation. Usually a real not-for-profit organization first priority is to serve you and protect your privacy. Not spy on you, not hoard money.

• If you need even stronger privacy than Firefox, you might be interested in Tor Browser at https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en Which is powered by Firefox.

Using: • Chrome 70 at 64-bit • Firefox 63 at 64-bit • Debian 9 Stretch at 64-bit • GNOME 3.22

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RemovedUser
  
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Google Chrome sets the standard for fast and secure browsing. It is the first to receive security updates, new features like Site Isolation, and exploit mitigations. Most other Chromium forks are slower to update or degrade security in some way (e.g. Ungoogled Chromium disables CRLsets). I believe most people, including those who wish to have privacy, should use Google Chrome. You can disable telemetry in the settings.

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kfua
  
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Google Chrome spies on you. By default, Google Chrome tracks your activity on the internet. Via sync, cookies, and various methods, and then they sell your data.

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emba_charly
  
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I like the integrated additional functions. For example, it's cool that you can enter mathematical functions in the search bar and then get the function graph displayed.

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Google Chrome platform details

Mac

Mac OS 10.11 or later

Windows

Available also as unofficial portable app

Android

Available only for Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher

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