Is google chrome better than firefox, or is there enough potential in google chrome to grow up to , or above, firefox ? That’s is a tricky question for a Google Chrome fan like me. Because, I love google chrome, and use it most of the times. But, being a new browser, it has its own limitations, I can’t stop agreeing on that.
Right now, Google chrome,Â can’t give you many things that firefox is giving you, ( there are things on Google chrome that firefox can’t give you either, though ). So, in that sense, Google Chrome is not up to the level ofÂ Firefox, then again, you can’t forget the age factor, because Google Chrome is a newborn baby, and Firefox is an adult !
Themes andÂ Extensions ( or addons or plugins ) these are two things that Google Chrome does not offer right now. Without them, many firefox users leave chrome after trying it for few times. But, they all agree, Chrome is fast and light.
Google has started advertising Google Chrome on TV, that’s a bold step, oh lovely Google !. This makes something more clear, Google is really serious about Google Chrome.Â They have big plans for it. So, you can expect more in coming days. And yes, google chrome team is updating the stable, and beta versions quite frequently, fixing things and adding features. There is a beta update every month and dev update every week. Here is a blog post from chrome story that explains how to swtich your channels in Chrome. And I am writing another post very soon ( its in my draft folder now ) about why you should change your channel to beta.
Another thing about this constant updates is that, you do not even know when Chrome gets updated. When there is a security update, nodoy needs to be told, chrome does things automatically.
So, really, is it better than Firefox YET ?
Not really. There are loads of things that Firefox offers and chrome doesn’t. ( but remember, Chrome can, them in future. ).
But, I see a strong wind in favour of Google Chrome. A serious effort from the team behind it. We have to read this along with other developments happening around us. Google Android is being projected as an operating system for netbooks, and soon on PCs and Laptops …Â Is google chrome a part of Google’s emergence as an Internet monopoly ?
So, I believe, in future, Google Chrome will move forward, and win over Firefox. What do you think ?