5 Reasons Google Chrome Sucks
September 6, 2008 by Tom
So now that Google Chrome has filtered down to us mere peasants, it’s time to highlight it’s weaknesses and compare it to the best – Firefox. So here are 5 reasons why Chrome sucks and why we won’t be using it until they get these things sorted….
1. No Add Ons
One reason why i won’t be touching Google Chrome is the fact i have no email add-ons to alert me instantly when i get email. We also have no pagerank / stats on hand plus none of those cool firefox add ons like ‘firebug’ that we’ve gotten so used to. Boooohh!
2. No Multiple Search Engines
I know Chrome is made by Google, but what’s with the Google-only search feature? It’s hassle to change the default search engine in Chrome and i can’t search youtube or flickr or wikipedia with a simple drop down change of engine like i can with Firefox.
3. More Typing For Me
When in Firefox, all i have to do is type youtube in to the address bar and Firefox automatically knows i want to go to youtube.com. In Chrome i have to add youtube.com (4 extra characters) to get to youtube.
4. No Home Button!
Where’s the home button in Google Chrome? There is none. I have to open a new tab to get my homepage up. WTF Google! Bring back the home button!
5. It’s Not Firefox
Is it just me or do i not recall Google paying people to promote Firefox? All of a sudden the big G turns around and stabs Firefox in the back by releasing it’s own browser. What’s all that about?