Contributed by: Lauren Gerber
Date: January 22, 2009
Since Google Chrome has been released, more and more people are turning to it. The browser wars have been going on for some time now and Google Chrome has definitely added to the competition. The specific browser which you chose to use is dependent upon personal preference and of course personal opinion. Some people have become frustrated with other popular web browsers seeking an alternative and Google Chrome seems to be a good pick. Google Chrome is starting to become increasingly popular and is causing many heated debates amongst computer security experts.
You may be wondering what is causing some people to change over to Chrome. The question that may be asked is: What feature of Google Chrome is so attractive that people are giving up their comfortable and familiar browsers for? The speed of Google Chrome seems to be a key feature of this new browser. Chrome may actually work faster than Firefox or Internet Explorer in some instances but other times it may be the perception of speed or just someone's opinion. The Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browser continue to be extremely popular but Google Chrome seems to have added some very competitive elements to the equation.
It has recently been discovered according to various research conducted by computer experts that at least one percent of the entire population of internet users are using Chrome to surf the web.
The comparison of speed between Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer may be argued amongst computer users. Some computer users may not notice an extreme speed difference in Google Chrome while others have clearly made up their mind as to which is faster. Speed and efficiency is an extremely important factor for internet gurus. The majority of people who chose a particular browser chose it for a reason and it may come down to their perception of speed.
It was also discovered by various computer security professionals that Google Chrome handles specific applications and programs in a different manor from that of Firefox or Internet Explorer. The capabilities of Google Chrome are reaching new ground which may get better with time. Google Chrome is starting to become an extremely impressive browser that is making some internet surfers give a second thought on choosing a specific web browser application. Only time will tell what the future holds for the Google Chrome browser. The choice is up to you, will you continue to use Firefox or Internet Explorer as your default web browser or will you cross over to Chrome?