After using Chrome for awhile i decided to use it as my main browser. When I first ran Chrome I thought I had approved it as my default browser, yet when I clicked links in many of my programs they opened in Firefox. To move full browser control over to Chrome all you need to do is click on the spanner, go to options, and click “Make Google Chrome my default browser”. You might Images after the break.
So today on the 3rd of September (2nd in Australia), Google has launched its browser after a false start yesterday. Google promised a browser which would be more secure, faster and better designed for today’s environment and boy did they deliver!
I must admit that I’ve only been playing around with it for a few hours now but so far this new browser is in serious contention to be my full time browser. And it’s not like I’m moving from Internet Explorer, I’ve been using Firefox since 2004. Let me present the features of Chrome (titles taken from the Chrome features page) and then my thoughts on what aspects of the browser I like.
As im sure you know, if a slip up occurs on the internet everyone’s going to know about it, and soon. It seems Google has accidentally launched promotional material for its new browser. However being Google they have admitted to the early launch and are continuing to host the content, even linking to it. Continue reading