Google's Chrome browser
Well I've played with Google Chrome since its first download day and, at best, my view of it is a less than possible mix of pluses and minuses.
On the plus side it does run Google Maps noticeable faster than Firefox(FF3) or Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (IE6). It does load faster. And for non-Adobe Flashturbated websites it loads fast.
The downside is that Flash can't be turned disabled and slows the browsing experience for news sites with heavy Flash advertising.
Chrome did an incomplete job of importing of FF3 and IE6 bookmarks and does nothing to integrate them. Not integrating the bookmarks might not be too bad if Chrome had a decent bookmark editor. Then there's the Chrome Options dialog.
It's sparsess is understandable considering Chrome's spartan philosophy. However the Change Proxy Settings button sends you to the same dialog that allows you to change any of IE6's Internet Properties settings. Most of the settings on this dialog apply to IE6 ONLY. This is sloppy, rude programming by Google.
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