The power and reach of the Internet has exceeded its limits. With new and advanced web technologies, a demand for better and faster browsers keeps on increasing. As such the list of available internet browsers keep growing. But even so, Google Chrome continues to be the best internet browser available today.
The close competitors of Chrome are mainly Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 and more recently Internet Explorer 10 too. All these browsers offer a decent user interface. Firefox and Chrome are available for all three major platforms (MS Windows, Apple Mac and Linux). Internet Explorer on the other hand are available for Windows users only.
You can also sync up your Chrome by logging into your Google account. This helps you to keep your Chrome across many devices. Just enable Sync by going to Settings (from the Spanner icon) and Signing in. Your Chrome will be restored to the last synced state once you are signed in.
With Chrome, you can maintain multiple number of users with separate user sessions. You can have different settings for each user on the same PC.
Performance and Stability
Modern Web Support
Chrome supports HTML5 and CSS3 better than most other browsers. Additionally, it supports Audio playback with Web Audio API. In other words, you can directly play your songs inside the browser. Chrome also offers instant search directly from the address bar (Omnibox).
Chrome uses an acceptable amount of memory. The average memory used during startup is about 20 megabytes and has a steady increase with the number of tabs. However, memory is instantly released when the tabs are closed.
Chrome Web Store
Chrome has its own app store which lets you manage and save apps right from your browser. There are thousands of apps to try from different categories including games, social, educational, business, entertainment, and more. A large number of extensions are also available on Web Store to extend the functionality of Google Chrome browser.
Importing Bookmarks and Settings
Are you ready to switch to Chrome, but afraid to lose your personal settings? Chrome can easily import bookmarks from other browsers so you don’t have to worry about losing your personal stuffs. Just click on the Spanner icon and go to Settings >> Bookmarks >> Import Bookmarks and Settings (chrome://chrome/settings/importData) and choose the browser to import bookmarks from.
Try out Google Chrome and enjoy the ultimate web experience.