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  • 1.0 stars

    "Just crashed on me what else"

    October 2, 2010  |   By iajay

    Version: Google Chrome beta 7.0.517.24

    Pros

    Nothing except Apple's webkit rendering it

    Cons

    Chrome=Crashes

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  • 2.0 stars

    "Google's web browser with a unified address an..."

    May 25, 2010  |   By KeesW

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.375.55

    Summary

    ...sear
    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    "Google's web browser with a unified address and search bar" bleh

    It's quite fast and does get better with every release. The reason I don't use it as my main browser?
    I really don't like not having a dedicated search box. I usually know what I want to do, so if I input something in the address bar, I want my browser to try to access what I type, verbatim, instead of throwing up all sorts of nonsense. (For example, if one types "apple" in the address bar, pressing return should direct you to www.apple.com. Instead, Chrome intercepts the input and spits out about everything except where I want to go. Press return, you end up googling for apple. A dedicated search bar + separate address field to produce the desired result much faster, and even more importantly, much more reliably. I don't need Google or anyone interpreting my input, just do what I ask already ;)
    Google Chrome is pretty good, but I sure hope this unified search/address stuff doesn't catch on.

    Back to Camino for me.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Green?"

    May 6, 2010  |   By andufresne

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.375.29

    Summary

    This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
    What the hell is with the green colored text in the address bar!? Google is hands down the ultimate aesthetically challenged turd. And integrated Flash? Seriously!? Are you kidding me!?

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great evolution almost"

    May 4, 2010  |   By RJE

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.375.29

    Pros

    Fast. Intuitive.

    Cons

    Auto-fill isn't the best

    Summary

    I have one question. What are they trying to do with the upper right "Other Bookmarks"? This continues to be a mystery to me.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Speed, simplicity,extensions"

    April 15, 2010  |   By wernschmd

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.342.9

    Pros

    Very fast. Works on all sites. Speed Dial extension

    Cons

    Unable to update from the browser itself.

    Summary

    Have made it my default browser.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "I always Use Chrome"

    April 11, 2010  |   By blackeclipsevii

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.342.9

    Pros

    Fast, Reliable, and the One Box Feature. It just works.

    Cons

    It's a beta version so once in a while pages crash. This does not happen often

    Summary

    Best browser out for me. Excited for the Stable Version to be released

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  • 1.0 stars

    "stopped using Chrome... Major bug involving fonts"

    April 8, 2010  |   By hdinin

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.342.9

    Pros

    Speed and clean interface are the chief attractions. Looks like this would be a great browser if they would only address some basic Mac-version faults involving fonts.

    Cons

    Real stinker of a bad bug related to font conflicts on Macintosh, producing a screen full of unreadable icons... No doubt Google aware of this...plenty of online complaints. They're also obviously doing nothing about it.
    Removed it from all Macs.

    Summary

    Preliminary tests show very high speed populating pages and quick connections to links on a third-party site. The interface has some interesting promising innovations. However, there is a basic major fault, a bug, but maybe a giant bug, like a horror movie sized bug... It involves font management. They made a major blunder with an interim version released about three months ago, and every release afterwards becomes unusable (after an elaborate "cleaning" of caches using OnyX) after two or three boots of Chrome once it's been cleaned up. This is unacceptable. And Google's ignoring this now old problem is unconscionable.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Not the Best. Can't match its Windows brethren."

    March 17, 2010  |   By Nano8blazex

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.342.7

    Pros

    Well, the search bar is as good as ever... and in terms of user interface it's similar to the windows version which I always use.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, it doesn't boast the key feature that makes Google Chrome... Google Chrome. It takes longer than Safari to load on mac, and opening new tabs or webpages isn't exactly fast either. It exhibits an average speed, nothing special.

    Summary

    Overall, Google Chrome for Mac is a decent browser, but Safari is still the winner over Google Chrome. Chrome for Mac doesn't exhibit the primary attribute that makes it's Windows brother a winder... Speed. Chrome for Mac is slower than Safari, and nothing much else is unique about it, and therefore doesn't deserve five stars.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Rarely if ever crashes."

    March 5, 2010  |   By Winniroo

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.342.7

    Pros

    Seems not to crash. Never annoys me.

    Cons

    Mebbe that certain developer tools are not available (yet).

    Summary

    Try it if Firefox seems clogged and crashy to. I am a Mac user and love Chrome.

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  • 1.0 stars

    "suddenly many websites unreadable"

    February 21, 2010  |   By hdinin

    Version: Google Chrome beta 5.0.307.9

    Pros

    speed seems to set a standard

    Cons

    suddenly (starting with v.5.0.307.7) many alphanumeric characters appears as the character "A" with a box around it, not on all websites, but most... Have never seen this before. Not even sure how to describe it to research it

    Summary

    I can't like an application I can't use because it renders content unusable...

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