Comments:Google launches web browser, dubbed Chrome

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Firefox killer[edit]

Google + Web Browser + Open Source = Firefox Killer. Thunderhead 08:09, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

I doubt it, what browser had been killed by Firefox? I see no reason why a Google browser would be immediately more successful. 24.244.131.104 14:58, 2 September 2008 (UTC) (Aamackie(Wikipedia))[reply]

Not immediately, but I certainly think it has the potential to be a Firefox Killer. Thunderhead 21:58, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
If they properly advertise Chrome (i.e. on their regular search mask) it has the potential to kill any browser, most importantly the market leader, Internet Explorer. And I'd imagine that's Google's main motivation. --+Deprifry+ 01:22, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
It's not going to kill any big browser. Sure, it'll make Safari and Opera look nonexistant, but it won't kill Firefox, let alone Internet Explorer. Didn't people say Firefox was going to kill IE as well? Look how that turned out. And most Firefox users will stay with Firefox just because of its usability (extensions, feature set, etc). Google Chrome lacks the features and stability to "kill" any browsers at this point; and even in the future, I doubt it's going to do much except, like I said, take shares from Safari and Opera (which aren't that popular anyway). They have to really change their game plan if they want to beat out Firefox, and they won't beat out Internet Explorer for the same reason Firefox didn't: it comes with Windows. 71.237.230.194 02:41, 13 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Monopoly abuse[edit]

I believe it's quite random, because it was announced so suddenly! Now Google will use it's monopoly power to ask millions of people to download it when they download something like Google Earth. --Mephiles (talk) 12:15, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

It annoys me when people use monopoly in this way. The only true monopolies are government enforced monopolies. Anonymous101talk 12:29, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
Ditto. Fephisto (talk) 14:14, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
Monopoly abuse? It's free. Fephisto (talk) 14:14, 2 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]
And a monopoly is simply making no competition. I think Google makes the competition even wider and more intense. There is no monopoly here...yet. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 01:40, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

I Like it[edit]

But im sticking to Firefox --65.9.23.203 01:07, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Addons[edit]

Question is...how long will they take to get to the level FireFox is with addons? I personally like all mine. If I use Chrome, then I would be starting all over again...because there are none and who knows when there will be. DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 01:39, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

marketability[edit]

I used chrome for a bit and it looks like it has great potential.But how is google going to market this to major corparations which seems to be microsoft's major stronghold.pretty much every major company uses windows and thus I.E.Firefox which a better browser than I.E (my opinion ofcourse)has only made a minor dent in microsoft dominance.Dont get me wrong chrome will be profible and every gamer and comp geek will sonn be hooked .But the era of microsoft dominance is far from over. --137.111.130.35 02:37, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

—Preceding unsigned comment added by 137.111.130.35 (talk) 02:33, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply] 
It isn't going to. Chrome is targetted towards the average user, not corporations. There are way too many privacy/stability concerns to use it in a corporate environment. The V8 JavaScript engine is the only part of Chrome that I believe has potential in that area, just because it's so fast. 71.237.230.194 02:43, 13 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

About Chrome...[edit]

Either way, if it allows some sort of interconnected fashion with the other Google gadgets (gmail, calendar, etc. (which, knowing Google sounds the case)), then it sounds like a very good web browser. Fephisto (talk) 11:44, 3 September 2008 (UTC)[reply]

Comments from feedback form - "Don't know what I would do wit..."[edit]

Don't know what I would do without you. —98.112.106.165 (talk) 06:46, 21 December 2010 (UTC)[reply]