2. No built-in Google bookmarks
3. Crashing on a regular basis, even on ordinary and simple websites
5. No proxy option
6. Terrible design and UX
7. No built-in GMail
Especially for the users that do not read the Terms of Service of the software they install, please, read carefully the following lines and see how Google “cares” about our privacy:
11.1 You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying the content you give Google a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through, the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling Google to display, distribute and promote the Services and may be revoked for certain Services as defined in the Additional Terms of those Services.
A lousy marketing trick? An attempt for trend-setting (“I use Google search, so I should use Chrome as well)? What is the next step? Google will force their search engine users to install Chrome for the ultimate experience on the Web? No, thanks.
It is a well-known fact that new major browser versions are sometimes poorer than their earlier releases. FireFox 3 is a great example of this. But Chrome Beta (I hope it remains beta until they drop it) gives hell to users and developers with its very first version.
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