It’s part of why I switched to Duck Duck Go last summer and haven’t looked back.I was just tired of feeling like my internal monologue was being watched (and monetized).

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And you don’t have to take my word for it: open up the Activity Monitor on your Mac, then head to the “Energy” section.

Open some tabs in Chrome and the same ones in another browser – Chrome will almost always use more energy for the same job.

I have some questions for Google: It’s related to the point above, sure, but it’s just another way in which Chrome seems to do its own thing regardless of what’s normal on the Mac ecosystem.

Why not populate a folder with “Apps” that are mostly bookmarks, all of which require Chrome to open?

It’s the kind of thing you expect from Windows crapware, not a leading Mac browser.

You might not know it while reading this article, but I’m actually a longtime Google fan.

They also don’t show up in the system-wide notification system, so you can’t reference them later there. Most Mac apps close instantly when you hit CMD-Q; Chrome makes you hold the combo for a while.

Most Mac apps have their own preferences window; Chrome uses a website in a tab for that.

Chrome is, for many people, the first thing installed on a new Mac Book.

It makes sense: in its early days Chrome gained a reputation for being lightweight and fast. In fact, I’d argue that you shouldn’t use Chrome on a Mac Book if you can avoid it.

Battery life has been a huge feature for Apple in recent releases of OS X.