We found reviews recommending Chrome as the best browser at PCMag.com and InfoWorld.com. Michael Muchmore at PCMag.com likes Chrome for its speed, simple appearance and security. CNET offers a thorough rundown of Chrome 12's features. USA Today discusses Chrome in its analysis of browser security.
Software reviewer Michael Muchmore gives Google Chrome 12 an Editors' Choice award for its speedy performance, excellent security features and extensions for customization.
Review: Google Chrome 12, Michael Muchmore, June 10, 2011
This thorough review covers installation, features and usability, including tips for Mac users. Seth Rosenblatt notes that its interface hasn't changed much since launch, and it gets speedier with every upgrade.
Review: Google Chrome, Seth Rosenblatt, June 7, 2011
3. USA Today Magazine
Mark W. Smith, a reporter for the Detroit Free Press, ranks Google's Chrome 10 the best in the current crop of browsers. Smith compares the speed of the each browser using benchmarking tools.
Review: Review: Best Web Browser? Google's Chrome Outshines Pack, Mark W. Smith, April 9, 2011
This detailed report includes technical information for five different web browsers, as well as benchmark test results. It's a bit outdated, though; it covers Chrome's version 5. (The browser is now at version 12.) Peter Wayner recommends Chrome for heavy web surfers who always have lots of tabs open, but warns that some sites may not be compatible.
Review: The Best Web Browser: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, or Safari, Peter Wayner, Aug. 11, 2010
While a bit dated because new versions have been released since its posting, this review does a good job outlining the features that have helped Chrome with its meteoric rise in the web browser field.
Review: The Best Web Browser on the Planet: Why Google Chrome Beats Firefox and Internet Explorer, Farhad Manjoo, Feb. 4, 2010