I have been trying Flock for about a month now. And I am stuck to it.
What I liked:
- Blogging support – I am making this blog entry from within Flock. Also there is Technorati publishing support and all that.
- Flickr support – you get to know if someone adds new photos and you get to see them in a neat view.
- Delicious support – one of my favorite features here. There is a neat sync between your local bookmarks and your delicious bookmarks. You just click on the 'star' next to the address bar and you get a popup where you indicate whether the bookmark should be posted to del.icio.us.
- An improved search bar – there is live Yahoo search, local search history and the usual search engine support.
- Performance – somehow seems better than Firefox. Dunno why? (However, see hate point 2)
- Web snippets – I don't use this much, but there is a snippets bar, where you can copy snippets of your interest.
- News – This is where you get to manage your RSS feeds. But I don't use this either, not better than Blogbridge.
What I hated:
- I sometimes feel they should have gone with making an extension over Firefox rather than a separate browser. Some extensions might not work in Flock. Developers have to adhere to Flock separately. This is not good.
- Sometimes, there is some backend process which runs for a long time and results in a 'Unresponsive script' warning. This stops the working of the browser for a while.
Blogged with Flock