MakeUseOf: Bye Bye Chrome! Why We Switched to Firefox. “There was a time when Chrome truly sat atop the throne as Browser King, but those days are long gone. The gap has closed, and depending on who you ask, Chrome has been overtaken. I once believed that Chrome was ‘the best,’ but nowadays you may be happier elsewhere.” When I’m on my Chromebox I have to use Chrome, of course, but when I’m using Windows? Firefox.