When comparing Card Board vs Raindrop.io, the Slant community recommends Raindrop.io for most people. In the question“What are the best new tab extensions for Chrome?” Raindrop.io is ranked 9th while Card Board is ranked 49th. The most important reason people chose Raindrop.io is:
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Pro Open source (MIT)
Source code can be accessed at https://github.com/dotlouis/cardboard
Pro Lots of widgets
The extension has cards for apps, bookmarks, quick settings, top sites, downloads, history, session and system.
Pro Can provide system information
The extension has a widget that displays CPU and memory usage as well as storage information.
Pro Google Now style layout
The extensions has a clean customizable card-based interface.
Pro Design (UX)
Cross-platform because it's browser based. There are also apps for Mac, Chrome, iOs & Android.
Pro Mobile native clients available
Clients for iOS and Android available that are better integrated than the browser version.
Add tags to bookmarks.
Pro Import bookmarks
Offers a possibility to import bookmarks from browsers.
Pro Export bookmarks
There is also a possibility to export bookmarks.
Pro Regularly updated
Updated with features, yet not with performance.
Con Limited customization options
While it's possible to choose which cards are displayed, there's no way to change the order of cards.
Con Security/Privacy Concerns
Con Slow performance in Safari
Slow to use with delays in response on Safari. Has not been fixed over many years.
Con Subscriptions are non-recurring
You have to resubscribe every month to keep pro which is a real pain.
Con Quite new company
Time will tell if this product will survive.