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  1. akenis

    akenis Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Who's using a browser other than stock? Pro's and cons?

    Stock: Can't open an important https:// site. No bookmark sync? Gonna suck when I have to hard reset!

    Opera Mini: Loved it on Winmob. Sync bookmarks and fast. Wouldn't run on my moment.

    Dolphin: Saw a suggestion on another thread. What do you think?
     

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  2. Kabuto

    Kabuto New Member

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    I find that the stock browser is the best one so far. Maybe when FireFox comes out for Android it will change things.

    Does anyone know why Opera Mini doesn't work on the Moment?
     
  3. newell79

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    Dolphin is by far the best mobile browser i have seen!
     
  4. T120ted

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    I hadn't used it but after this comment I had to try. After a hour or so playing with it I'm really diggin it. Like it better than the stock and seems faster too. I also like how you can customize your ouwn gestures. Very nice indeed. Thanks.
     
  5. latinmaxima

    latinmaxima Well-Known Member

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    I heard steel was decent from my sister. She uses it to get files saved to the sd card I think she said.
     
  6. Weeton

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    i've been using steel...its decent i guess. i notice that depending on the webpage, i can't browse past a few pages.
     
  7. securageek

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    Wow, Opera Mini isn't working on the Moment??? I wonder why? I'm getting the Moment this in a couple of weeks and was hoping in installing Opera Mini as one of my first app downloads for the phone, but if you say it isn't working, then maybe I'll try the Dolphin since others are giving such good reviews on it.
     
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    +1
     
  9. latinmaxima

    latinmaxima Well-Known Member

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    Downloaded dolphin today. I must say it is very nice and I like the functionality of it. The stock browser was nice but Dolphin edges past it easily.
     
  10. Adrift

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    Well, guess I'll have to give it a shot as well. We'll see if it gets the Hawaiian shaka or not...
     
  11. agent0014

    agent0014 Well-Known Member

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    do any of the browser choices offer auto-filled passwords? Probably going to get a Moment in the next month... go to a lot of password-protected sites usually, so that's sort of important for me. Still on the Android-Hero fence...
     
  12. latinmaxima

    latinmaxima Well-Known Member

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    The stock browser asks to remember my passwords and lets you decide. I haven't paid attention with Dolphin. Something to try when i get out of work tonight.
     
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    flyjbaker Well-Known Member

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    Uninstalled Dolphin. Didn't think it was really any better than the native browser. I didn't notice any speed difference and to me, that is what it is about.

    Opera mini has always been the best in that category. I sure hope they get it working on this phone. Until then, this is the fastest non opera mini hone I have ever used.....faster than the Hero for sure....stock for stock....although Opera mini did work on the Hero and then it was no contest.
     
  14. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie Moderator

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    The last update was June. Before the Moment, Hero, Droid, Eris and a host of other Android phones that Mini doesn't work with came out. It appears that Android isn't high on Opera's priority list, maybe because unlike WM and BB, the default Android browser works very well. Dolphin improves on the default browser experience in ways that Opera doesn't attempt.
     
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    Suppose I'll have to wait for Fennec
     
  16. securageek

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    Oh man, that will be great to use one of Mozilla's browser on a mobile phone like the Moment. But aren't some phones out there already using Fennec?? But not for the Android OS yet, huh? Crap......someday......
     
  17. ddanny82

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    dolphin is amazing!! the only thing it is missing is speed, gestures are a stroke of genius.
     
  18. Adrift

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    I don't believe Fennec is on any devices as of yet, though I may be wrong.
     
  19. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie Moderator

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    The only release of Fennec that I've ever seen is a barely functional alpha for WM. Development has been slow by all indication, so I wouldn't hold my breath waiting. Fortuately the default browser and dolphin are vastly superior to any of the 6 or so browsers I used to have on my TP.
     
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    Opera mini works on Samsung Galaxy from the first day, even 5beta mini works with j2me, but with few quirks.
     
  21. pastafarian

    pastafarian Pâtes avec votre foie Moderator

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    Probably due to its older qualcomm chip design. What I won't accept is another browser running in a java virtual machine like the way Mini worked with WM. Mini worked well and was faster than the poorly designed native browsers, but had no connection to the rest of the phone without some convoluted hack like jzsmartmort. Going forward, I want one browser that opens when I click on a link in any other program. Not one browser for speed, one for java, one for flash content, one for social networks...etc.
     
  22. acp

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    I can't get the gestures to work for "select text"...it keeps forwarding instead. Otherwise, this is a ridiculously intelligent browser. Also, the zoom function is annoying and not being able to do a quick scroll like the default browser makes it difficult on long pages. The safari browser on the iphone is still my favorite usability wise.

    Edit: nevermind I figured out the zoom feature
     
  23. Caddyman

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    idk if it was mentioned, just found a neat quirk on my eris

    dolphin browser

    a long press on the <-- back button on the bottom of my screen gives a menu to

    exit (really closes it, ends task)
    exit and clear cache
    cancel

    just a morsel of info :D
     
  24. akenis

    akenis Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    K...I give up. Where's the back button on Dolphin browser?
     
  25. chibucks

    chibucks Well-Known Member

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    i usually gesture and do a reverse L...
     

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