General Your default web browser

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wonderbread, May 3, 2010.

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What is your current default web browser?

  1. Stock "Internet" browser

    80.4%
  2. Skyfire

    3.3%
  3. Dolphin

    12.0%
  4. Opera

    4.3%
  1. wonderbread

    wonderbread Well-Known Member
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    There are a couple popular choices out there but which do you have set as your default web browser?

    I have all these installed but currently have stock "Internet" as my default.

    UPDATE: a few write-in votes have been cast for "xscope"
     

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  2. dylo22

    dylo22 Well-Known Member
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    Apr 19, 2010
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    I only been using the stock browser. It speedy and load pages like they should. Don't see a need for another one.
     
  3. LuckyAndroid

    LuckyAndroid Member
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    May 1, 2010
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    Traveler
    Denver
    I use Skyfire but I have been having issues closing tabs (or panels whatever they're called on mobile). It crashes every time.
     
  4. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
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    Nov 13, 2009
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    San Diego, CA
    I think xscope should have been included on there.
     
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  5. To0l

    To0l Active Member
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    Apr 2, 2010
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    Been using stock but liked Opera Mini on my BB might try it for the Dinc

    Hows the Dolphin browser?
     
  6. jerksmile

    jerksmile Member
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    no love for Steel? longpress+release to open link in a new tab sealed the deal for me!
     
  7. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
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    Nov 13, 2009
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    San Diego, CA
    Lexington?
     
  8. tispectrum

    tispectrum Well-Known Member
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    Nov 24, 2009
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    I like Dolphin because I can open tabs
     
  9. jerksmile

    jerksmile Member
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    Nov 9, 2009
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    well obviously.
     
  10. kimf

    kimf Active Member
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    I installed Dolphin so I could sync my bookmarks with my gmail account but find I can not see embedded youtube videos on blogs, etc. Is there a way around this? I may go back to the stock browser. I otherwise really like Dolphin.
     
  11. nstallion

    nstallion Well-Known Member
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    Nov 13, 2009
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    San Diego, CA
    Is there even a browser for Android that doesn't have tabs?
     
  12. russell5

    russell5 Well-Known Member
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    Nov 7, 2009
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    Stock HTC sense

    Like skyfire and opera but only use them occasionally.
     
  13. paimon.soror

    paimon.soror Well-Known Member
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    Apr 29, 2010
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    Software Engineer
    Vernon, CT
    Stock browser for now. I really havn't tried anything else. Coming from a blackberry, I am beyond content with the browser on my incredible :)
     
  14. GiveMeItNow

    GiveMeItNow Well-Known Member
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    Mar 22, 2010
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    I use opera, dolphin, and stock. I like opera, from previous blackberry, but no multi touch in opera for inc. Dolphin works pretty good just getting used to it. Dolphin and opera both seem to be a little quicker then the stock browser for me.
     
  15. jamor

    jamor Well-Known Member
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    Apr 13, 2010
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    Planet Earth

    I am using stock.. thinking about using boobies, I mean dolphins.. sorry got distracted..

    Anyone got any beef with Dolphin?
     
  16. answerman

    answerman Well-Known Member
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    Apr 20, 2010
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    Appleton, WI
    Stock browser here. Haven't tried any of the other ones, though I always used Opera Mobile (not Mini) on my WinMo phones. The stock browser is sooo nice... in particular, the way it reflows text when you zoom in. Opera didn't do that.
     
  17. Iam918

    Iam918 Well-Known Member
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    Mar 31, 2010
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    Peoria, Az
    I was thinking Remington lol



    I'm still using default browser though, works well enough atm. Haven't had a chance to check any others out.
     
  18. fox3r

    fox3r New Member
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    Apr 20, 2010
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    I'm using the stock browser as of know, but have been really interested in the other ones (due to my love of tabbed browsing). I tried the Skyfire 2.0 beta, but it seemed to be really jumpy. When I would load pages they would kind of flash in and out to my home screen (were talking like flash of a half a second or something), so I just went back to the standard one.
     
  19. MikiBee

    MikiBee Well-Known Member
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    Nov 20, 2009
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    Mom extraordinaire
    Cedar Park, TX
    I am using the stock one too. Seems to do everything I need it to. Worlds better than Opera was on my BB.
     
  20. bryn987

    bryn987 Well-Known Member
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    Apr 8, 2010
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    stock for me. Love how the top tool bar disappears so quickly and the way text changes as you zoom in. Dolphin and Skyfire just seemed to cluttered and "rough" feeling
     
  21. kmoore11

    kmoore11 Well-Known Member
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    Dec 29, 2009
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    VA
    I use the stock internet browser. I tried Skyfire, but there were just too many bugs for me. The stock one is simple, does everything I need it to, and doesn't have any problems.
     
  22. andermk

    andermk Well-Known Member
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    Dec 25, 2009
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    I have been using Skyfire ever since it came out. Works great.
     
  23. Musky

    Musky Well-Known Member
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    Mar 13, 2010
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    Computer Tech
    San Diego
    I'm using the stock browser also, but waiting for Google to release the Android version of Chrome. I can't believe they haven't already! :thinking:
     
  24. Geese1

    Geese1 Well-Known Member
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    Mar 17, 2010
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    Male
    Pennsylvania
    I'm using xScope. Between that, stock and Skyfire, it's the one that worked the best for one of the pages I need to access for work. It's a pretty good browser in its own right, although to be honest if I didn't need it for work I'd probably have just stuck with the stock one.
     
  25. Rubik76

    Rubik76 Well-Known Member
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    Feb 10, 2010
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    Running stock unless I specifically want to watch a flash vid - then it's off to Skyfire.
     

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