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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by NickDroid86, May 16, 2010.

  1. NickDroid86

    NickDroid86 Well-Known Member
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    Just downloaded dolphin hd seems real cool and full of features. Anything else real fancy but less memory? It took up 8.xmb
     

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  2. Bswartz95

    Bswartz95 Well-Known Member
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    I really like xScope. The developer is very responsive. Usually posting in the apps section of the forum.
     
  3. LexusBrian400

    LexusBrian400 Well-Known Member
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    +1 Xscope is the best IMO. Simple, easy, no "fluff", just straight business. Tabbed browsing, multi touch.
     
  4. cableguynoe

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    Downloading free version of Xscope now to try it out.
    Does paid version have a lot more options?
     
  5. Bswartz95

    Bswartz95 Well-Known Member
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    I've found that the free version works well for me. I don't know what I'm missing by not having the paid version.
     
  6. iggypop123

    iggypop123 Well-Known Member
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    opera. its so amazingly fast. that is all i care about. no pinch zoom sucks cause that is its only flaw
     
  7. adrenalinerush12

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    I like Opera. Especially since you can use the trackball as a mouse to scroll around on the web pages. It's a pretty fast browser too, when you're on a webpage and you need to go back like 3 pages, it goes back super fast and doesn't completely reload the page each time.
     
  8. cboss

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    Try SKYFIRE...it's great!
     
  9. SoulWeaponry

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    I'm probably the only one that does this, but I use a combination of 3 different ones on almost a daily basis. pros and cons baby

    opera is my main browser as of yesterday. its so fluid and quick in the way it loads and displays webpages its insane. it actually makes my system as a whole run better. when I'm typing on websites like this on the stock key board with any other browser , its nothing but laggy 2 word per minute typing. but this? as fast as I can type. I can do a solid 60 wpm on this sucker. and the quick loading of webpages? bonus

    con: no pinch to zoom and it doesn't load everything perfect. sometimes it'll screw up javascript like on best buy's home page. but besides that, its smooth on an iPhone level

    skyfire: I use this exclusively for flash and viewing desktop versions of websites. it loads everything super slow, but when I need the desktop version of a site like say, new York times, and there's no link at the bottom for the full site, I use this baby

    con: super slow and ugly to look at

    and stock: when I need to use javascript or drop down boxes on a website.
     
  10. grvthang

    grvthang Well-Known Member
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    I kind of d the same thing, but with only 2: the stock browser and Opera. Opera for the speed and the stock browser for its functionality.
     
  11. xScope. The paid version gives you more than 10 bookmarks.
     
  12. thats it??? and how much does this paid version cost...?
     
  13. truelove79

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    The stock browser is my favorite, and I've tried them all. Some browsers don't sync with the native android bookmarks (so the HTC bookmarks widget won't work with it), some browsers render pages wrong (Opera), and most browsers don't offer any substantial benefit over the stock browser and actually just introduce space hogging interfaces with features that your average person will never use. The new 2.1 stock browser is truly great. Multitouch, zooms in automatically when you click on an edit box, super fast, clean interface, etc. The 3rd party browser I'm really intested in is Firefox (Fennec), but until then I just can't find one I like better than the stock browser.
     
  14. mountaineerndixie

    mountaineerndixie Well-Known Member
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    I went apeshit with joy when dolphin hd came out but I am slowly coming back to skyfire. Dont know if its the upgrades they may have done while I was playing with dolphin but skyfire just seems faster and cleaner.

    I DO like xscope a lot though. I just wish firefox would get their act together and finish fennec.

    Sent from my Eris using Tapatalk
     
  15. i was always a fan of dolphin browser but i got rid of it because of the new update needed more space since then i havent got it back but i still remeber how fast and the lil shortcuts you could do for different options.. i would recommend dolphin browser to anyone who has an eris...
     
  16. BCEagle

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    I went through phases. On 1.5 I used Dolphin and then switched to Skyfire when it came out (could actually watch Youtube). I've heard countless people say how great XScope is, so I just downloaded it to try it out. Only used it for a few minutes, but I'm floored how good it is. Can't see myself using any other browser now.
     
  17. VanDums

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    I still can't believe there isn't a Chrome browser. I use Chrome as my default on the computer because it is ridiculously fast to the point that Firefox seems like dial up. You would think a Chrome mobile would be a default on Android.
     
  18. Caddyman

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    dolphin browser....not dolphin hd, not until they let me get rid of that ugly url box and tabs on top.

    regular dolphin is the best browser....

    period.
     
  19. xAusTiN

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    xScope for sure. Fast, simple, and easy.
     
  20. rvpartsguy

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    I use XScope ..... but honestly I prefer the Stock Browser used in the ZENexp mytouch slide rom ....i like it so much i am considering going back to that ROM
     
  21. W4LLY

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    I'm using dolphin HD...not a big fan. Too slow, switched back to opera. xScope rocks as well.
     
  22. CalifJewls

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    Agreed!! Stock browser for me! 2.1 browser is great!!
     
  23. truelove79

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    I agree, Google should get their ass moving and develop a mobile version of chrome.
     

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