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  1. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    Is there a way to hide the notification/status bar while browsing? Id like it to dissappear when Im using it to watch a flash movie.
     

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  2. chrlswltrs

    chrlswltrs Well-Known Member
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    Use Dolphin Browser HD, there is an option for full screen which hides the notification bar.
     
  3. JSD_NJ

    JSD_NJ Well-Known Member
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    I like dolphin, but it seems a little bloated. I prefer lighter browsers. I am using Skyfire now, is there an option like that in SF?
     
  4. binary visions

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    I don't think that's an option in Skyfire.

    xScope is a lot lighter than Dolphin and has the option to hide the notification bar.
     
  5. JSD_NJ

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    Cool, thanks.

    Gotta pay for that though right?
     
  6. binary visions

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    The old version is available at xscope.net - the new version is nice, though, and I think supporting developers with a few bucks for an app that gets used every day is very worthwhile.

    You can use the old version, or give the new version's trial a go and see if you like it enough to buy it.
     
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  7. dhoffman1421

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    Good to know, I've been wanting to try Xscope.
     
  8. JSD_NJ

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    Just realized skyfire has an option to hide the bar as well, BUT it doesnt have an option to change text size. Gotta find a happy medium.
     
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