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What Browser Are You Using on Your Epic 4G?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by YaBoiD, Sep 6, 2010.

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What is your browser of preference on the Epic 4G?

  1. Default Browser

    66 vote(s)
    40.2%
  2. Dolphin / Dolphin HD

    62 vote(s)
    37.8%
  3. xScope

    24 vote(s)
    14.6%
  4. SkyFire

    5 vote(s)
    3.0%
  5. Opera Mini

    7 vote(s)
    4.3%
  6. Other

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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  2. kristv

    kristv Well-Known Member
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    I figure I'll try out a couple. I've heard great things about Dolphin and Opera, so I'll likely be checking those out first. I kinda like the layout of Dolphin (from the screenshots I've seen), so I may lean towards that one. Haven't heard of xScope...I'll have to look at that one as well. :)
     
  3. jim2point0

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    I can't use dolphin. It's just too ugly (the top bar). I like xScope a lot. I don't use the default browser only because of the + and - buttons that get in the way...
     
  4. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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    Yea, I've noticed a lot of users have slept on xScope. Dolphin is descent also...
     
  5. jsanta11

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    Xscope user here , tried the rest but always go back to Xscope...
     
  6. Brian2071

    Brian2071 Well-Known Member
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    Just installed my free "paid version" of xScope (free to any forum members) and it is so much better than the stock browser. I feel it is quite a bit faster and much more intuitive.
     
  7. Bmerz

    Bmerz Well-Known Member
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    Not liking the default browser, looking into Dolphin (or was until I saw your post). Now I am interested in this XScope - can you change between desktop mode and mobile mode?

    I read the review (link) you posted, but the author didn't say if it was capable of this feature or not. Thx :)
     
  8. Sportsmen

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    Hey Just curious, could someone give me more details about xscope or dolphin. I am the 1 person using opera mini. It is very fast and pages look good. I am curious what makes the other browsers so good.
     
  9. DILands

    DILands Well-Known Member
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    How do you get it free?
     
  10. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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    Absolutely...You can change the user agent to Android, Android 1.6, computer, iphone, or ipad.
     
  11. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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    From the developer...."Also, I would like to send the paid version free for any user from this forum. Just send email xscopebrowser@gmail.com. Without all good/bad feedbacks, I couldn't make it this far."
     
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  12. kristv

    kristv Well-Known Member
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  13. badankles

    badankles Well-Known Member
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    had the lite version on the evo and forgot about it when i got the epic. (didn't have the evo for very long.) going to send the developer a note to see if he's still up to sending full version to members. thanks for the info.
     
  14. pflol

    pflol Well-Known Member
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    It would be nice if these forums had a black skin considering the browser destroys your battery and all I really use the browser for at work is XDA and these forums lol. I'm using xscope and I love it so far.
     
  15. Puddin422

    Puddin422 Well-Known Member
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    I had Opera Mini on my Instinct and I hated it! I only used it because the stock browser was even worse. I mean, it worked, but it was NOT intuitive at all!

    I like the stock browser on this phone much, much better. I do want to try xScope, though.
     
  16. TheAndroidWorks

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    The stock browser works great for me! Looking forward to seeing the other mobile progress, though!
     
  17. SBT

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    what are the differences is xscope light and the "free paid" version??

    if anyone knows...
     
  18. Pitbull329

    Pitbull329 Well-Known Member
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    I use xscope now. Its awesome!!
     
  19. robl45

    robl45 Well-Known Member
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    how do you get a free paid version?
     
  20. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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    Scroll up to post #12 ^^^^^^^^^^
     
  21. robl45

    robl45 Well-Known Member
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    so he emailed me the .apk or something, how do I install it? I did preview in gmail and said problem parsing object.
     
  22. DILands

    DILands Well-Known Member
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    I downloaded the file - and double-clicked and it installed. Got it a couple days ago from the developer. Haven't given it a real workout - yet. Will be away next week - should be a really good test.

    Only "issue" I have is that I installed App Brain last night - and it's saying that there's a newer version.
     
  23. YaBoiD

    YaBoiD Well-Known Member
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    Download & install "ASTRO File Manager" from the Market. Open the app then find the .apk saved to your device & open/install from there.
     
  24. drbunda

    drbunda Well-Known Member
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    I've been using the default browser but have now decided to try xscope! I emailed the developer. Thanks!

    Quick question: how do you import favorite bookmarks from PC to Android?
     

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