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  1. johnnyolivares

    johnnyolivares Well-Known Member
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    Since I got my motion 4g all I've been using is chrome. I was actually excited when I got this phone because I would finally be able to use chrome. But, the lack of flash player support kinda sucks.

    I used to use dolphin browser, when I had my galaxy indulge 4g. That was a while ago.

    So post what you think is best and why. Thanks
     

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  2. chrlswltrs

    chrlswltrs Well-Known Member
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    Google Chome. I don't miss flash at all, which I never though I would say.

    I love the bookmark syncing and the open page syncing. Everything is quick and smooth.
     
  3. johnnyolivares

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    +1
    But I figured if I found an app with the sync capabilities and flash, it would be best
     
  4. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood
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    I've always used chrome as soon as I was on a supported device.

    Flash player who ? ;):p
     
  5. DragonSlayer95

    DragonSlayer95 Resident Air Bender
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    I've never used chrome (don't ask me why), but boat has never failed me :p
     
  6. gtbarry

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    I agree it is the best for Android
     
  7. vosg

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    +1 for boat browser. Personally, I think dropping support for flash is a big mistake. Boat browser does flash, and html5 very well.
     
  8. Hadron

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    Same here, except the reason I've not used Chrome is simple: Gingerbread ;)

    Boat is a fine browser imo.
     
  9. GrenW

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    Chrome here too. Bit slow to start up but for me its the bookmark syncing. Makes my phone an extension of my desktop for surfing
     
  10. annebrooks64

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    I use Chrome because all my bookmarks ate synced across everything.
     
  11. I use Ninesky browser. Works well for my needs.
     
  12. EarlyMon

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    Aside from bookmarks, I don't get the attraction to Chrome. Maybe it's better on a tablet, don't know. I far prefer Boat.
     
  13. NYCHitman1

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    Best being subjective and all.. I prefer a combination of Dolphin and Chrome.
     
  14. Crashdamage

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    Firefox has been my default browser for a long time. Very fast, nice UI, useful extensions, syncing, flash + HTML5, etc. Nothing I've seen in other browsers has given me any reason to change.
     
  15. OnoreDecayed0

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    Boat, nuff said.
     
  16. funpig

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    Boat for me.
     
  17. diceman1000

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    Chrome fit me on my rooted and ROM'd Ascend 2
     
  18. eyebeam

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    One more vote for Boat Browser. Pretty much tried 'em all, and that's the one I've stuck with.
     
  19. mikedt

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    I've taken to using Opera Mini all the time now on my phone.
     
  20. Yes also i agree with gtberry that google chrome is best for Android.
     
  21. El Presidente

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    Nope, the only reason it's installed on any of my devices is the bookmark/desktop sync.

    Boat all the way for me although I keep meaning to give xScope a try, it's meant to be very good.
     
  22. EarlyMon

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    XScope is very good, I use that from time to time as well.
     
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  23. GrouchoM

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    I'm content with Dolphin Mini.
     
  24. TheOtherBill

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    +1 I like Opera on the desktop also and Opera link is really nice.
     
  25. Dieben

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    Yep. pretty much tried 'em all.

    Am I the only one who uses the Maxthon browser? Maxthon is suspiciously similar to Boat but has a better Quick/Home favorites screen and a better "star" bookmark/share button.
     

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