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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by blahblahyoutoo, Jun 12, 2012.

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  1. Stock

    29 vote(s)
    26.1%
  2. Firefox

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  3. Chrome

    54 vote(s)
    48.6%
  4. Dolphin

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  5. Opera

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  6. Skyfire

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  7. Miren

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  8. Other

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  1. blahblahyoutoo

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    The stock ICS browser is pretty good IMO.
    The only feature I would like is a shortcut for immediately scrolling back to the top (like the home key does on a desktop).
    IIRC, I believe some 3rd party browsers allow for that with the volume up/down keys?
     

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    I like Opera myself. One reason is that when you scroll and you do it fast it will pop up a button to take you all the way to the top or bottom depending on which way you scrolled.

    The other browsers have more bells but for phone browsing Opera is just enough without having all the junk I'll never use getting in the way. Less is more.
     
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    Chrome. I just wish it would update the thumbnails in the stock bookmark widget.
     
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    use chrome, but only because spell checker doesn't work on the stock one.
     
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    Chrome. Just wish it had 'history'. I often want to go back to a site I was on earlier and have no simple list to access.
     
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    I use Stock. I love the full screen and quick controls feature. I use Dolphin on my tablets though. Haven't tried Chrome in a while since I didn't see a whole lot of features I felt I was missing.
    You may want to update your poll to have Boat as I know it's very popular (haven't used it myself).
     
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    I feel stock ICS browser is sufficient for my browsing needs. I was big fan of Dolphin but rarely use it now on Nexus. Chrome is nice too. But it seems pretty big on memory/storage and doesn't offer anything special that stock browser can't do, IMO.
     
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    I noticed that each post for Chrome comes with a complaint. Time to branch out?

    Seriously Dolphin and Opera are really nice mobile browsers.
     
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    Love the data compression and tabbed browsing...simple to use UI
     
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    Was using stock for a while but now I'm using Dolphin and xScope. Like the functionality of Dolphin but I like being able to download streaming movies with xScope.

    Sent from my GT-P7510 using Tapatalk
     
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    I use several depending on what I'm doing because I don't think any one does everything the best. That said, I tend to use Chrome though I wish it re-flowed text as well as the standard ICS. Opera tends to handle strict text pages pretty well too.
     
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    chrome is slower than the stock browser for me, but the spell checker works. i've tried all the rest on the app market and didn't like them. android's browsers suck.
     
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    I like the cross sync function of Chrome.
     
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    sync'ing bookmarks with your desktop Chrome?
    can you explain this feature?
     
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    It's mind Boggling to me that no one is using ICS Browser+ ... to me since the day it's been out has been the hands down best browser. I can never go back to not have Quick Controls. Everything accessible with just slide of finger on edge of screen.. you people don't know what your missing. Also it sync's bookmarks with my desktop ... NO other browser does anythign better.
     
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    I tried them all and many are quite user friendly, but it seems to me that the ICS+ is the fastest and most reliable of the group. My second choice is Dolphin HD, which has a nice side bar action, although this sometimes opens accidentally if you finger swipes too close to the edge.
    Samsung Galaxy S2- ICS (Costa Rica)
     
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    I'm about 50/50 stock and chrome. If I know a site is flash intensive, I'll use stock since chrome doesn't do flash. Otherwise, if I am forum browsing, I use chrome as it is faster than the stock for me. Between those 2, I have everything I need in my mobile web browsing.
     
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    I use ICS Browser +. It's based off of the stock browser (basically Stock with some enhancements).

    I can't stand the lack of Flash in Chrome and Firefox. If either had Flash, I'd give them another shot.
     
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    Chrome all day err day
     
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    This mostly. I use stock for pr0n. But I wouldn't say that's (quite) 50/50.
     
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    I use dolphin as it has lastpass plugin support.
     
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    ICS Browser+
     
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    that's the thing i miss, but the lack of spell check, plus constant blue squares highlighting every single link when i'm simply scrolling is annoying.
     
  24. blahblahyoutoo

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    how do you sync desktop bookmarks?
     
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    I was using chrome but then I kept getting a bad looking light blue screen come up when scrolling while the page was rendering, so I switched back to stock which is plenty smooth enough. The only thing I miss is the easy swipe to switch tabs in chrome. Oh and I also miss how if you clicked a link in chrome that was really close to another link in chrome, instead of making an assumption, it would zoom in and let you re-click the link.
     
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