1. stratct's Avatar
    What do you hard core speed freak Android people (like me) use for a Web browser? I hate chrome, I think it's fat, cumbersome and slow. I want a better browser but there are so many out there that I don't know where to start. And old threads have no bearing because there are so many updates and so many new browsers out now. Did i mention I hated chrome?

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    01-31-2014 10:22 PM
  2. wizzrah's Avatar
    What do you hard core speed freak Android people (like me) use for a Web browser? I hate chrome, I think it's fat, cumbersome and slow. I want a better browser but there are so many out there that I don't know where to start. And old threads have no bearing because there are so many updates and so many new browsers out now. Did i mention I hated chrome?

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    I've used:

    Dolphin browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...k.TunnyBrowser

    Mozilla Firefox: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ozilla.firefox

    Boat Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...atbrowser.free

    One Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...cent.ibibo.mtt

    Next Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...iubang.browser

    Maxathon: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...com.mx.browser

    Opera: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....opera.browser

    Puffin Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...oudmosa.puffin

    UC Browser: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....UCMobile.intl

    If I had to pick a top 3, it would be:

    1. Maxathon

    2. Dolphin Browser

    3. Boat Browser
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    01-31-2014 10:30 PM
  3. UJ95x's Avatar
    My favorite is Chrome, but Dolphin browser and Opera Mini are really good too. Seem to be faster, but I've been using chrome for a long time and can't get myself to leave

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    01-31-2014 10:48 PM
  4. wizzrah's Avatar
    My favorite is Chrome, but Dolphin browser and Opera Mini are really good too. Seem to be faster, but I've been using chrome for a long time and can't get myself to leave

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    Chrome is alright. It's better than Firefox I think. On my One X, Firefox crashes a lot whereas Chrome has not crashed once.
    01-31-2014 10:49 PM
  5. UJ95x's Avatar
    Chrome is alright. It's better than Firefox I think. On my One X, Firefox crashes a lot whereas Chrome has not crashed once.
    I haven't tried it on mobile, but the desktop version is OK I guess. Still prefer Chrome on there too, and god forbid I ever have to use IE lol

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    01-31-2014 10:51 PM
  6. wizzrah's Avatar
    I haven't tried it on mobile, but the desktop version is OK I guess. Still prefer Chrome on there too, and god forbid I ever have to use IE lol

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    I use Firefox on my desktop and it's fantastic for sure. You should also try Torch Browser if you like chrome.

    Torch Web Browser - Your All in One Internet Browser

    It's based on Chromium (or Chrome basically).

    Hey, IE 11 is pretty good!
    01-31-2014 10:55 PM
  7. UJ95x's Avatar
    I use Firefox on my desktop and it's fantastic for sure. You should also try Torch Browser if you like chrome.

    Torch Web Browser - Your All in One Internet Browser

    It's based on Chromium (or Chrome basically).

    Hey, IE 11 is pretty good!
    Haven't tried IE11 lol
    Doesn't Ubuntu support actual Chrome now?

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    01-31-2014 11:00 PM
  8. wizzrah's Avatar
    Haven't tried IE11 lol
    Doesn't Ubuntu support actual Chrome now?

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    I don't know. I know there's a chromium browser which is basically chrome.

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    01-31-2014 11:31 PM
  9. UJ95x's Avatar
    I don't know. I know there's a chromium browser which is basically chrome.

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    I know they only had Chromium at first. Not sure about now, but I'm pretty sure that the official one is supported

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    01-31-2014 11:39 PM
  10. wizzrah's Avatar
    I know they only had Chromium at first. Not sure about now, but I'm pretty sure that the official one is supported

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    Chrome for Linux:

    http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/w00t.html

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    01-31-2014 11:47 PM
  11. ojz0r's Avatar
    I did use opera before and i liked the text wrapping and nav bar option down on screen.
    But since the december update of firefox ive gone with that instead. Being able to use addons like adblock and ghostery is great.

    I've tested boat, puffin, uc, dolphin, maxthon for a very short period but none of them were to my liking.
    I have never tested chrome though, never used it on computer (firefox there) so wont use it on android either.
    02-01-2014 06:15 PM
  12. nessinhaw's Avatar
    Next Browser is my favorite!

    sent from my Moto G <3
    02-02-2014 06:21 AM
  13. vizbot's Avatar
    I mostly stick with Chrome as it syncs everything with my Google account.
    02-02-2014 06:37 AM
  14. A895's Avatar
    Ugh Chrome sucks bad for me nowadays. I use naked Browser sometimes:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...v.nakedbrowser

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    02-02-2014 07:34 AM
  15. wizzrah's Avatar
    Ugh Chrome sucks bad for me nowadays. I use naked Browser sometimes:

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...v.nakedbrowser

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    You should try Next Browser.
    02-02-2014 11:32 AM
  16. Ryanra's Avatar
    I love Chrome on Android but actually use FireFox for Android more because of it's Desktop version that I find to be the most customizable browser and I use it to sync between all my devices (Laptop, GS3, Desktop).
    02-02-2014 01:59 PM
  17. wizzrah's Avatar
    I love Chrome on Android but actually use FireFox for Android more because of it's Desktop version that I find to be the most customizable browser and I use it to sync between all my devices (Laptop, GS3, Desktop).
    Yes! I like how you can install add-ons on the mobile version of Firefox.
    02-02-2014 03:29 PM
  18. Relletti's Avatar
    I use chrome and boat browser on my phone. I wish I could use firefox but for some reason it doesnt have text reflow and big fonts when on a website

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    02-05-2014 04:17 PM

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