Browser apps?

Discussion in 'Android Applications Discussions' started by MAzing87, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. MAzing87

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    Are there any available that might be better than the one already installed? Any that can read gif and animated files?
     
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    From what i understand there are a few (2-3) browsers on the Android Market, i've read mixed reviews on them but in the end overall it seems the default browser is better.

    IMO if you can wait a little bit, Firefox Mobile aka Fennec is in development and should be released in a few weeks or so to try out.

    https://wiki.mozilla.org/Fennec
     
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    I use dolphin browser its got skins and gestures, has many more features. Really good free browser. Waiting on firefox to come out, I think I read somewhere that it comes out next month.
     
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    Do you think they'll have add-ons like the standard firefox? That would be way cool.
     
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    Yes ff mobile aka pocketfox will have add ons it will sync with your desktop have the awesome bar. They have a youtube channel showing these features. Also opera mobile 10 is dew out next month also.
     
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    I use both FF and Opera, can't wait to try them on my droid.
     
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    Personally...

    I'd recommend sticking with the default/Google browser.

    It's fast, efficient, and functional.​
     
  8. Malvado

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    yea the default browser seems to work flawlesly
     
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    Tell them and they will build it

    there are several people on this forum that work for google and motorola if we make browser suggestion they will look at them and will most likely put them in an ota patch or in a download upgrade on the market
     
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    I am really looking forward to "Fennec" I love firefox and if I can sync my Droid with my desktop browser..WOW!
     
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    I agree the def app works good, but does that dolphin app play animated images and gifs? Is it as fast as the default app?
     
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    That's not a good attitude for open development platforms...

    the "It's good enough" attitude never gets us anywhere. I'm looking forward to the Mozilla browser as well as perhaps skyfire, and others to see what else may be fastER, MORE efficient and HIGHER functionality.