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The browsers that I use on mobile

I have 3 browsers on my Android phone at the moment. I usually use Google Chrome most of the time while sometimes I use the default browser as well as Opera. Here is a list of things that I use for each browser:

Chrome- This is my main browser. I use Chrome for almost everything especially for browsing at Frihost as it automatically enlarges text so that it is easier for me to read. I also use it to surf most websites. I like this browser's design the most.

Default browser- I very rarely use this browser and I do not plan to use it anymore because I do not like the design.

Opera- I use this browser less often because I do not completely like the design of the browser despite having an option to compress data to significantly save mobile data. It is also harder to access Frihost on this browser.

Personally, I think that Google Chrome is the best browser as it is the only browser I know that magnifies text which is very important for users with small phones. I think that browsers such as the Dolphin Browser are only slihtly better than the default browser as it has very similar but slihtly improved features.

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I'm not too crazy about Google, being concerned about its aggressiveness in capturing every one's data, but if Google Chrome is the best for smart phones and getting on to Frihost, then I'll probably have to change my mind one day.

Wonder whether this is the same for iPad? I.e. Google Chrome being the better of the browsers?
deanhills on Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:56 pm
Dean; each has its perks and drawbacks, but, I do use Chrome most of the time on my iPhone and iPad too. The main reasons are that I like being able to access my bookmarks and open tabs from my computer and other devices, no matter which system I'm using, and I like the way it handles tabs better.

I still use Safari for some things; it handles embedded video better, for example, and I also haven't found a way to have Chrome open files from sites in another application (for example download a pdf into GoodReader instead of the browser).

I've tried Opera a couple times on my mobiles and just never liked it. It's too unpolished and clunky for an enjoyable browsing experience. Dolphin browser works pretty well, but I've deleted it from my devices in favour of Chrome; I like its gestures and the like, but I found it didn't work as smoothly as I'd have liked.
Ankhanu on Sat Mar 30, 2013 5:22 pm
This will help you to know about that.,2817,2409148,00.asp
cybersa on Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:03 pm
Deanhills, I think that Google has good intentions as with most companies. I noticed that Google collects so much data from people which makes them uncomfortable. While I support this move because it makes things more convenient for users as well as there would be more information for analysis and research, I think that Google should do more to alert users that data is being collected so that people would feel less uncomfortable as they would have more privacy.
twotrophy on Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:55 pm
Thanks for all of the info. Definitely food for thought. Now for getting that iPad first. Think I'm going to start my searches for it during the next weekend. And then install Google Chrome just for the heck of it. That and Safari as well. Thanks for that tip Ankhanu about Safari being good for videos.
deanhills on Sun Mar 31, 2013 7:38 pm
I am using chrome in my mobile phone
riteshk1 on Wed Dec 25, 2013 6:29 pm

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