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I'm lookng for a web browser. Anyone know a great one?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Torria, Mar 30, 2011.

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    I'm having trouble viewing a web site and someone from the apple store told me to try to download a web browser so I could see the full content of the web page. Is anyone currently using one that you would recommend?
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    iCab mobile
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    I have been using Atomic!
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    Thanks. I have downloaded six web browsers thus far and still can't view the framed content.. Anyone know of a browser that will let you scroll framed content?
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    The iPad's native browser Safari will let you do that.

    To scroll framed content you need to use the two-finger scroll gesture. It takes a while to get used to, but use your thumb and first finger together in the frame and scroll up or down using both fingers at once....

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    Actually you might find your first and second finger easier to use!!

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    I've tried that and it didn't work. Any other ideals? I'm so frustrated with this page.
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    Can you post the URL of the page and I'll have a look - or PM it to me if you'd prefer.

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    It really should work. Post the url here and others can see if it works for them.
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    The big joke here is that no matter what browser you install, Safari will remain the default browser. Somebody emails you a link and you click on it (instead of copying and pasting it into the browser of your choice) and it will open in Safari. There's nothing you can do to change it. The Apple fans will find no fault with that. Those of us who use computers will.

    Don't get me wrong. I love my iPad(s). They are the best portable media devices in the world. But real life computing, like spreadsheets, databases, heavy format word processing, pdf creation, etc require a computer. And you can change things like default browsers and email apps in a computer. Those choices were not part of the design concept of the iPad, and, I can understand why. It's all up to your expectations.
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    Mercury browser it's the best!!!
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    If you are jailbroken there is an app that changes the default. Its called BrowserChanger.


    Also, on a separate note, I have tried pretty much all of the third party browsers and by far iCabMobile is the best. Used to use Atomic as my main browser, but it became annoying and was missing features that iCab delivers on.
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    Have you tried Terra?
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    Thanks everyone for your input but I've given up. I now understand that website made in frames will not work on this device.
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    Just stick with Safari.

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