Is there one clear "best browser" for the IPAD 3?

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    I have yet to use anything but Safari...
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    Hello Kwitel, by default Safari is the 'best' browser for the iPad. However, if you search around the forum, members often provide their favorite alternative to Safari. I did a search in the AppStore and it gave me list of some of the more popular web browsers. This is just the first page. Search under 'web browsers'.

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    Google chrome
    If u use chrome on ur computer then u knw tht it is the best browser. U can sync all ur bookmarks and history.
    If u havent used chrome on comp still dont matter. Try it.
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    I have Chrome both on my desktop computer and on my iPad, but I prefer Firefox. The first things I wanted to add to my iPad Chrome were Adblock and Ghostery, but so far no luck yet. :) If I wasn't looking for these two addons, I would stick with Safari.
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    Google Chrome aswell... Seems to be the majority so far...
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    I use Icab mobile and it is freaking sweet. I would consider giving it a shot
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    Thank you.

    Im a desktop-chrome user and love it.
    I tried signing in but am not finding my bookmarks anywhere.
    Is there a step that I am missing?
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    Safari, mainly as most apps can link to it, I like the offline reading mode and again some apps have portals from safari to the app itself for saving web page data, like my notes application.
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    I have Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 8 (long story with wine) and Safari on my MacBook Pro. I end up using Safari 99% of the time. I have tried many on my iPad, but still end up using Safari 99% of the time.

    comes down to personal preference...
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    I've been trying it out too. Seems it has a chance to become the winner on my pad in a few days. :D
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    There is no 'best', it's all subjective.

    I've personally tried most and prefer Safari every time. Cant wait to see if Firefox ever gets here though.
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    Chrome. Much much faster than Safari on Macs as well as iPads.
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    All a matter of personal preference. I'm a big fan of Atomic Web Browser and rarely use anything else.
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    I use Chrome everytime

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