Puffin Browser - anyone tried this?

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  1. donka

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    Puffin Browser has shown up in the App Store and claims to playback flash content and even flash games. It says it is using remote servers so I would guess means it is similar to Skyfire but found the claim about online flash gaming a little too far.
    Has anyone any experience with this yet?
     
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    It supports flash content, which is not supported by Skyfire, this is important for me because most websites from suppliers use flash for their product cataloque. I didn't try games. It is faster than Skyfire and flash content is nice integrated in the webpage and not in a new window.
     
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    I would highly recommend this app, even in it's early stage, I stumbled upon this app looking for 'cloud browse' another cloud based browser that supports flash, but unfortunately 'cloud browse' is only for US and Canadian users and like the above comment it supports true flash not like skyfire at all (and I would know as I own skyfire) yes it's a little slow, needs improvements, and flash game integration but the core features all here. It's also universal so u can use it on iPad and iPhone by only paying once and it's only 59p and yes u get real flash :) this app really needs support because the more money they make the more time they will take to improve it.
     
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    I love this app. I have not tried flas video but audio works great and they don't want any subscription fees...trying to figure hoe to make it run in background tho.
     
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    I bought Puffin a couple of months ago and was not thrilled with it. But they recently did an upgrade and the strolling is better it is faster. The video are pretty good. I tried to play bejewel blitz on it and no you can't play well but there is a bejewel app so that is fine. It has improve so much that I plan to use it for my main browser.
     
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    Thanks for the update jeans94621. A Puffin we will go!
     
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    It works great.
     
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    Does it really? It is rare that I hear this.
     
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    I downloaded it a few days ago with the express intention of hopefully viewing flash on sites like BBC and so forth. Nadda. No works. This means it's just another browser.
     
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    Hope i didn't speak too soon.
     
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    Keep us posted.:)
     
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    Works great for me too but I can't get backgrounder to keep flash audio playing while I surf any suggestions .
     
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    My two cents. It stinks. Just downloaded it. Sure it plays flash, but you can't interact with the flash player, no smooth scrolling, and fast...not so much.

    There's better browsers out there, Im gonna stick with Terra and skyfire (usually when I go to imdb)

    But I'm glad everybody else has a good time with it...

    :)
     
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    It works. I had no issues watching the flash on my Ipad and Iphone 4. The only concern is that the flash player is not smooth. Worth the .99C
     
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    I have tried just about every browser in the app store and the Puffin browser is my favorite. The video maybe a step behind but the audio is perfect. What i don't like about skyfire is it does not play all videos. I have not run across a video that it does not play. The iSwifter browser play the videos perfect but the browsing is horrible. I use Puffing for my browsing and videos. I of course can't play games on the browser.
     
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