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What browser is every body useing

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by tazz3, Apr 24, 2013.

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    hello i pad users what web browser are you guys and gals useing i heard Safari dont have an option for all desktop sites and how is chrome on the ipad does it run smooth?? when i get my ipad i really dont wanna use chrome lol
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    Safari all the way. Tried Chrome and dumped it.
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    Safari here too. I tried two browsers and deleted them after short time.
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    I've been using Atomic Web Browser for a solid two years now. I've never had any problems with it and it's customized to my exact preferences.:)
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    Same here - usually just use Safari - also have Atomic Web & Maxthon​ on my iPad but don't use the latter two much, so cannot give you any pointers. :)
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    Have tried several and always end up back on Safari! I do use Atomic Web Browser on my ipad mini sometimes as I can increase the font more easily on my favourite sites.


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    I've been using Mercury. I like its gesture-based navigation options, its flexibility, and its features. It offers limited adblocking, too.

    Unfortunately, there's no way to designate anything but Safari as the default browser without jailbreaking.

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    Some browser everyone calls Safari!
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    Thanks all ,does safari go right to desktop mode..when i played with ipad at best buy it went to desktop mode
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    Safari, use Chrome a bit and just installed one called AdBlock. It seems to do really well blocking ads.
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    Safari, 1password built in browser, Puffin.
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    I alternate among Safari, Atomic, Dolphin, Opera, Terra, SplitScreen, Side by Side and NightOwl.
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    Dolphin and oprea are also made for the. ipad i though it was only for android..this is good news thanks kay
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    "Mercury" is better than any I have tried on iPad 2
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    I must be one of the very few that exclusively uses Chrome on the iPad.
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    I suggest you try various browsers and see what works best for you, even if there are ones you already like in Android, because they're not identical across platforms.

    I use the different browsers for various reasons. For instance, Terra lets you set a pass code, so that no one can use it without that code. That way, no one can accidentally delete or otherwise muck up your bookmarks (or if you want privacy if you share your iPad).

    The SplitScreen and Side by Side ones let you divide your screen among more than one Web page.

    NightOwl lets you drop down brightness way low, in case you want to browse in dark settings.

    And so on. It's great to have lots of choices and flexibility.

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