What browser are you using on your iphone?


boomhower

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Oct 21, 2011
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Safari No problems in my usage. Plus everything syncs nicely with my desktop version. Very happy.
 

easy-peasy

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Jan 31, 2014
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Are you guys using anything other than safari?
iCab is the most versatile browser on the App Store IMO. It literally has hundreds of options to customize it.

I personally use the following on it:
Adblocker
+
Ability to download files
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Ability to upload files
+
Cloud support
+
Fullscreen mode with semi transparent control toggles
 

mario-64

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Jun 23, 2012
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Are you guys using anything other than safari?
Since "upgrading" to iOS 7 I've been using Mercury browser. I hold the phone in landscape orientation and there's a bug with Safari where it auto-rotates the screen counter clockwise every time you unlock the phone. Mercury offers rotation lock which works around the bug
 

C DM

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Oct 17, 2011
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I hate Safari and Webkit in all its forms.

This is what I use…
Don't all browsers in iOS (at least non-jailbroken) essentially use UIWebView that still uses the same WebKit that Safari uses (just without the benefit of the faster Nitro JavaScript engine that is there for Safari)?
 

QuarterSwede

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Don't all browsers in iOS (at least non-jailbroken) essentially use UIWebView that still uses the same WebKit that Safari uses (just without the benefit of the faster Nitro JavaScript engine that is there for Safari)?
Yes, all browsers must use webkit. The frontend is all that changes from app to app.

I use mobile Safari because it's faster than the rest thanks to Nitro (javascript engine) not being available to other browsers. Mobile Safari seems to load twice as fast on most websites.
 

eyoungren

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Don't all browsers in iOS (at least non-jailbroken) essentially use UIWebView that still uses the same WebKit that Safari uses (just without the benefit of the faster Nitro JavaScript engine that is there for Safari)?
Go ahead and ask me how it is I want my crow served up to me! :eek:

Yes, Dolphin is webkit. A minor fact I did not realize until I looked it up. Guess I have to retract my earlier statement.

Thanks for setting me straight! :)
 

eyoungren

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I used dolphin for android for years and loved it, didn't even know it existed for ios. I'll have to check it out.

I've been using safari with adblock on iphone.
One of the things I really like about it is that it has a Firefox extension that allows you to share tabs between Dolphin on iOS and Firefox on your computer.

Sure, you can do that with Safari, but Dolphin is one of the few third party browsers I know of that is capable of this.
 

Toltepeceno

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I have it installed now and I see where you can sync chrome or firefox, I synced with the android version and am syncing now, but it looks like it does not support all of the add on extensions the android version does and sonar is free on android (didn't use it so doesn't matter, used some of the add on's. It still looks promising though, I am going to run it for a while and think I will probably stick with it.

Android version add on's.

http://dolphin.com/add-ons/
 
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Ludatyk

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May 27, 2012
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I alternate between Safari & Chrome.

I prefer Safari, but sometimes I get stuck on mobile view of a website and Chrome handles desktop view much easier.
 

d.flux

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Feb 24, 2014
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Pretty much I'm using safari for my daily browser but if I need something from my bookmarks I switch to chrome because it syncs with my chrome on my PC
 

Oohara

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Jun 28, 2012
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Chrome. I prefer swiping between tabs to swiping to go back or forward.