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#1 david

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 00:06

New browser called Next Browser is pure awesome. Android users should really check it out.

https://play.google....jiubang.browser


#2 Audioboxer

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 00:11

While the GO Apps can be good, they usually end up bloated with soo much crap.

#3 ctrl_alt_delete

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 01:34

I gave it a run since yesterday and no its not that awesome. It maybe better than some but dolphin is better to me. With next browser it's a pain to pan and zoom. Because it's always activating the side panels.....a pain in the asss. I don't think the tab control was well thought out....

#4 Deleted Bye

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 01:38

I really dislike Android on phones but curious to see if the browser is as clunky...

#5 LUTZIFER

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 01:40

Yeah read about it before. Never bothered trying it though. Don't browse a whole lot on my phone. Chrome works fine enough for my usage.
I'd change if there was an IE version for Android though, but I doubt we'll see that.

#6 Growled

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 02:34

I honestly haven't seen anything that really beats the default browser.

#7 iron2000

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 08:02

Saw how GO SMS Pro slowly get bloated and decided against anymore GO Apps.
(I hated that dialog that announce that theres new themes, I don't need their version of WhatApp embedded inside)

But the interface for Next looks pretty good better than Dolphin.
Simple, flat and goes well with Holo.

But I kind of enjoy the convenience of Chrome Sync so I'll stay with Chrome.

#8 +Frank B.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 08:07

For me Chrome on Android works well. I hardly ever use the third party browsers I did install, and can't see myself trying the GO Next browser to be honest.

#9 TheLegendOfMart

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 08:48

In what way does it "kill" Chrome?

I've always found Go apps bloated, filled with ads, etc..

#10 AbandonedTrolley

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 13:06

Saw how GO SMS Pro slowly get bloated and decided against anymore GO Apps.
(I hated that dialog that announce that theres new themes, I don't need their version of WhatApp embedded inside)

But the interface for Next looks pretty good better than Dolphin.
Simple, flat and goes well with Holo.

But I kind of enjoy the convenience of Chrome Sync so I'll stay with Chrome.


Yeah Go SMS is pretty bloated, I have it set to just run on Lite mode and have gone through the getjar apps to get rid of the text messages telling me that there is a new theme out. Took about 20 minutes of my time to get enough credits for 6 months of silence! Not checked Handcent for a while but prefered the customisation of GoSMS.

#11 +V-Tech

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 13:10

Chrome works so well for, dont see a reason to change something that works well.
The last update they made with the full screen was really cool.

#12 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 13:16

For my existing Android Tablet and until last week when i still had an Android phone i used Chrome and only Chrome, i disabled or when available removed the default browser that comes with Android and Chrome was always good to me. ran better than anything else i found and i loved that all my stuff synced between my computer and the phone due to my Chrome usage on the PC.

#13 xendrome

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 13:19

I really dislike Android on phones but curious to see if the browser is as clunky...


Are you saying Android is clunky on phones or this browser, or chrome, or what?

If it doesn't sync with my Chrome settings/bookmarks I'm not interested.

#14 tsupersonic

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 15:26

I really dislike Android on phones but curious to see if the browser is as clunky...

Go troll or cry to your Apple peeps.

Tried it, not impressed. I'm sticking with HTC Sense's stock browser - it's very fast and works well enough.

#15 iron2000

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 15:31

Yeah Go SMS is pretty bloated, I have it set to just run on Lite mode and have gone through the getjar apps to get rid of the text messages telling me that there is a new theme out. Took about 20 minutes of my time to get enough credits for 6 months of silence! Not checked Handcent for a while but prefered the customisation of GoSMS.

I totally got rid of GO SMS and went back to Cyanogenmod's default SMS app as it already has the SMS popup which is what I wanted.