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Android Apps

Chrome for Android goes global: adds languages, supported countries, and new features

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Chrome for Android has become the best browser app on Android for me. The only shortcoming is that it doesn’t support Adobe Flash, something I use often, so it’s not an exclusive option for me. But i…

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Google Chrome browser finally comes to Android 4.0

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Many Android users mistakenly think of the standard Android browser as Chrome. It would seem natural that Google’s browser would be on Google’s mobile operating system, but that’s not th…

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Bolt 3.0 graduates from beta, claims to be Android’s fastest browser alternative

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Bolt debuted on Android earlier this year as a semi-private beta. It was big, glitchy, and didn’t feel nearly as fast as the name would imply. However, developers were quick to adapt and listen to feedbac…

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Bolt! browser comes to Android. Be one of the first 500 to get in the private beta.

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Hey, BlackBerry users, remember Bolt browser and how it was really, really fast on your previous phone? Windows Mobile users, you’re probably familiar, too. Well, get a bit of nostalgia and download Bo…

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Android App Reviews

DualWeb gives Android Honeycomb a 2-for-1 split-screen web browser [App Reviews]

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Tabbed browsing is one of my favorite things about Android Honeycomb, and that’s because switching between tabs is so much easier than switching between windows on the phone. But what if you don’…

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Skyfire 4.0 goes freemium, adds customized Skybar, news, and deals

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Skyfire has introduced 4.0 of its popular Android browser, and the company is adopting a freemium business model in the process. While previous Skyfire users will not notice any change on their current device…

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Opera Mobile 11 and Mini 6 for Android video demo

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Opera Mobile has managed to stick around the conversation of best desktop browser, despite massive gains from Firefox and Chrome. On Android, the folks from Opera Software are attempting to gain a stronger fo…

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Lifestyle

Skyfire 3.0 is Android’s most Facebook-friendly browser app

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There are plenty of browser alternatives for Android, but Skyfire has added some new features that may push it up the list for Facebook addicts. Heck, nearly 2 million people have already made it their browser o…

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Opera Mobile coming to Android Nov. 9

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Opera Mobile was first distributed in December 2009, but only to phone makers and not general consumers. We’re now in November 2010 and Android users still don’t have access to Opera Mobile. That…

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Firefox for Android beta now much smaller and faster

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Mozilla has released an update for the Android version of Firefox that address some of the major concerns that users have had with the app. For starters, Mozilla has cut a lot of the fat to get the install size down…

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Free apps

Skyfire reaches 1 million downloads, now supports more handsets

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Android browser app Skyfire has done very well since it was first released a few months ago. Skyfire has become so popular that the app has crossed the one million downloads threshold, putting in the top .02 perc…

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Reviews

Fennec: Firefox for Android Alpha Review

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Mozilla recognizes mobile as the next frontier in the competitive browser market, so it’s jumping into the fray with an Android app. Fennec is the mobile version of Firefox, and it’s now available as an alpha. K…

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Skyfire adds streaming Flash video and social features to Android

Lifestyle

Skyfire adds streaming Flash video and social features to Android

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Skyfire is now available in the Android Market. The Android browser alternative was in alpha just a few weeks ago, and the public beta can be installed for testing. Beta means there may be some bugs or issues to ir…

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How to make Opera Mini 5 the default Android browser with Opera Bridge

Android Apps

How to make Opera Mini 5 the default Android browser with Opera Bridge

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Opera Mini 5 is my favorite browser on Android, yet I can’t make it the default browser on my Android. Maybe Opera has a justifiable reason for doing this, but I don’t really care; I want my MTV Opera M…

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Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

Android Apps

Skyfire coming to Android via purchase of Steel browser creator

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If your first smartphone was Android-based, you probably don’t know much about Skyfire. But for those of us who migrated from Windows Mobile or S60, you know it was one of the best web browser alternative…

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