HANOVER, GERMANY – MARCH 02: A visitor tries out the HTC Desire HD Android mobile phone at the Vodafone stand at the CeBIT technology trade fair on March 2, 2011 in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT 2011 will be open to the public from March 1-5. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
Picking the Best Browser for a Mobile Phone
These days most people use their mobile phones as a way to surf the internet. In this case they want a browser that is fast and reliable. With there being a large variety of browsers to choose from it can be confusing deciding which one to pick. Here are a few things to look for when selecting the best browser for a mobile phone.
One thing to consider when selecting a browser for android phones is if you are planning on using add-ons. For those who like having the option of adding plenty of add-ons, consider a browser that supports it. There are some browsers that not only fully support various types of add-ons but also ones that allow users to add their own touches to the browser. These personal touches include having the ability to pick a customized skin as well as special features that help to correct common typos and other misspellings that may prevent a reliable browsing session.
How Fast of a Browser do you Want?
For those users who are looking for extreme speed, it is important to consider picking a browser that offers a mini-browser. This mini-browser first compresses the information of the website you are trying to look at and takes away all of the extras while allowing you to see all of the important information. By taking away all of the extras on the page, users are able to still view the bulk of the web page but in a lightning fast speed.
Those who do not mind a somewhat slower speed and those who prefer to see a webpage as it would look at home on a desktop computer should opt for a browser that sends the entire contents of the page so users are able to see it in its true form.
No Frills, No Fuss
Users who are looking for a basic browser and are not concerned over having any options will likely find the stock browsers on android phones to be more than enough. These browsers are the ones that are already installed on the mobile phones and do not require much upkeep other than the occasional updates. These browsers are fairly fast and offer users some special options and features. Users are able to clear out their own search history as well as see popular search results making their search easier.