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Lightning Browser for Tablets Gives Great Performance and a Small Footprint
When it comes to browser selection on Android, there are generally two types to choose from. There are stripped down, quick, small browsers and there are large, powerful, and feature filled browsers. Both have their various pros and cons. While most of us prefer full-featured browsers such as Chrome or Firefox, quite a few still prefer stripped down, smaller browsers.
Lightning Browser by XDA Senior Member anthonycr is one such browser. As with most replacement browsers on Android, it’s not a full fledged browser replacement, like Firefox, Opera, or Chrome. Instead, it is a simplified interface for the native browser engine found in Android. Perhaps due to the small footprint, it also seems to be quite speedy.
There are still some key features that need to be implemented, though. There is no bookmark support right now, but it’s planned for a future release. There will also be theming options in the future, along with custom user agent string support. Lightning Browser is also optimized for tablets, but not yet for smartphones. These are all issues that will be addressed in future updates.
If you want to try a browser with decent performance and a small footprint, then this is worth checking out. You can find more details about it in the Lightning Browser thread.
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Once a year, top players in the mobile sphere gather for MWC, to show off what they've been working on and collectively set the standard for the year to come. Yesterday was a big day with the launch of HTC and Samsung's flagships, alongside numerous other announcements, and today it was Google's turn to take the stage. SVP Sundar Pichai took the stage in Barcelona to speak about Google's network initiatives, Project Link and Project Loon, as well as to...
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