I have to be honest here, when surfing on the iPad I’ve never really given any other browser a chance. Safari is perfect for everything I need, I can’t think of the last time it frustrated me.
That Safari synchronises with my bookmarks is merely a bonus that helps it keep its lead.
I am, however, fascinated to know what other browsers people do use on their iPads. There must be reasons that make you want to switch, be it the ability to view Flash or simply the superior functionality, and I’d love to know them! What browser do you use, and why is that your current choice?
Do you use Skyfire because you can’t live without Flash? Or use a different browser in order to go full screen?
What percentage of iPad users stick with Safari as their primary browser? I’m betting it’s pretty high…
Lets get an idea of the top browsers among the illustrious readers of iPad.AppStorm, get involved with the poll just over there. It’d be great to know why you use what you use, especially if you select a browser other than Safari!
People love choices. Whether we opt for them or not, it’s always good to have choices. So despite Apple’s ridiculous rule that prevents any browser that doesn’t have a Webkit engine under its hood, iPad users still look for a better alternative to mobile Safari.
I don’t blame Safari. It’s a great browser, but for a long time we have been spoiled with the umpteen plugins and themes that we use in our desktop browsers. After the break, we have compiled a list of ten cool alternatives to the stock iPad browser.