Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 10th Feb 2013 21:07 UTC
Google "No, there's only one area where Android falls really, horribly, undeniably short when it comes to the tablet form factor: The web browser. It's the most fundamental tablet app, IMHO, and yet the web experience on Android could not possibly be worse." This, right here, is it. On my Nexus 7 - there's not a single decent web browser. Not one. The stock browser? Crashes a lot. Chrome? Slow, touch-unfriendly UI, laggy, and locks up all the time. Everything else uses non-standard UIs are, are plain buggy, are also slow, or any combination of the three - and yes, this includes your favourite browser. I've been through them all. Just yesterday I loaded up my iPhone 3GS, and Safari was like a dream. Internet Explorer 10 on Windows Phone 8? Buttery smooth and excellent UI. How Google - a web company - can let this situation persist is beyond me.
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RE: Webkit2
by Kochise on Sun 10th Feb 2013 21:53 UTC in reply to "Webkit2"
Kochise
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Opera Mini and Mobile ain't good either, they don't use the desktop 'Presto' engine, which is more and more crash prone while being somewhat pretty decent IMHO. However since Opera decided to ditch out their internal web and javascript engine for webkit, I don't know what gonna make a difference in the long run.

Kochise

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