5 Great Alternative Browsers to Google Chrome
You might be rocking an Android device but that doesn’t mean you need to stick with the default Google Chrome browser that you’re supplied with. In fact, there are tons of great alternatives that live and breathe on the Play Store. Some are absolutely terrible of course but then there are the ones that are just magical.
Almost all of you would have heard of Firefox. Back in the day, it rivaled Internet Explorer as ‘the’ web browser of choice for your laptop. Now it rivals Google Chrome. The web browser from Mozilla might not be too different from Chrome, but if you’re a fan of it on your desktop then you’ll love following that through to your fingertips. There are customization options, quick access features to get to your favorite sites and you can sync everything to make it easier.
Mercury is next and it’s packed with features, many of which are more aimed at the private side of browsing. Trying to keep your information to yourself is increasingly difficult due to trackers and GPS signals and all sorts of hidden things within web pages. Mercury however it a must-have tool if you’d like a bit more privacy. You can set a passcode to lock access to your browser, it supports flash (which is becoming rare among browsers) and it offers a brilliant browsing experience.
Dolphin…if you’ve never tried Dolphin then stop reading and download it, right now, I can wait before continuing on…Got it? Brilliant. Dolphin is an extremely multi-purpose browser that is bursting with features. It offers secure, private browsing, it fully supports flash, has incognito modes, you can add themes and loads more. There are also additional add-ons you can download to enhance your experience and it supports gestures! Gestures might be more of a novelty act but they also add to the charm of Dolphin Browser. It’s an all-rounded top app and shouldn’t be overlooked.
If you’re after a stable browser with unique features then you’ll want to indulge yourself in the famous Opera browser. You can browse at high speeds and it surpasses the optimal level which you are used to. You can streamline and organize your favorite sites and nick-nacks and the app really makes it easy to navigate between tabs, news, and multimedia. If you’re fed up of Chrome then Opera should be on your list of consideration.
Last on our list of magical browsers is the UC Browser. You want to browse quickly, everybody does, and this app doesn’t disappoint. It offers users to fastest Internet browsing experience and you can configure all sorts of navigation modes, making it incredibly easy to locate sites. You can also surf anonymously so nobody is able to take note of your business online. You can even take screenshots (which might not be the greatest selling point, but it’s always handy to snap your screen now and again).