Dolphin browser brings multi-touch to DROID

Dolphin browser brings multi-touch to DROID
The Motorola DROID DOES many things but one thing it does not do is support multi-touch in the browser. However, a simple download of the Dolphin browser from the Android Market can change all that. Dolphin has just added multi-touch zoom support to the DROID, so if you're jealous that the overseas version of the phone does pinch-to-zoom in the browser, or if you are a heavy user of the social networking sites, you might want to check out the video and give this browser a shot. Among the interesting features is that each site visited is checked for an RSS feed and if the RSS button appears, you can subscribe to the feed via Google Reader. You can share links with others through your social networking sites.Pages load quickly and there is quick connectivity with Google services. If you do go shopping at the Android Market and decide to pick up the Dolphin browser, let us know what you think and how it compares with other mobile browsers that you are familiar with.

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source:  Dolphin via EngadgetMobile



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6 Comments

1. crappypunk

Posts: 131; Member since: Aug 15, 2009

it aint working on mine

2. merc56

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 16, 2009

I got this update last week and it works. It is a bit touchy and takes some getting used to, but it works. Hopefully it will either get easier or updated. Also, it doesn't say so above, but the Dolphin browser is FREE at the marketplace. They also keep working on the browser and I have had a few updates already, not to fix problems, but adding functionality like allowing you to save YouTube video to your memory card (using the browser and not the YouTube app). Thought that was cool as hell. Warning ! ! If you get this browser you will NEVER use the stock one again . . . .

3. jovel16

Posts: 59; Member since: Oct 05, 2008

I find it to be slower when loading pages than the stock webkit one. Plus I don't like how it defenders the page to fit text to the width of the page each time you zoom in or out

4. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i dont like it. it's not as smooth as the droid browser.

5. coupe68gt390

Posts: 8; Member since: Nov 16, 2009

I downloaded the browser over a week ago and really like it, but like Merc56 said, the pinch zoom is a little touchy. However, I think it is more user friendly than the stock browser and will only improve with feedback to the developer. Still can't wait to see what Mozilla has to offer though!! Coming from a WinMo past to Eclair (the future), I can't be happier with the Droid!!

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

hey man, how did you set the droid as your current phone on your page?

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