The best alternative iOS 8 browser apps for your iPhone and iPad

The best alternative iOS 8 browser apps for your iPhone and iPad
Apple's stock Safari browser is fit for most purposes you throw at it, and has that Reader mode that strips articles of annoying pics, ads and other distractions to leave you with a unadulterated text-only version. It does, however, have a few quirks, and, naturally, doesn't support the now-discontinued Adobe Flash standard, so you might want to reach for alternatives every now and then.

It could come as a surprise to the casual iPhone and iPad user, but there are plenty of third-party browsing alternatives to Safari in the App Store. Thus, if you want to sync your Google bookmarks, you can do so with Chrome on iOS, if you want a blazing fast browsing experience you can use Puffin, while Dolphin will bring you an amazing suite of extra features, not to mention that you can circumvent the Flash-forbidding Apple policies with more browsers than one. Have a peek at some of the best alternative browsers for iOS 8 on your iPhone or iPad in the slideshow below.

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6 Comments

1. Rager722 unregistered

Why doesn't android have a flash browser besides Dolphin Browser which doesn't really work too well.

2. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

I thought Firefox still could use Flash?

3. wreis

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

no have UC Browser?

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5759; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

How do I set one of these as my default? Also is there any multitasking capable one? e.g. use something like chatheads or multi window?

5. NilsPyssling

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Night web browser by Alex is my favorite web browser. It's perfect when you want to browse internet in bed in the dark. It can dim the screen much more then iPhone/iPad normally can.

6. NanoBrowser12

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 20, 2016

I have used lots of browsers but my favorite is Nano Browser because this browser contains ample of unique features and the downloading speed is also very high as compare to other browsers. This browser is not very complicated and you are not facing any problem while using it.

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