Lightning Browser

Lightning Browser


Lightning Browser

Check out the paid version for unlimited tabs and AdBlock

Features:
● Holo
● Supports Android 2.2+
● Tabbed Internet Browsing
● Incognito Mode
● Supports Adobe Flash Player (get it here http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2139513)
● Fast Start Times
● Uses the Native JavaScript and WebKit Engine so file size is smaller
● Bookmarks
● Small Footprint
● Full-screen mode
● Google, DuckDuckGo, StartPage, Yahoo, Bing, and other search engines

Enjoy Lightning Browser, one of the smallest, fastest Android web browsers around. It is a high-performance small-sized Internet browser built for those who don't want the cumbersome size of Firefox or Chrome. It is based off the Android WebKit Engine.

Please email me with any questions you may have, I always try to respond. It is difficult for me to see all of your comments on the app itself, so use those to tell others about your experience rather than

Navigation Tips:
● Long-press the back button to exit the browser
● Long-press a link to open in a new tab
● Don't forget to look into settings for other stuff!

Permissions Explanation
● permission.INTERNET - Obviously needed to access the internet :-P
● permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Needed for downloading files
● permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Needed for downloading files
● permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - Needed for sites that want your location (you can deny location access)
● permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS - Needed for reading the stock browser history
● permission.WRITE_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS - Needed for keeping the stock browser history up to date

If you are suspicious of the use of any of these permissions, take a look at the source code. If you are unsatisfied, download the code yourself, delete the permission you don't want, compile, and run it for yourself.

An Open-Source WebKit Browser
● https://github.com/anthonycr/Lightning-Browser

Recent changes:
3.1.0a
Added
- Google Search Suggestions (optional)
- Ad Blocker (optional)
- Auto-sort bookmarks alphabetically

Fixed
- Google Maps can open from search results
- Magnet links to torrents can open in proper app
- IP addresses load correctly
- Fixed issue with popups being blocked
- Browser recognizes when a URL is opened in it
- Battery/Speed improvements
- Couldn't delete/edit bookmarks bug fixed
- Fixed vulnerability
- FAKE: Lightning occasionally struck surrounding bystanders
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Free
83
4.2
User ratings
3998
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
2
File size
587 kb
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About Lightning Browser
Lightning Browser

Check out the paid version for unlimited tabs and AdBlock

Features:
● Holo
● Supports Android 2.2+
● Tabbed Internet Browsing
● Incognito Mode
● Supports Adobe Flash Player (get it here http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2139513)
● Fast Start Times
● Uses the Native JavaScript and WebKit Engine so file size is smaller
● Bookmarks
● Small Footprint
● Full-screen mode
● Google, DuckDuckGo, StartPage, Yahoo, Bing, and other search engines

Enjoy Lightning Browser, one of the smallest, fastest Android web browsers around. It is a high-performance small-sized Internet browser built for those who don't want the cumbersome size of Firefox or Chrome. It is based off the Android WebKit Engine.

Please email me with any questions you may have, I always try to respond. It is difficult for me to see all of your comments on the app itself, so use those to tell others about your experience rather than

Navigation Tips:
● Long-press the back button to exit the browser
● Long-press a link to open in a new tab
● Don't forget to look into settings for other stuff!

Permissions Explanation
● permission.INTERNET - Obviously needed to access the internet :-P
● permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Needed for downloading files
● permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Needed for downloading files
● permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - Needed for sites that want your location (you can deny location access)
● permission.READ_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS - Needed for reading the stock browser history
● permission.WRITE_HISTORY_BOOKMARKS - Needed for keeping the stock browser history up to date

If you are suspicious of the use of any of these permissions, take a look at the source code. If you are unsatisfied, download the code yourself, delete the permission you don't want, compile, and run it for yourself.

An Open-Source WebKit Browser
● https://github.com/anthonycr/Lightning-Browser

Recent changes:
3.1.0a
Added
- Google Search Suggestions (optional)
- Ad Blocker (optional)
- Auto-sort bookmarks alphabetically

Fixed
- Google Maps can open from search results
- Magnet links to torrents can open in proper app
- IP addresses load correctly
- Fixed issue with popups being blocked
- Browser recognizes when a URL is opened in it
- Battery/Speed improvements
- Couldn't delete/edit bookmarks bug fixed
- Fixed vulnerability
- FAKE: Lightning occasionally struck surrounding bystanders

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User reviews of Lightning Browser
17/6/2013 Very quick browser. Doesnt beat Opera 12 for speed. Useful browser but does have problems displaying certain pages like subpages on loadmena.com (sorry unsure of subtypes which make up website).
Jun 17, 2013
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Thursday 10:52 AM
Cool But not as opera
A Google User
Thursday 1:55 AM
Good browser Works perfect in me HTC..good job
A Google User
Tuesday 10:03 PM
New default This is my new default browser, even over Chrome
A Google User
4 days ago
the best app for browsing... it turn 2g network into 3g network... speed is superb.... special thanx to developers.
A Google User
5 days ago
Nice app 4 stars by me because there isnt option to clear history and cache on exit, lile Dolphin