NoBrowser

NoBrowser


NoBrowser is a tool that allows you to avoid the launch of the Android browser in some circunstances.

It was mainly coded with Twitter use and low end devices in mind. For example, how many times have you read a tweet with a http://youtu.be/ or http://bit.ly link that is a redirection to a Youtube video? If you touch it, the browser is first launched and then the Youtube App. If you have a low end device (as a HTC Magic), you know how slow is that!

With NoBrowser, you could select it rather than browser, and because NoBrowser is a little program, all the process is very quick!

Since 1.2.0 version, links to the new Android Market (starts with https://) are supported! No more browser launch!

Another feature is that you can view "Long tweets" from http://twitlonger.com/ ( http://tl.gd/ ) Once again, you will not have to open a browser to view the complete tweet!

Hope you like it!

Write me an email if you have comments.

Source code available here: https://github.com/skarcha/NoBrowser

Recent changes:
NEW: Android Market secure links (https) support!
NEW: j.mp support!
NEW: tinyurl.com support!
FIX: Following of short urls was wrong.
FIX: urlcorta.es filter was wrong.
FIX: url shorteners redirections to SSL hosts (https)
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Free
85
4.3
User ratings
57
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
0
File size
37 kb
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About NoBrowser
NoBrowser is a tool that allows you to avoid the launch of the Android browser in some circunstances.

It was mainly coded with Twitter use and low end devices in mind. For example, how many times have you read a tweet with a http://youtu.be/ or http://bit.ly link that is a redirection to a Youtube video? If you touch it, the browser is first launched and then the Youtube App. If you have a low end device (as a HTC Magic), you know how slow is that!

With NoBrowser, you could select it rather than browser, and because NoBrowser is a little program, all the process is very quick!

Since 1.2.0 version, links to the new Android Market (starts with https://) are supported! No more browser launch!

Another feature is that you can view "Long tweets" from http://twitlonger.com/ ( http://tl.gd/ ) Once again, you will not have to open a browser to view the complete tweet!

Hope you like it!

Write me an email if you have comments.

Source code available here: https://github.com/skarcha/NoBrowser

Recent changes:
NEW: Android Market secure links (https) support!
NEW: j.mp support!
NEW: tinyurl.com support!
FIX: Following of short urls was wrong.
FIX: urlcorta.es filter was wrong.
FIX: url shorteners redirections to SSL hosts (https)
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A Google User
Sep 12, 2013
Superb Thanks Antonio
A Google User
Apr 28, 2013
Android 4.1.2 OMG, simple but a must have. Makes your phone much more efficient and saves time.
A Google User
Apr 28, 2013
Android 4.1.2 OMG, simple but a must have. Makes your phone much more efficient and saves time.
A Google User
Apr 4, 2013
Great simple app. Thank you!
A Google User
Jan 10, 2012
great so far if you could make it bypass viglink redirects, that would be awesome.