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Old 04-11-2016, 09:38 AM   #1
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Question Is there a better Web Browser for Kobo touch devices than the Kobo default?

On my Kobo Aura H2O I use the web browser to read news sites such as CBC News, general forum sites such as Reddit, and fiction sites such as Archive of Our Own (SIDE NOTE: being able to download fics directly to my device as a epub or pdf is great).

But I have noticed several problems with the default Kobo web browser such as multiple screen refreshes after a site has loaded, text appearing as grey instead of black, and difficulty processing some websites even in their mobile version even though the site is usually text-heavy (so photo/video processing should be a non-issue).

So is there a better web browser for Kobo devices out there? And how would I go about installing it?
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Old 04-11-2016, 09:53 AM   #2
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Old 07-20-2016, 12:23 AM   #3
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yes, you can install android on kobo then you can have many browse.
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Old 07-20-2016, 12:57 AM   #4
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yes, you can install android on kobo then you can have many browse.
Have you done this, and does it fix the issues in the OP (which seem to me to be largely related to the limitations of eink and CPU, rather than OS?)
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yes, you can install android on kobo then you can have many browse.
I'd have to disagree with you. I installed Android and web browsing was still disappointing. Eink is not a fast display technology and no browser I found was able to use anything other than a full page refresh so any changes on a page were painful to watch.
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