One frustration that I have had with iPads and Kindles in the past is their inability to play flash based programs. While I'll be honest in saying that I have no idea what "flash based" actually means, I know it is sometimes required and often prevents me accessing the content I want on each of my devices. This was especially the case for accessing the free features of Spelling City, instead of being locked into monthly payments for their software. This is a powerful freemium tool that I was effectively being locked out of.
Enter Dolphin Browser. This internet browser, like Rover for Apple's IOS, allows users to access websites with flash based content. While I was not able to download this software using the Amazon App store, once I downloaded the Google Play store, I was then able to download the dolphin browser easily it to each device. Further more, there are other really cool features that make the Dolphin Browser a great choice:
Synchronized Browsers: Once you've logged in and created an account for the dolphin browser, you can make book marks and adjust preferences within the app. If all of your devices are logged in as well, these changes will automatically take place on each device. Create a book mark on one device, it shows up on all of them. Switch your preferred search engine from Yahoo to Google, all of the others fall in suit. This is slick
Simplicity: Here is a screen shot of the Dolphin Browser on one of my devices. As far as browsers go, it's pretty stripped down and basic. This is great for my classroom of 2nd graders. The easier it is to use, the less distractions there are, the better.
Other Great Features: For more information about other specific features, including Evernote integration and cool gesture settings, click here.
Have you tried Dolphin? What do you think? Got something better? Share your thoughts and questions below.
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