Remove All Ads from XDA

[Q] Internet Browser

10 posts
Thanks Meter: 0
By buickman94, Junior Member on 21st April 2014, 02:03 AM
Post Reply Email Thread
So I updated the One Max to 4.4 and I after a factory reset, the Internet Browser, (not Chrome), does not sync my Gmail bookmarks anymore, is there a workaround or has someone else noticed this? My DNA, 4.4 also, lost the same function. Also, I know this sounds paranoid, but is there a way to see if a web browser from the play store is URL tracking, data mining, or if my web traffic is passing through servers capable of harvesting my passwords. I like the Mercury browser, but the privacy policy sounds like the garbage Dolphin does. Any advise? FYI, I must have a web browser that I can set a custom user agent or the user agent can be set as a Windows computer. I don't care for Chrome by the way. Thank you for any help.
21st April 2014, 04:27 AM |#2  
I'm no expert on browsers... But I've found this Browser does most of what your looking for:

Current Device : HTC One MAX / Retired HTC Devices: DNA, Rezound, Thunderbolt, Incredible, Eris
21st April 2014, 09:19 AM |#3  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
Thank you for replying, I guess I am asking if it is possible that the web browser I prefer, Mercury, is passing my data on to the developers. Is there a way to tell if it is phoning home or is my connection passing through one of their servers so they can use a packet sniffer to pick out information such as passwords? I know this may sound paranoid, but between Chrome and Dolphin's phoning home, I was looking to see if anyone had any information. Update, after testing, i found that Maxthon will also work well for my requirement, so which do any of you think is better, Maxthon or Mercury?
2nd May 2014, 11:30 AM |#4  
OP Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 0
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread

Guest Quick Reply (no urls or BBcode)
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes