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Originally Posted by SpankyMcFlych View Post

How incredibly shortsighted are comments like this.

It doesn't matter what browser I use I still want other browsers to prosper on the OS of my choice otherwise innovation dies. No one browser has given us all the features we now take for granted, it took a continual war of innovation and competition between multiple browsers to do so.

I shake my head at stupidity of this magnitude.

LOL what did you expect, its a news thread about apple. they have to be all defensive about their product even though they are QQing in their hearts
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Wait... isn't this good for Apple? Less browser competition. If I had my own phone OS and the phone OS that is on my phone is already good (Safari is this case) I would love to hear Chrome or Firefox just took themselves off my market. (As this move doesn't really hurt iOS users what so ever).
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Oh come on who cares? This is iOS we're talking about. People who really care about tweaking such petty things as mobile OS browsers aren't using iOS to begin with.
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lol apple users in this thread = "don't care" thumb.gif good job guys.
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lol apple users in this thread = "don't care" thumb.gif good job guys.

Of course they don't care - they've never had a taste of openness or difference LOL.
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lol apple users in this thread = "don't care" thumb.gif good job guys.

That's the typical Apple user isn't it?
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post #47 of 105
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this is ancient news

like late 2006 news

The article is BAD. Its not 2006 news.
But it is over 2 year old, mozilla stated several times they would not put out firefox for ios due to the way apple handles third party browsers (completely locked down and gimped) any google search with modified dates will pull this up.

Also they could build it for jailbroken devices as they would be able to handle it as they wanted and it would be a big '**** you' to apple, someone tried to start a port but it looks like it never went anywhere https://code.google.com/p/fennec-ios/
post #48 of 105
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LOL what did you expect, its a news thread about apple. they have to be all defensive about their product even though they are QQing in their hearts

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Oh come on who cares? This is iOS we're talking about. People who really care about tweaking such petty things as mobile OS browsers aren't using iOS to begin with.

Yes, everyone is QQing because they can't install ONE mobile web browser out of many others. Mozilla is the one that's QQing because they can't have it their way. Chrome, Opera Mini, Dolphin, Puffin, Mercury are other good browsers on iOS (just to name a few).

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Of course they don't care - they've never had a taste of openness or difference LOL.

Honestly that statement is just about as bad as being racist. You have no idea what you're talking about.
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Honestly that statement is just about as bad as being racist. You have no idea what you're talking about.

That's because you're taking it at face value. I may not know what I'm talking about, but you've no sense of humor smile.gif Additionally, its not even close to being racist.

And anyway even if I were not joking around, you can't surely tell me its not because a complete Apple user doesn't experience about lots of options with their Apple devices, can you?
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That's because you're taking it at face value. I may not know what I'm talking about, but you've no sense of humor smile.gif

Alright, just like Android users have no sense of consistent design principles. Don't agree with me? You have no sense of humor.
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