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Smart Browser Chooser Selects Your Browser Based On Your Network

Android: Smart Browser Chooser is a simple application that toggles your browser based on the network you’re connected to–automatically switch to an optimized browser for lower data usage when you’re on your mobile data plan.

That’s the principle reason most people will use Smart Browser Chooser; it allows you to set a browser with lower data consumption for the times you’re on your limited mobile data plan and a different browser for when you’re on a Wi-Fi network. When you’re on a wide open Wi-Fi connection, for example, you can load up DolphinHD and then when you’re out and about, relying on your limited mobile data plan, you can switch to a lighter browser like Opera Mini.

Smart Browser Chooser is a free application, requires Android 1.6+.

Smart Browser Chooser [Android Market via Addictive Tips]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 10/10/11

Comments (2)

  1. Xeogin

    Seems pretty neat, I kinda think it’s easy enough to made that decision without an app, but I like the concept.

  2. dlgn

    Weird, but fascinating.

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