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Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Good for iPhone, good for iPad

I found that the arc works particularly well on the small screen of the iPhone, as you can hold the iPhone in one hand and browse quickly using your thumb to select menu options just as you can with an iPod Classic.

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Customise to your heart's content (left) and link to your Dropbox

However, the interface also scales up well on the iPad, with a full-screen mode that looks clean and uncluttered on the larger screen.

The browser includes a set of pre-installed plug-ins for linking to Facebook, Twitter, Instapaper and EverNote, viewing HTML source code, and downloading and converting Flash videos from YouTube and other sites.

360 Browser

Tabbed browsing on the iPad

The browser’s ‘help’ files could be a bit more, well, helpful, but the 360 Web Browser will definitely appeal to Firefox users who want a more powerful alternative to Safari on their iPhone or iPad.

RH Recommended Medal

There’s also a ‘lite’ version that you can try out for free, which has the same basic feature set and merely omits a few of the plug-ins found in the full version. But since the full version costs less than a chocolate bar, I'd say go for that one. ®

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Very low cost iOS browser that brings a host of features seen on desktop browsers but absent from Safari.
Price: £0.59 RRP

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