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Timing out is a significant hassle. Add the further hassle of having to go several menus deep to recover, rather than just bookmarking your page.
davyo on Mar 18, 2013 for Rover
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Don't get this
This is a terrible app for getting around the flash barrier. It's very slow and I can't get on a website that is for educational purposes because there's a message that pops up telling people to thank the owner for the app. I found the app puffin much better for flash use and it is much easier to use then this one, so in my opinion get that. This app is just terrible.
F+++ on Mar 18, 2013 for Rover
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I play this website fantage which needs flash but thanks to this i can play it xD only thing please fix the 'timing out'
Destany8 on Mar 17, 2013 for Rover
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Wish they had subscriptions for schools
Rover is a great idea -- but I am disappointed with their monetization strategy. As a school, we would love to use Rover as a browser replacement, since it both does Flash and content filtering. Instead, we are faced with the choice of a content filtering browser for non-Flash sites, or paying for a non-filtered Flash browser like Puffin. I respect the developer's right to make money. But it seems like it shouldn't be that hard for to create a "school subscription" version that allows filtered access to age-appropriate Flash-based websites. There is such a need for this, and our school would pay for it! But with the limited sites available, Rover's not useful for our school. In addition, I dislike the approach of getting school kids to email the providers and hound them to pay Rover's licensing fees.
Techtchr1 on Mar 16, 2013 for Rover
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Ok but I prefer Zpuffin
I installed Rover due to its ability to display Flash content. I find the Puffin browser far better and easier to use. I've not yet figured out Rovers approach to using bookmarks (favorites). I guess Rover is meant for use mainly in grade schools.
BraQW on Mar 15, 2013 for Rover
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Always "times out" due to "bad connection". Connection is completely fine. Horrible app.
Jade DiMarco on Mar 15, 2013 for Rover
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