Skyfire archive

  • Opera acquires mobile browser company Skyfire for $155m
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    Opera acquires mobile browser company Skyfire for $155m

    By 15 February 2013

    Following its move to WebKit this week, Opera has announced its acquisition of Skyfire, a company known for its own mobile web browser and video optimisation division. Opera says the deal is going down for $155 million in cash and stock and is expected...

  • Skyfire set to bring Flash to the iPad
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    Skyfire set to bring Flash to the iPad

    By 17 December 2010

    Skyfire for iPad could be about to hit the App Store after it was submitted to the Cupertino gate keepers for consideration. And, in a demo video of the tablet browser, Skyfire has demonstrated that there's more to its iPad version than simply Flash....

  • Skyfire Flash-friendly iPhone app now available, then not
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    Skyfire Flash-friendly iPhone app now available, then not

    By 3 November 2010

    Apple has now approved Skyfire 2.0, the world's first mobile browser for the iPhone and iPod touch that provides users with a full Flash-friendly web experience. The inability to play Flash on the iDevice has long been the bug-bear of many a user, but...

  • Flash comes to iPhone thanks to Skyfire app
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    Flash comes to iPhone thanks to Skyfire app

    By 2 November 2010

    It looks like those of you using iOS will be able to play Flash videos very shortly through the new Skyfire mobile browser, which Fortune has recently detailed. According to 9to5 Mac the app was submitted in August, and has recently been approved by Apple...

  • Skyfire browser arrives on Android
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    Skyfire browser arrives on Android

    By 29 April 2010

    Freeware alternative browser Skyfire, which has been available on Symbian and Windows Mobile devices for just under a year, has issued version 2.0 on those platforms, and launched an Android client too. The big feature is that it allows users to play...

  • Skyfire building iPhone browser, too
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    Skyfire building iPhone browser, too

    By 14 April 2010

    The team behind mobile browser Skyfire, which is available on Windows Mobile and Symbian handsets, has written a blog post congratulating Apple and Opera, and talking a little about their own development of software for the platform. The post says: "Everyone...

  • Skyfire launches version 1.0
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    Skyfire launches version 1.0

    By 27 May 2009

    Skyfire, the freeware mobile phone browser that promises to deliver the full PC web to a mobile phone, has reached version 1.0. The release brings with it a host of improvements, such as improved navigation, zooming and interaction and a faster launch,...