Skyfire 4.0 for Android Now Costs Money to Play Video

Skyfire 4.0 for Android has some new customizable options in their 'Skybar', which is like a favorites menu that gives you quick access to Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Groupon, a "share" button and sports, news, and finance feeds. But! They're going to start charging Android users for their excellent video… » 4/21/11 1:34pm 4/21/11 1:34pm

Skyfire Coming to BlackBerry, Bringing Full Flash Support

Joining the distinguished ranks of Opera Mini and Bolt, Skyfire looks like it'll be coming to BlackBerrys fairly soon. That means they'll get Skyfire's desktop-grade rendering, server-side compression, and optimized Flash—including support for the likes of Hulu and Vimeo. BGR's leakster has already breathlessly… » 4/23/09 7:50am 4/23/09 7:50am

Internet Explorer Mobile 6 Available in Free Emulator (Verdict: Not…

Not content to sit still while Opera » 11/12/08 6:51am 11/12/08 6:51am and in the Windows Mobile browser space, Microsoft is previewing , the next version of the notoriously rendering-impaired mobile browser, through a downloadable emulator. The addition of a "desktop" mode is promising, as is the fact that it appears to correctly render MSNBC's…

Skyfire Windows Mobile Browser 0.8 Improves Video Quality, Speed and…

Skyfire, the third-party Windows Mobile browser that does much of the desktop-class page rendering server side to spit out to your phone » 9/25/08 3:40pm 9/25/08 3:40pm, has just gotten an upgrade to version 0.8. Among the list of features that get bumped or added are video quality, launch speed and auto-reconnect, zooming, downloading of content…

Skyfire Mobile Browser Now Supports Microsoft Silverlight (Plus 100…

While it's long supported Flash » 8/16/08 3:15pm 8/16/08 3:15pm, the Skyfire mobile browser now plays nice with Microsoft Silverlight-basically, Microsoft's version of Flash, which is what you'll need to watch streaming video at the NBC Olympics site. Meaning yes, on your S60 or Windows Mobile phone if you're stuck in traffic or something. If…

Mobile Safari vs. Opera Mobile vs. Skyfire: Who's the Fastest?

Three of the best mobile browsers that act like grown up ones are Mobile Safari, Skyfire and Opera Mobile 9.5. Even though the latter two (both for Windows Mobile) are still betas, Laptop Mag decided to toss them all into a race anyway, seeing which could deliver piping hot content the fastest. They ran Opera and… » 7/23/08 9:00pm 7/23/08 9:00pm

Hands-on With Windows Mobile Skyfire Browser Beta 0.6

Skyfire just got its 0.6 update, bring with it a few more features (listed after the jump) and a bit of compatibility increase that makes it feel more like a real browser than it was even when we saw it at CTIA. The overall idea is the same: Skyfire servers render pages into image form, which then makes it onto your… » 5/06/08 3:30pm 5/06/08 3:30pm