Opera is well known for its mobile browsers that promise to compress data using the cloud. The company has acquired its chief competitor, Skyfire, for $150 million in a bid to gain access to key technologies around mobile video compression. California based Skyfire is well known for its Rocket Optimizer Software that helps optimize video and other multimedia content for delivery over congested cell towers.
The folks from Skyfire have released more info about their upcoming iPhone app.
watch the video below to see the browser in action
After Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android platform, Skyfire, the popular mobile browser may be soon available for iPhone users. According to MobileCrunch, SkyFire has just entered the final testing phase of its first public iPhone build.
After Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android platform, Skyfire, the popular mobile browser may be soon available for iPhone users. According to the sources from MobileCrunch, SkyFire has just entered the final testing phase of its first public iPhone build and they are planning to submit it to the Apple early next week.
Skyfire just released an updated version of their browser for Symbian phones. You can download the version 1.5 of the Skyfire browser for both S60 v3 phones and S60 v5 touch phones. This update follows the launch of Skyfire 1. 5 for Windows Mobile in December 2009 Continue reading “Download Skyfire 1.5 for Symbian S60 v3 and v5 phones”
We already told you about BOLT mobile browser which is quite popular in India with one out of six users from India. Now BOLT Browser has another feather on its cap – 100 million pageviews ! It has successfully rendered more than 100 million pages to users across the globe. This has happened in just 6 months and just demostrates the power of the mobile web and that mobile internet usage is picking up even in developing countries.
We are tempted to do a neck to neck review comparing BOLT with Skyfire and Opera Mini.
Skyfire – One of the best internet browser for mobile phones have now got even better as it has come out of beta stage and the final version of the browser has been released.
Well, the final version of the browser was out this week, and since then we were trying our hands on the browser.Initially after upgrading to the latest version of the browser, we faced issues logging into sites and loading the browser screen but a soft reset of the phone solved the problem. Continue reading “Skyfire Mobile Browser gets out of Beta!”
That India is a humungous cell phone market is sort of old news now.
Touted to be one of the fastest growing mobile markets of the world (a DoT study shows we should be about a billion mobile users by 2014), it will come as no surprise that Indians have arrived on the mobility telcom map. Also consider the fact that several mobile companies have been launching their handsets in India along with their global launches and in some cases even before the global launch. Recall Sony Xperia!
Recently though, a very interesting Press Release arrived at our doorstep that informed us of how 1 in every 6 BOLT users were from India
Now that’s quite amazing too. What’s BOLT you may ask? Continue reading “India on the map again: 1 in 6 BOLT users is INDIAN!”
Opera is about to upgrade its mobile browser with Version 9.7 and reportedly it will support Ajax and flash browsing though there is no official information about it. As per the rumor floating around the web, opera 9.7 is scheduled to launch in the coming week and we have managed to get some screenshots of the Opera 9.7 mobile browser.
I have been hearing a lot about Skyfire , finally I got to see a demo of the app on Mike Rowehl’s Samsung Black Jack.
I was impressed with the page loading speeds and ability to see video streaming within the browser
Also they have a feature called Smart Fit which lets you the webpage fit inside your screen.
You can zoom in on parts of the page .
The home page and search page have tabs on them and it looks uber cool Continue reading “Skyfire Hands-on The PC Web on the mobile”
All of you might know about Opera Mobile and Opera Mini which is one the most popular mobile browsers. Apple iPhone with its Safari browser is the best mobile browser I have ever come accross
We have covered a lot about mobile browsers in the past even about Skyfire
The cool thing about SkyFire is that it address the short comings of other mobile browsers like the WebKit based ones – Symbian S60, iPhone and Opera, Mobile IE etc.
The biggest problem with mobile browsing is the inability to match the look and content order with the PC.
Most mobile users complain of having to scroll too much or are not satisfied with finding stuff on a small screen. Continue reading “Skyfire gets funding Opera and iPhone get some competition”