Skyfire 2.0 for Android (Beta)

Tagged: Android, Browser, flash, internet browser, Skyfire, video, Software
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Posted: 6 years 26 weeks ago

Skyfire has launched v2.0 of its Android browser that brings with it a new “SkyBar” that gives you automatic Flash video streaming. The browser doesn’t actually play Flash natively, it goes through Skyfire’s servers which are then converted to formats that the mobile is happier to stream, such as HTML5....



GraysonPeddie's picture
Joined: 10/29/2006
Posts: 570

I have Skyfire in my Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard, but that browser is too limiting and I'm not able to zoom in to any web page any further than Skyfire allows and I still have trouble reading the text on-screen. But I do mobile banking with Pocket IE (not Skyfire) with Bank of America. However, do note that I do tend to squint my eyes while having the text size set to large. I'd like to buy an Android phone, but I'm currently eyeing on Windows Phone 7, which will have the ability to zoom in in any web page using Mobile Internet Explorer.

So for right now, I'm paying the prorated $60 early termination fee to get out of the two-year contract. It hurts to have no Internet connection, which I'll need it to use an Internet relay service such as or Sprint Relay for making text-to-voice phone calls if I need to. But because I rarely make phone calls through any relay services, this is something I can live without it as I cannot afford an Android phone right now.


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3dGameMan's picture
Joined: 12/31/2000
Posts: 5401

I'll check this out later and report back, look very promising though :)

Although remember that a FireFox browser for mobile is coming, but this might tide us over ;)

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