Skyfire Mobile Browser Adds Social Media

Skyfire Mobile Browser Adds Social Media

ImageWindows Mobile/Symbian only: A new version of Skyfire, the speedy, Flash-playing mobile browser we reviewed last year, gets a new release today with support for RSS, Facebook, and Twitter Now in version 0.9, Skyfire has added a host of new features since we last looked at it. The newest features are better integration with Facebook and Twitter, but support for RSS feeds is the truly productive upgrade here. Version 0.9 also introduces enhanced text display, so the size of text is automatically adjusted to read articles without horizontal scrolling. Some of the features that aren’t brand-spanking-new—but you might have missed with the 0.8.5 update—include enhanced inline text entry, integration with your Windows Mobile Today Screen, SMS URL sharing with tiny URL creation, and contextual zoom similar to the tap and zoom feature in Opera Mobile. Skyfire is freeware for Windows Mobile and Symbian based phones only.


  • I’m sure its very nice, but fail to see the point of this article as Skyfire is not available in Australia,furthermore when and if it gets here, the only conceivable reason anyone would want one is its ability to play flash which ensures that Sol and his bunch of banditos own more of your ass than they already do.

    • 1. I’m not sure about the situation when you posted that comment, but Skyfire definitely is available in Australia now (downloaded it myself yesterday)
      2. There are other 3G networks in operation in Australia apart from the NextG network, plus the proliferation of personal wi-fi home networks and PocketPC/Symbian Series 60 smartphones alone makes Skyfire a useful app to have on your phone, not to mention the fact that it has better functionality and performance IMO than PocketIE.

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