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Browser consolidation: Opera acquires Skyfire (Brief)

Opera Software announced today that it has acquired Silicon Valley based Skyfire Labs, a leader in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire, headquartered in Mountain View, California,

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 1)

In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are

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Skyfire 4.0 Launches With new Features

The popular browser app, Skyfire, has been updated to version 4.0, with “eight killer new features” as the press release puts it. Those features to be exact are:

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Skyfire 3.0 add the Facebook social layer to browsing.

Skyfire has been around for a little bit now. When I first used it, it felt like a second-rate browser. Skyfire emerged around the same time I was exploring Dolphin Browser HD and Opera Mini, and was really just noise. Noise that allowed me to watch Flash videos on certain sites, and that made it cool. Skyfire grew on Android until they were ready to blitz past the scathing, snide remarks of the iPhone fanboys at Engadget and Gizmodo to cause quite a sensation on two platforms. That’s a pretty serious achievement already, but it’s clear that the team at Skyfire doesn’t plan on slowing down with their 3.0 update!

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Android’s Mobile Browser Skyfire Tops 1 Million Downloads

Popular web browser Skyfire has officially become very popular. The “built for the social media generation” has surpassed one million downloads from the Android Market. This puts it in the top .02 percent of all apps in the market which is a heck of a feat.

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Skyfire 2.1 Released, Outperforms Flash 10.1 All Around [VIDEO]

Web browser Skyfire is already a huge hit in the Android Market.  With over 500,000 downloads in the first six weeks, it’s easy to see why people are gravitating towards

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Skyfire 2.0 Brings Flash-Enabled Browsing to All Android Devices

The award-winning web-browser known as Skyfire has come to Android today in the form of Skyfire 2.0. The flash-enabled browser client works on all flavors of Android, even for you

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Boo-yah! Skyfire for Android Beta Leaked

Attention Android fans: so, those nice folks over at XDA seem to have gotten a hold of a copy of Skyfire for Android Beta!  I have to tell you it

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Beta Test This! Skyfire (Web Browser)

Skyfire, one of the best web browsers one can find for Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 is on headed directly for an Android release.  The official blog announced yesterday that

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Skyfire Browser Coming to Android?

Thanks to a recent acquisition, Android owners might be seeing the Skyfire web browser on their handset before too long.  Kolbysoft, the makers of the popular Steel browser, were just