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Opera buying Skyfire for mobile-video technology

To boost its business with mobile network operators, the Norwegian browser maker is spending up to $155 million for the Silicon Valley startup.

By Feb. 14, 2013


Skyfire browser brings Flash to iPad

Skyfire for iPad plays back Flash video content on a Flash-unfriendly iPad. Here's how it differs from the iPhone app, and if it's worth the $5 price tag.

By Dec. 23, 2010


Skyfire 3.0 for iPhone gets cozier with Facebook

Skyfire's Flash video-playing iPhone browser gets a few more features in its first update.

By Mar. 2, 2011


Skyfire for Android streams Flash video

Mobile browser-maker Skyfire has its first app for Android--and guess what? It streams video.

By Apr. 29, 2010


SkyFire 3.0 browser for Android is hot for Facebook

SkyFire 3.0 for Android is out, and is handy if you want to keep a deep link with Facebook while they're browsing the Web.

By Nov. 24, 2010


Skyfire browser will run Flash videos on the iPhone and iPad

Something unbelievable has happened. A mobile browser running Flash videos has been allowed into the App Store, via a little bit of cloud trickery.

By Nov. 3, 2010


Skyfire previews its Flash video-streaming iPhone browser

Skyfire's mobile browser streams Flash video on the iPhone. The app is still going through Apple's approval process, but we got a hands-on look at what's to come.

By Oct. 21, 2010


Skyfire promises Flash video playback on its iPhone app

Mobile browser-maker Skyfire submits its mobile app for the iPhone, whose big draw will be playing back Flash video that's been transcoded into HTML 5 standards.

By Sep. 1, 2010


Skyfire brings desktop-quality browsing to your phone

Coming soon: A clever solution to limited and slow smartphone browsers.

By Jan. 28, 2008


Alternative mobile browsers tested: Skyfire vs Opera Mobile vs Fennec vs Safari vs Internet Explorer vs BlackBerry

Mobile browsing is better than ever, but you're not necessarily limited to the Web browser that came on your phone. We compare the alternatives to the best of the built-ins

By Nov. 16, 2009