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Skyfire 2.0 Lights Up Android with Flash
May 3, 2010, 3:47 pm
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When SkyFire (the maker of the mobile browser of the same name) picked up Kolbysoft — who developed the mobile browser called Steel, everyone was wondering what the purchase would bring. A few short months later, and we get to see the fruit of their labor. SkyFire 2.0 has officially launched on Android, and with it, a couple of features that Android-users should welcome with open arms.

Features wise, and as the title suggests, SkyFire 2.0 brings Flash Player to your Android device. As it stands right now, until Froyo hits the market, it seems that HTC’s Sense UI is the best way to access Flash content. That is, until now. SkyFire 2.0 offers Flash in a very different way: by utilizing the other excellent feature known as SkyBar. When you access a page with a Flash video on it, you simply hit the Menu key, and it will bring up the SkyBar. This bar will give you access to “videos,” which is a quick way to see the Flash videos that would normally display on the page …. Read Full Story