SkyBar feature makes its way to SkyFire 2.0 for Android

SkyBar feature makes its way to SkyFire 2.0 for Android
Back in February, we reported on how SkyFire purchased a company called Kolbysoft which worked hand in hand with the well received Steel mobile web browser for Android. Now we're starting to experience the results from that acquisition as SkyFire 2.0 for Android is now here and shows off the new talent they absorbed from the purchase of Kolbysoft. The interesting new feature with this latest version can be seen with the SkyBar feature which essentially aids in viewing Flash content on a web page. Instead of usually trying to render videos in the background when you open a page with Flash content, users can click the menu key and access the SkyBar which gives you the option of playing the video. In turn, this would decrease page load times and clears up the page just a bit more to make the experience of surfing a bit more gratifying. All in all, SkyFire is continuing to make ground in the mobile web surfing arena where it's surely getting more crowded – luckily they're still on the top of their game.

via SlashPhone



7. effdee1121

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 05, 2010

its pretty great. except it saves a folder on my sd card called 'catch' and when i went to my gallery theres like screenshots of webpages i've been to?

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Yep, I have had this browser since BETA - I am able to play my FACEBOOK games on my TILT.....awesome browser....

5. tallica05

Posts: 93; Member since: Dec 26, 2009

Wow, really good video quality MOTO DROID. but runs a little slow.

4. VZWtrainer

Posts: 50; Member since: Jul 24, 2008

MUCH better than Dolphin or stock browser. I am already loving it!

3. Rock-X

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 11, 2010

Did any1see tht? Load pages as iphone??? Mayb thr is going to be an iphone version too.

2. JHart1012

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 24, 2010

just downloaded crazy browser

1. jhoots

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 13, 2010

best web bowser ever!!!!

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