SkyFire 1.1 – Faster Startup, Better Usability

Late yesterday SkyFire released version 1.1 of their namesake browser for Windows Mobile 5 and 6  and Symbian S60 3rd edition.  You can download SkyFire 1.1 to your phone or PC from I’ve been using SkyFire since the first Symbian release over a year ago.  From the beginning it has done an amazing job with videos. It’s the only mobile browser that lets you watch the Flash videos on almost any web site including, YouTube, Daily Motion, Vimeo, Veoh, … Continue reading

Yahoo Rolls Out New Mobile Portal

It looks like Yahoo is slowly replacing their legacy mobile web portal with the greatly enhanced  one that they announced at MWC and which I reviewed a Beta of in April.  According to a press release issued today users with supported handsets in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and Italy should be seeing the updated site. The April Beta was launched in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France, India, Indonesia and the Philippines. Today’s additions bring … Continue reading is the latest in a number of new mobile hotel search and reservation sites to launch this year. Nice to see this long neglected area of the mobile web finally getting some attention. The site has an inventory of over 75,000 hotels around the world. It uses browser detection and adaptation to deliver page and image sizes optimized for six different classes of device and should be usable on virtually any phone. The user interface is straight forward with … Continue reading