By Chuong Nguyen | February 12, 2009 2:09 PM
For those with WVGA resolutions like the Touch HD or the XPERIA X1, fret not because the new Skyfire beta will have support for you. The new release is availablenow. Skyfire is already a robust browsing platform and great browser substitute for many, offering advanced Ajax and Flash 10 support. However, the new release brings added features including social networking support, improved text readability, and more.
What does all that mean? You can twitter and follow pocketnow.com on RSS for one thing. Another great improvement is the ability to download multimedia and other files. As usual, you can download the latest release from get.skyfire.com on your mobile.
Click on to read more about the new Skyfire beta.
According to the company’s press release, the new version will feature the following improvements:
We’re Going Social: Our start page experience is brand spanking new and includes feeds, Facebook and Twitter integration. Catch up with news and your friend’s postings, easily share info and make yourself heard with few clicks.
size for large articles in a way that once you zoom into the article you will be able to read it without the need for horizontal scroll. Use our contextual zoom function to fit the article to your screen width and it will make a pleasant reading experience. With this introduction we retired our previous Smart Fit solution.
Widescreen screen support
Improved Superbar: When you select one of the auto‐suggest entries you will get immediately more refined suggestions (instead of launching the search right away). Handy to search for the exact term that you are looking for.
Download Media: Now you can see/listen to media that is accessible in Skyfire, and download it to your phone as well.
Updated page rendering
Updated Plug‐ins: Including Flash 10, Silverlight 2.0, final and newest Quicktime version.
Log‐in, Bookmarks, History: Fixed reliability issues, where either of them were inaccessible.
Let us know how your browsing experience is with the updated Skyfire.