Skyfire Web Browser for iPad (with Flash support) Coming Very Soon

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Skyfire Web Browser

Skyfire Web Browser for iPad has been submitted to Apple for approval – so we should see it hitting the App Store within the next few days.

Skyfire is the hugely popular new browser app that allows Flash content to be played on iOS devices, by doing the conversion to iOS-allowed formats on their servers. The iPhone version of the app has already been approved by Apple and has been a big hit, so presumably the iPad version should sail through the approval process quickly.

Apparently the folks at Skyfire have got a few little extras for the iPad version as well …

Skyfire want the iPad version to be a more fun, connected experience, therefore they’ve put aFacebook and Twitter share button at the bottom of the screen, and another that displays updates from those two services.  The same applies to Google Reader.  A new feature they call Fireplace adds only links shared by your friends, opening any selected in a new tab.

Look for Skyfire for iPad to hit the App Store anytime now, maybe even this weekend.

I’ve not tried Skyfire at all yet, as I honestly just don’t find myself missing Flash content on my iPad or iPhone. I know lots of users do though, and I’d love to hear your thoughts on Skyfire once you see it in action on your iPad.

News Via: iPhoneFreak


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