Top-grossing iPhone app, and first iPhone browser with support for videos designed for Flash Player, goes back into App Store and is available in the US.
Mountain View, Calif. – November 9, 2010 –Skyfire, the first iPhone browser which enables videos designed for Adobe® Flash® Player, is reporting strong results for its popular iOS app. The app, Skyfire for iPhone, has become the top-grossing app in the the Apple App StoreSM, based on sales of its $2.99 product, and notched 300,000 downloads this past weekend.
In a statement Friday, Skyfire CEO Jeffrey Glueck announced the App’s return to the Apple App store in first-come, first-served batches. The approach has been successful in meeting demand while ensuring a quality browsing experience.
The app is now available to all consumers in the U.S., Skyfire plans to add additional country support within the next few weeks.
Skyfire 2.0 for iPhone is available for $2.99 in the Apple App Store or at get.skyfire.com, along with the company’s popular Android browser.
Note: App Store, iPhone, and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. Adobe and Flash are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
Skyfire is dedicated to using cloud computing to improve multimedia experiences on mobile phones, and has created the first “Compression as a Service” (CAAS) offering for wireless carriers and device makers. Skyfire’s technology has been visible to consumers through the Skyfire browser app, which has enabled Skyfire to refine its technology with over one million monthly users. The app was named the #2 App of All-Time for Android by TechCrunch, and was the top pick in a PC World September 2010 comparison of all Android browsers. Skyfire won the Best Mobile Application-People’s Voice at the 2009 Webby Awards and was named a Top App of 2009 by the New York Times’ Gadgetwise. Skyfire is based in Mountain View, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.skyfire.com, or follow Skyfire on Twitter attwitter.com/skyfire.