Phone Scoop

printed November 28, 2015
See this page online at:

Home  ›  News  ›

Skyfire Ending Support for Windows Mobile and Symbian

Article Comments  

This forum is closed.

This forum is closed.


Nov 19, 2010, 5:12 PM

So what

there are others.
Raider Duck

Nov 17, 2010, 10:21 AM

Botched Transition

As the owner of a Windows Mobile 6.1 phone (Pantech Matrix Pro), I loved using Skyfire when I first got the phone, because it was so much better than Opera Mini 4.x Java or Pocket IE. Since Opera Mini (native WinMo) 5.1 came out, I've used Skyfire much less, so this isn't that much of a loss.

HOWEVER: Skyfire's handling of this transition has been horrible.

First, despite what the report says, the WinMo server farms were turned offf almost two weeks ago, with no announcement until several days ago.

Second, Skyfire's response on their own forums has taken a haughty tone of "You didn't REALLY think we were going to support your PATHETIC OLD PHONE forever, DID YOU?"

I completely get why Skyfire did what they did. Their startu...
As soon as Evil Apple approved them, they rejected Windows Mobile users. No Windows Mobi users can access Skyfire so that report is so fake.

Nov 17, 2010, 4:35 PM

Bump You Skyfire (u know what I mean)

Evil or Very Mad Skyfire team is nothing but a bunch of sell outs (***). Now that they have Evil Apple behind them, they want to kick Windows Mobile to the curb. Well as a WinMobi 6.5 user, Im saying to Skyfire ****** You. My Samsung Epix WinMobi 6.5 support Flashlight 3.1. When it doesnt play my videos, I stream them through Opera Mini. Evil Apple is just using them as caged rats to get to Adobe Twisted Evil

Nov 17, 2010, 10:11 AM

Window Mobile 6.x ??

Ahhh yes. Windows Mobile 6 and 6.5
you will be missed.....
missed like being sick and having pudding a$$.

Windows Phone 7 is going to really give Android and Apple a run for their money.

I used a Samsung Focus for about 2 hours and I loved it.
I've had a Blackberry, have a Droid 1
looking forward to Windows Phone 7 on Verizon in Q1 2011 as my next phone.

And oh yeah, FIRST POST !!! Wooo hoo..
(couldnt resist)
Page  1  of 1

Subscribe to Phone Scoop News with RSS Follow @phonescoop on Twitter Phone Scoop on Facebook Subscribe to Phone Scoop on YouTube Follow on Instagram


All content Copyright 2001-2015 Phone Factor, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Content on this site may not be copied or republished without formal permission.