Posts Tagged ‘torch mobile’
  • RIM to slingshot past the competition with uber browser in 2010?
    by Mike
    Posted February 2nd, 2010 at 1:22 pm
    Make no mistake, RIM's current BlackBerry browser sucks and sucks big time. It's always sucked. Those who disagree obviously aren't using the internet as it was meant to be used -- flash, javascript, ajax, and so on. Flash is still a sticking point for many other mobile browsers in the market but the rest of that list is a rather common affair now. After acquiring Torch Mobile last year, rumors and speculation of a completely revamped BlackBerry browser almost immediately began. After a...
  • Prototype BlackBerry with touchscreen, slide-out qwerty, and webkit browser moved to prototype stage. Release in 2010?
    by Mike
    Posted November 13th, 2009 at 11:29 am
    I remember the day that I read about the rumors of a touchscreen BlackBerry. I was sitting in Chicago O'Hare Airport waiting for a flight to Houston. At that time, scouring the specs on BGR's site left my jaw dropping and my heart racing. That was the pinnacle of my CrackBerry days. I have since moved on to many different platforms though my enthusiasm for the BlackBerry platform has never truly waned. All it will take is one breakthrough device (with better software of course) and my lusts...
  • RIM gobbles up Torch Mobile. Webkit BB Browser on the way?
    by Mike
    Posted August 24th, 2009 at 10:30 am
    While I currently use an iPhone (for the time being) and am setting my sights on Android as my next purchase, I still have a place in my heart for RIM and their beloved BlackBerry. Even though the OS looks and operates as if it were written in 2004, the sheer simplicity of any type of messaging on a BlackBerry is hard to knock or challenge. Since the iPhone and Android have ushered in browsers that are actually worth doing any type of mobile browsing on, BlackBerries have struggled to keep u...
  • Torch Mobile updates Iris mobile browser to v1.1.0
    by Mike
    Posted February 20th, 2009 at 11:30 am
    Windows Mobile users who are all to familiar with the joke that is Mobile IE have yet another option in the mobile browser world.  Torch Mobile announced at MWC that they have updated their browser, "Iris" to v1.1.0.  Besides getting some new numbers, the beta tag has been kicked to the curb.  For those of you unfamiliar with Iris, it is a web-kit based mobile browser that will display web pages just as if you were browsing on a desktop computer, however, they will of course be formatted ...
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