RIM Buys Torch Mobile, Package Includes Iris Browser

By | August 24, 2009

Last week RIM has announced upcoming full Flash and Silverlight support for BlackBerry devices. To speed everything up, they have acquired a company specializing in WebKit based solutions: Torch Mobile.

One of the company’s key products is WebKit based, mobile web browser called “Iris Browser” (free), which supports touch screen control, widget rendering engine, advanced HTML, CSS support and more.

The Iris Browser is currently available for Windows Mobile and QTopia platforms.


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Rafael says:

    Wow, it haves a scrollbar, that’s definitely the best mobile browser ever. O.o [ironic]
    kkkkkkkkkkkkk, that was stupid!

    Well, I can’t say I unlike everything, the advanced “Settings” page and the “Check for Update” are good improvements.
    Why he couldn’t stop comparing it to Opera Mobile? *-*