jQuery.TosRUs plugin is a great lightbox alternative for scrolling/swiping through any kind of content. On a desktop, tablet or smartphone, inside a HTML element or as a lightbox popup. It's responsive by default.
Responsive CSS interface for sizing and positioning.
Creates lightbox galleries just as easy as "inline" sliders.
Drag or swipe to slide to the next/previous slide(s).
Doubletab or pinch to zoom on images.
Slides are automatically grouped into a gallery.
Works just as well on a desktop as it does on a tablet or smartphone.
Very customizable through a series of options with device dependent defaults.
Viewport-scale dependent buttons and caption sizes.
Currently supports showing images, video's and HTML content.
Optimized preloading content; not too soon, not too late.