Adobe officially shifts from Flash to HTML 5 for mobile development

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Adobe has officially announced that they will no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations.  Instead, the focus will be placed on HTML 5 and AIR standards. Of course, the current Adobe Flash stuff will still be supported with bug fixes ...

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Adobe to termintate Flash Player development for browsers on mobile

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A leaked Adobe document obtained by ZDNet indicates that the company plans to cease development for Flash Player for mobile browsers. Choosing to focus more heavily HTML5, mobile applications, and desktop content, Adobe promises they will continue to support Android configurations with updates ...

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Adobe Flash 11, AIR 3 to Launch in October, Enable 3D Games

Adobe announced early this morning that they will be releasing new Flash Player and AIR utilities next month which will let developers combine HTML5, Flash, and other code. Due in early October, Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will bring accelerated 2D and 3D graphics to the next generation of apps ...

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Cricket Wireless Reminds Us That Adobe Flash Is Still Relevant

Think back to roughly a year and a half ago when the big stink in mobile was over how Apple refused to support Adobe Flash.  Remember hearing from people on the other side of the fence about how Flash was going to die and it would soon be irrelevant? Well, here we are today and... Read More

Adobe Updates Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5

Adobe has announced updates to their Flash Builder 4.5 and Flex 4.5 software today, making it even easier for developers to write once, deploy (nearly) everywhere. These latest releases can be found as either individual apps or as part of the Creative Suite 5.5 Web Premium and Master ...

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Adobe Releases Flash Player 10.3 for Android 2.2+

Adobe has pushed out an updated version of their Flash player for Android devices, mainly fixing bugs and patching security holes.  If you have an Android phone or tablet running Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), or Honeycomb (3.0/3.1), you are advised to update your Flash app.  As of today, the ...

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Motorola Begins Prepping XOOMs for Flash 10.2 With Minor Update; Flash Arrives March 18

Flash is coming to the Motorola XOOM on March 18th as a downloadable application. In the meanwhile, Verizon and Motorola are sending out a small update to prepare the tablet.

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Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Flash

About two weeks ago now, I upgraded my phone to the HTC Evo4G. I switched from what now feels like an ancient (and tiny) HTC Hero. And although I had Android 2.2 running on my rooted Hero, this phone feels like a completely new experience. Yes of course its way faster, and the screen is way ...

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Rooted Users & System Apps: What To Do When They Get Updated

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding what to do when system apps get updated while using a custom ROM. Recently Google's Youtube app was updated with a slick new version, but many people on XDA forums & other similar communities are having issues with their rooted devices.

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Adobe Celebrates 1 Million Flash Downloads for Android

Now that Android 2.2 has started permeating handsets across the world, users are flocking to the market to download Flash.  Adobe’s bread and butter media player has been downloaded more than 1 million times since it landed in the Android Market.  That’s not so say things are ...

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The Droid to Get Another Froyo Update, This Time With Flash 10.1

Motorola doesn’t quit, does it? Just days after the Droid got it’s official Froyo update (which is expected to finish rolling out by August 18th), they throw us another bone. Big Red and Moto are telling us that the Droid will get another Froyo upgrade “within the next few ...

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Adobe AIR and Flash Running “Flawlessly” on Prototype Android Tablet [VIDEO]

So apparently Adobe is showing off a prototype Android tablet of some kind at the Web 2.0 Expo.  Said tablet happens to play Adobe AIR applications and Adobe flash videos without problem.  The picture to the left is a prototype tablet snapped by an image from zedomax.com.  There are no specs on ...

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Flash and Air Developers Finding it Easy to Port to Android.

Androidpolice.com is reporting that with the recent huge push from Adobe, application and game developers are having a breeze of a time porting over their Air and Flash apps to Android.  Most of the feedback of the process has been positive from devs, some even saying that their apps are ...

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Adobe CEO: “Flash Coming to Android Second Half of Year”

Here we go again. The on-again-off-again rumors of whether Flash is coming to Android took a turn for the good today. Adobe’s CEO Shantanu Narayen was on FOX Business speaking about Creative Suite 5 (CS5) when the subject switched to mobile.

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Flash on Android: Good News, Bad News

Recently, one of the hottest topics surrounding Android (and other platforms), is if and when Flash will be arriving.  We’ve seen demos and heard rumblings for well over a year, but where are are now?  Yes, there are handsets like the Motorola Devour with Flash Lite, but what about the ...

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