Tagged With adobe flash

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Adobe just patched up a gaping security flaw that could affect anyone who logs on to eBay, Tumblr, Instagram or other popular sites. If you're a person who visits any of those domains (or, really, any website out there that might use Flash), you really should update right now.

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Wow. It seems Adobe is stopping development of its Flash Player for mobile browsers. The company will reportedly continue to support existing Android and BlackBerry Playbook configurations of the player, but future development will be focused on developing HTML5 and apps.

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Anyone thinking the BlackBerry Playbook was doomed to be vaporware, this should ease your mind. At Adobe's MAX conference today, the business-minded tablet got some time in the spotlight to show off its out-of-the-box Flash and AIR capabilities.

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Here's the bottom line on the first speed tests of Android 2.2: without Flash 10.1, its browser handily beats all comers. But with Flash? It drops to the bottom of the heap. Ruh roh.