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In Just A Few Days, Chrome Will Effectively Kill Flash Ads

With the steady adoption of newer web technologies by browser vendors, Adobe Flash is inching ever closer to its electronic demise. Come 1 September, Google will be giving it a little push, when Chrome will start pausing Flash-based advertisements by default.


Firefox Now Blocks Flash By Default

The Mozilla Firefox web browser now blocks Flash by default. And when I say “blocks,” I don’t mean it asks you nicely if you’d really like to use Flash. I don’t mean it automatically pauses Flash videos like Google Chrome. I mean that Mozilla has decided that Flash is going down.


Flash Just Patched A Huge Security Flaw

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.


Report: Adobe Pulling The Plug On Mobile Flash

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.


Adobe: 'A Few Weeks' Until Honeycomb Tablets Can Run Flash

The first of the Honeycomb tablets, the Motorola Xoom, may not have Flash out of the box – but Adobe has taken to its blog to confirm that the 10.2 OTA download will only be “a few weeks” later.


Watch The BlackBerry Playbook Tablet Strut On Stage

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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.


Adobe Resuming Work On iPhone App Development Tech

When Apple changed its iPhone Developer Program Licence Agreement, Adobe decided to abandon the iPhone app-building technology included in Flash CS5. But now that Apple’s allowing third-party development tools, Adobe will pick up right where it left off.


Adobe Flash Player 10.1 Finalised, You Can Download Now

Adobe Flash Player 10.1 just got finalised so if you want silky smooth HD video, go download it now.


NBC, Time Warner Tell Apple They're Sticking With Flash

It sounds like not everybody is ready to just throw Flash out the window because Steve Jobs told them too, as Time Warner and NBC have just told Apple they’re happy to stick with it for their online video players.


Question Of The Day: Is Mobile Flash Worth It To You?

So today we saw some tests that suggest that having Flash running on your smartphone will almost definitely hurt performance. But hey, it’s up to you whether or not it’s worth it. So… is it?


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