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Is It Safe to Format Flash?

After reading that defragging can wear out SSDs, Howard Meyer asked if it was safe to format flash drives and SD cards


Flash will Dominate Smartphones, Adobe Says

Adobe unveils Flash Player 10.2, which adds Stage Video to improve video performance on mobile devices, desktops, and TVs.


iPad to Lead 400% Surge in NAND Flash Use This Year

Consumer interest in tablets is behind a surge in NAND flash memory use that is expected to increase almost five-fold this year alone

Adobe Patches 42 Bugs in Reader, Flash

Adobe issued patches for 42 vulnerabilities, many rated critical, in its popular Reader and Flash products.

Kongregate Gives Android a Proper Flash Gaming Portal

Want to play flash games on your Android phone? GameStop's Kongregate will let you do that.


Flash to Offer More Control Over Cookies

Adobe will build in Control Panel access to Flash Player security settings, and Firefox and Chrome will have similar levels of control. But is it too little, too late?

Google Drops H.264 from Chrome; New Flash Battleground?

Will Google's choice to drop support for the H.264 video codec extend the life of Adobe Flash?

Speedy USB 3.0 Spec Quickly Becomes a Consumer Reality

Expect parity in pricing with USB 2.0 and for USB 3.0 everywhere in 2011.

Security Researcher Finds Way Around Flash Sandbox

A security researcher has found a gap in the way Adobe Systems has fortified its Flash Player for better security.

Lexar Unveils 32GB MicroSDHC Card, USB Transfer Kit For Phones

Lexar Media allows you to squeeze a multimedia cornucopia on your cell phone with its 32GB Class 10 High-Speed Mobile microSDHC card.