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Farewell to Flash

Analysis: Maybe Apple's had a point all along; some things just are happier without Flash.

Ubuntu Shows DistroWatch Decline as Mint Soars

The figures are perhaps more surprising given that Canonical released the latest version of Ubuntu, 11.10, on October 13.


Mobile Flash for Android 4.0 Available by Year’s End

Adobe says its final update to mobile Flash will be available for select devices by early December.

Adobe: Flash for Ice Cream Sandwich by Year-End

Despite its plan to drop development of the mobile Flash Player, Adobe will release one more update to support Android 4.0, plus Linux tools.


Flash Would Be Welcomed By Some For Ice Cream Sandwich

If Adobe does support Flash for Android 4.0 it will come as good news to Android users and developers who are die-hard Flash fans, despite the popular view that it never worked well for mobile.


How to Quit Flash: A Three-Step Program

Adobe is no longer supporting mobile flash, and Occupy Flash is calling for people to uninstall the plugin. Is your business ready for its eventual demise?

Adobe Will Keep Patching Flash on Mobile -- For Now

Adobe promises to support the soon-to-be-orphaned Flash Player plug-in for mobile browsers with critical bug fixes and security updates.

RIM Stands by Flash as Adobe Pursues HTML5

Research in Motion will continue to use Adobe Flash Player, at least for the BlackBerry Playbook tablet, even after Adobe announced it will discontinue Flash for the mobile web.

Mobile Flash: Our Long National Nightmare is Over

Adobe and hardware makers kept telling the world that mobile Flash was fabulous, but my own eyeballs told me otherwise.


Need to Redesign Your Flash-Based Website? Adobe Still Has the Edge

With Adobe announcing the beginning of the end of Flash, what should businesses do with their Flash-based websites?