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Adobe Stops Development of Mobile Browser Flash

Adobe Stops Development of Mobile Browser Flash

Adobe has ceased the development of Flash Player for browsers on mobile devices, ZDNet reports citing an upcoming announcement from Adobe. “Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be focused on enabling Flash developers to package native apps with Adobe AIR for all the major app stores. We will no longer adapt Flash Player for mobile devices to ... Read More »

Sony Reveals Launch Date for Sony Tablets

Sony Reveals Launch Date for Sony Tablets

Sony has revealed the specifications and launch dates for its two forthcoming tablet devices, Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P. Although both are Android-based, Sony’s tablets are quite different from the other Android tablets on the market, which generally follow the iPad‘s design philosophy. Sony Tablet P sports a foldable design, with two 5.5-inch screens, 4 GB of storage ... Read More »

Phone Wars

Phone Wars

It’s no secret how much most people are attached to their cellphones, but now TeleNav has released a survey showing just how willing Americans are to give up the finer things in life so they can still hang onto that handset. Think about this hypothetical situation for a moment: What would you be more willing to give up so you ... Read More »

The History of Android

The History of Android

Android‘s box of sweets has gotten much more diverse since launching its first dessert-themed operating system, Cupcake, in 2009. Mobile app developers [x]cubelabs have laid out a timeline of these versions — from Cupcake to Ice Cream Sandwich — in the infographic below. What updates do you think were most influential? At what point did you decide that Android was ... Read More »

Mobile Hacking: How Safe Is Your Smartphone?

Mobile Hacking: How Safe Is Your Smartphone?

New instances of phone hacking seem to emerge from Rupert Murdoch’s empire on a daily basis. But are the reports of interest beyond Murdoch and his detractors? Should you, as a consumer, fear that your phone will be hacked? Not yet. Experts say that it’s still fairly easy to hack into your phone, but unless you’re a celebrity, you’re unlikely ... Read More »