Adobe has released a new version of its Flash Player for Android that fixes some critical security bugs. The new version of Flash, which, incidentally, is also available for Windows, Linux and OS X, fixes security vulnerabilities in Flash Player 184.108.40.206 and earlier versions for Android 4.x, and Flash Player 220.127.116.11 and earlier versions for Android 3.x and 2.x. These vulnerabilities, if exploited, could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected phone or tablet.
The update fixes two problems – the first is a memory corruption vulnerability in Matrix3D, a part of Flash which is used to determine the position and [...]
So it looks like Flash is not completely dead. Today, Adobe announced that they will indeed release one more version of Flash which will support Android 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich. Even though Adobe announced a few weeks ago that it would no longer develop their mobile version of Flash, and just stick to HTML5. So far the Galaxy Nexus, which is only available in the UK right now, is flash less – unfortunate but most people don’t use it.
Adobe will release one more version of the Flash Player for mobile browsing, which will provide support for [...]
The Adobe Flash Player, which has been present in Android handsets prior to the Galaxy Nexus, is, surprisingly, not present in the Galaxy Nexus. According to Google, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich does not currently support Flash.
Google confirmed to SlashGear the absence of the Flash Player in both the flagship Google phone and its brand-new operating system, Android 4.0. Apparently, Google is waiting for Adobe to update the mobile version of the Flash Player for Android 4.0. Consequently, neither the latest version or the older versions of Flash Player will be available to users of the Galaxy Nexus or Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich–at least [...]
Adobe is causing quite a commotion among Android lovers with its soon-to-be-launched app, the Adobe Photoshop Touch. Its availability will give consumers the chance to enjoy the power of Photoshop anywhere they go.
The features that are to be offered by the app make it one of the most awaited and coolest tablet tool this year. The app will be officially available in the Android Market this November. Although that will be a few weeks before it will be available for Android devices, the software is already polished and easy to navigate, works perfectly, and powerful enough to give almost the same results as that of the computer [...]
Hang on tight as Adobe announces its newest Adobe Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 to bring faster 2D and 3D gaming and video playback on your Android devices.
Compared to its predecessors, Flash Player 10 and AIR 2, the updated versions enable over 1,000 times improvement in performance for 2D and 3D graphics. The updated versions will reportedly deliver a smooth 60-fps graphics rendering for console-quality graphics on desktops, tablets, and even mobile phones.
Adobe recently told the public that its Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 will be publicly available this early October. These updates will introduce its new technology to a large scale of [...]
It’s a session of good news from Adobe right now. Not only have they fixed the security vulnerability effecting Android devices with Flash, but they may also be set to release a version of Adobe AIR for Android in the not too distant future.
I am often asked what Adobe AIR actually is, in particular by gadget enthusiasts who are not super technical. Adobe AIR isn’t just a catchy name; AIR actually stands for something: Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR). So, Adobe Integrated Runtime is an environment that allows one piece of code written on a Windows machine to run perfectly on a Linux machine or indeed your mobile phone. The [...]
PCWorld are reporting that an Adobe spokesperson contacted them very recently to reveal that, “A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris and Android operating systems. This vulnerability also affects Adobe Reader 9.3.4 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh.”
It strikes me that this statement could have been shortened to read, “Right now, a critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player for pretty much all devices and all versions”. But hey, you gotta be [...]
Adobe has finally made available its Flash Player 10.1 to Google’s N1 users that are running Android 2.2 Froyo. Beta versions have long been available to N1 users via the Android Market, but now users can get a broader scope of Flash support for things like video, games, and more.
Adobe have recently released an official video outlining the release of Flash 10.1 for the Droid 2, out-of-the-box. The reason why this is a big deal because it will be the first time Flash is available out-of-the-box on an Android handset. This obviously gives the end-user a far richer web-experience. The video reveals CBS and CNET flash elements and Adobe reiterate the ‘full power of the Flash player, just like on your desktop’. Of course, games are not excluded either, and the video shows Sims 3 for a short period of time.
Flash 10.1 is expected to start making its way to a whole host of different devices, including the HTC Incredible, HTC Desire, [...]
[via Mobile Burn]