Flash on Android

In another piece of hotly anticipated news, Adobe have confirmed that the complete Flash 10.1 for Android is now ready and will also be shipped to other... platforms soon. This news comes amid controversy between Adobe, Apple and Google, whereby Apple publically condemned Flash as an ‘out-dated’ technology and subsequently confirmed that they would blo...

Verizon & Motorola Droid Next Generation

With so much buzz going around regarding the new Motorola Droid devices, we thought it was a good opportunity to do a round... of of everything you need to know.

Starting things off, there are two new ‘Droid’ branded devices coming soon. Verizon is set to announce the ‘Droid X’ on the June 23 and...

Adobe Reader for Android

Adobe has recently launched the official Adobe Reader for Android application. This is really something you ought to pick up, and is available... in the Android Market. The only criteria is that your phone is running Android 2.1 or greater and it has at least 256 MB of RAM and a 550 MHz processor. Bad luck early adopters!

For those that...

Adobe Android Tablet

Down at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, some guys from Zedomax.com came across the Adobe booth and upon inspection, stumbled across an Adobe example... prototype Android tablet running Flash and AIR ‘flawlessly’. This prototype tablet seems to have been running Android 2.1 to boot.

It runs Adobe’s Flash and Air apps flawlessly. That...

Adobe’s CTO, Kevin Lynch, stated in a blog post yesterday that we should see a general release of Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android in June:

We look forward to delivering Flash Player 10.1 for... Android smartphones as a public preview at Google I/O in May, and then a general release in June. From that point on, an ever increasing number and variety of powerful, Flash-enabled devices will be arr...

Adobe AIR

It has come to our attention that Adobe are in pre-release mode for their most anticipated mobile offering, Adobe AIR for Android. Adobe AIR is a cross-platform... run-time environment which enables developers to make applications once from any computer, and publish them on PCs, MACs, Linux, and then any mobile device which has the AIR framework.

If Android...

Flash 10.1

In the past we’ve seen leaked videos of Flash running on Android, but it has never really lived up to our expectations. For example, we saw what we thought... was full Flash, but in fact it was Flash Lite from the HTC Desire ROM. Enough teasing already, we want the full thing.

The video after the jump is alleged to be from someone who works within Adobe w...

Adobe has revealed some of the details regarding Flash 10 support for Android and the information is not very promising for those who purchased an Android device with older hardware or software. According... to Adobe, an Android device must have both Android 2.1 and an ARM v7 (Cortex) processor which includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon and the TI OMAP3 processors. These requirements disqualify many current handset...

Even for those that only casually follow the smartphone news wire, it is well known that one of the most contentious topics for debate as a missing requirements of any smartphone is native Flash support... from Adobe. We’re heard before that things are set to change. Flash 10.1 is set to become available to Android devices in the first quarter of this year and this is great news. However, we could be set...

Last week we showed you a video from Adobe showcasing  Flash 10.1 running on the Nexus One.  Since then, another video has surfaced, but this time Adrian Ludwig from Adobe is showing Flash 10.1 running... on the Motorola Droid with 2.0 software.  It’s been unclear whether a device would need to upgrade to 2.1 before being able to play Flash 10.1 but this video answers any questions regarding that. ...