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Flash for iPhone – not imminent

Though Adobe announced they were working on Flash for the iPhone in Oct 2008, they’ve admitted it’s not that easy and it will still take quite a while. So don’t expect Flash on the iPhone anytime soon.

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Adobe’s shitty Flash ordering shit system = FAIL

I just tried to order an upgrade of Dreamweaver CS4 from Adobe’s absolutely rubbish online ordering system. The problem with Adobe is that they absolutely insist on using their tools for their online services. When you want to order anything online with them, you have to learn their stupid interface. I saw the PayPal icon […]

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Zed announces acquisition of Mobitween

We’ve just been notified that MobiTween, the leading developer and publisher of flash based games have been acquired by Zed, the leading mobile content firm globally, w.r.t revenue and geographical presence. MobiTween has been working with the world’s leading mobile operators, handset manufacturers, media companies and third party developers – developing and publishing mobile games […]

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AOL polishes up mobile AIM

AOL has spiffed up AIM AIM Express, a Flash based web version that means users can have AIM conversations over the web without having to download any software. AIM Express sports tabbed IM conversations and text message mode – users can SMS anyone on their buddy list – and the apps works with all the […]

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Samsung smartphones get faster memory

Samsung smartphones have been given a bit of a speed boost thanks to a new bit of software the handset giant’s developed. The software will make any handsets using its own proprietary embedded flash memories, OneNAND, Flex-OneNAND and moviNAND, complete the sort of multimedia-heavy actions devices do regularly – like booting, downloading and searching – […]

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Qualcomm brings Adobe’s Flash to BREW

It looks like Flash has got itself a little bit more territory in its quest for mobile domination – it’s struck up a partnership with mobile giant Qualcomm. Late last week, Qualcomm announced that its BREW platform, used by some US operators, will now come with Adobe’s Flash. The partnership will see both companies create […]

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Adobe makes web development free

Adobe is making some serious moves into corralling the mobile development market. It’s just announced its latest plan for mobile domination, called the Open Screen Project, with a series of big-name partner like Cisco, Intel, LG, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Qualcomm, and the BBC all getting involved. Adobe says the project is aimed at “enabling a […]

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Sony Ericsson fuses Java, Flash with Capuchin

Sony Ericsson has taken the wraps off the interestingly named Project Capuchin, a technology which it says will bridge the Java ME and Flash Lite development platforms. Accordign to Sony Ericsson, Project Capuchin will let developers cherrypick the best bits of both to create the best content-rich mobile apps. The bridging technology will come in […]

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Adobe gives mobile unit a new home

Adobe has decided to fuse its mobile unit with the rest of its operations, with the company’s Mobile and Devices Business becoming part of the company’s Experience and Technology Group. According to Adobe, the move is meant to help the software maker in “engineering our desktop and device technologies more closely together”. Or, the other […]

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Microsoft signs Adobe’s Flash Lite for Windows Mobiles

So, just weeks after Microsoft announced it was bringing Silverlight to Nokia mobiles, the software giant has gone and struck a deal with Adobe to bring rival rich media software Flash Lite to Windows Mobiles. Microsoft has licensed Flash Lite “to enable web browsing of Flash Player compatible content within the Internet Explorer Mobile browser […]