Though Flash played an incredibly important part in the evolution of the internet, all things must come to an end. The once revolutionary plugin is now bloated, slow, a resource hog, and most importantly, a security mess. Flash vulnerabilities seem to never stop popping up, and updates come constantly.
Google knows this, and has announced ... Read More »
Frustrated by the slow speeds of your Android web browser? Today the team behind Dolphin Browser released a new beta version and they claim it is 5-10x faster than the default browser at HTML5 rendering, and 100% faster than Chrome.
The Dolphin team was able to achieve the fastest scores on HTML5test.com thanks ... Read More »
Just one short year after it was introduced, Adobe announced it would be backing away from Flash for Android. We knew this day was coming, Android 4.1 doesn’t allow for the installation of Flash, and now it’s official. Starting tomorrow, Adobe will disable all new installs of Flash for Android.
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The end of development for Flash Player mobile has been a hot topic these past couple days. Adobe announced that HTML5 was the future of mobile media, and that the company needed to put their efforts into that and Air. But is that the only reason?
Adobe product manager Mike Chambers took to his ... Read More »
Just two days ago, Adobe announced that they’d be abandoning Flash Play for mobile devices, like Android tablets and phones, and instead focusing on HTML5 and Adobe Air. In the announcement for the move, it was revealed that one more major update was coming. Beyond that, there will be some security fixes every now ... Read More »
Are you tired of Adobe Flash Player slowing down and crashing your Android browser? This morning Danny Winokur of Adobe made a blog post to announce the future of Flash Player for mobile. “We will no longer continue to develop Flash Player in the browser to work with new mobile device configurations following the upcoming ... Read More »
If you had any doubt that HTML5 is the future, Twitter just went ahead and cleared those doubts for you. The company is currently rolling out a new version of its mobile web client — and we’re liking what we’re seeing.
At first sight, you’ll have a hard time telling the web app apart ... Read More »
While you would think that the announcement of first-party Twitter apps for smartphones would stunt the amount of third-part news, Tweetdeck isn’t slowing down. In a blog entry posted earlier today, the popular Twitter client unveiled the development of a mobile web version of their client, which has up until now been a “secret mission”.
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To borrow an old Canadian adage, owning a phone other than Apple’s iPhone is like sharing a bed with an elephant. No matter what it does, or how much you want to ignore it, you are affected by its every movement.
HTML5 and the mobile web are clearly up to the task of building rich and powerful apps.