Adobe Flash 10.2 is hitting Android Market today

Last week, we learned that Adobe Flash 10.2 was being prepared for Android and would become available for the Android Market on March 18. That’s today, folks, so definitely keep your eyes peeled for it in the Android Market, where it should be live.

Flash 10.2 brings some new features and enhancements to the platform for Android, and will continue to improve the experience in the weeks to come. Today’s release will be labeled as a beta for Honeycomb, or the tablet version of the operating system, and the final version (GA, or general availability) will come in the weeks ahead (no specific time frame was given). Read the rest of this entry »

Watch out Apple, Android 3.0 tablets may surpass the iPad

The iPad may have the market to itself for now, but by early next year, it could be under assault in the same way that Android phones have overtaken the iPhone. Google, Verizon, and Motorola are teaming up on an Android 3.0 tablet, and other hardware makers are working on them as well. It’s the first sign that Android tablets may eventually outsell iPads.

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Adobe Hearts Everything Except Apple Policies

Will these two ever make up?

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It’s doubtful anything will change immediately, though you have to give Adobe credit for its attempt at embracing and scolding Apple in a new advertisement appearing today in The Chronicle.
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Microsoft echoes Apple view on Adobe’s Flash

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp joined archrival Apple Inc in criticizing Adobe Systems Inc’s widely used Flash multimedia software, creating a rare bond among the two computing giants.

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