Google sounds the death knell for Adobe Flash

Matt Weinberger, Business Insider, 8/31/15 Starting in September, the Google Chrome web browser will no longer automatically show Adobe Flash advertisements, the search giant announced yesterday. Chrome is the second most popular browser for desktop and laptop computers, with about 28% market share, behind only Microsoft Internet Explorer, according to NetMarketShare. The change, first announced […]

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Posted on August 31, 2015 at 2:17 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Why HTML5 is killing Flash: it’s the devices, people!

ruadhan, MorbiForge, 8/28/15 It’s five years now since Steve Jobs famously declared war on Flash in an open letter entitled Thoughts on Flash. With his knack for prescience, only now is it really looking like it’s lights out for Flash. Android & Google, at the time, somewhat limply, chimed in that it “wasn’t a very […]

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Posted on August 28, 2015 at 8:44 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Why HTML5 will finally take over video and the Web this year

Erika Trautman, The Next Web, 4/23/14 Cassette tapes, 8-tracks, and … Flash. All three of these mediums need a player to work, and all three mediums are either dead or dying. Just as CDs replaced tapes as a more efficient means of playing music, and digital files replaced CDs to do the same, HTML5 is […]

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Posted on April 23, 2014 at 1:11 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Half full or half empty? HTML5’s mixed outlook

Paul Krill, InfoWorld , 3/24/14 The programming language faces an uncertain future and likely won’t replace native mobile development anytime soon These are the best of times and the worst of times for HTML5. The language has been a significant achievement but has not yet met expectations, according to a newly released IDC report. HTML5, […]

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Posted on March 24, 2014 at 2:54 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mobile browsers lag, so mobile HTML5 apps suffer

Paul Krill, InfoWorld, 11/4/13 Hardware vendors are to blame for not updating older browsers to properly leverage HTML5, Mozilla’s Christian Heilmann says While HTML5 has made advances in areas like animation and video, support of HTML5 on mobile browsers remains inadequate, argues an official at Mozilla, which has been a major proponent of HTML5. Browsers […]

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Posted on November 4, 2013 at 5:58 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Now Google Wants To Kill The Mobile Web

Owen Thomas, ReadWrite, 5/21/13 Mobile versions of websites are so 2009. You know those clunky, stripped-down versions of sites with addresses that tack an “m.” onto the beginning, and serve up a dumbed-down, limited version of their content? If Google has its way, those sites are headed for the dustbin of history. At I/O, Google’s […]

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Posted on May 21, 2013 at 8:47 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Adobe adds cloud access to Reader app for Android

Lance Whitney, CNET news, 10/18/2012 The latest update to the Android version of Adobe Reader lets you save your PDFs online to open from another device. Android users of Adobe Reader can now store their PDFs in the cloud for easy access from anywhere. Launched yesterday, version 10.4 of Reader for Android gives you the […]

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Posted on October 18, 2012 at 8:37 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Fake Flash Player Apps Is The New Android Plague

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Forbes, 8/27/2012 Adobe may have decided that the time has come to stop distributing the Flash Player for Android to new users via the Google Play download site, but now hackers stepped up to fill a gap in the market, offering their own fake, malware-ridden offerings. On August 15, Adobe pulled the plug on the […]

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Posted on August 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Adobe Finally Pull Flash From Android

mort, Hello Android.com, 8/15/2012 Today I bring you the news that Adobe are finally pulling Flash from the Android world. After realizing that HTML5will be the format to lead the mobile world forward, Adobe has decided that they can’t compete any longer. Adobe originally had hopes that they would bring a rich multimedia experience to […]

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Posted on August 15, 2012 at 10:33 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BlackBerry 10 now leading the pack in HTML5 compatibility

Bla1ze, CrackBerry, 6/2/2012 Earlier this year, we looked at some of the HTML5 compatibility tests that were showing up on HTML5 Test and at the time RIM was gaining ground with BlackBerry 10 only being beaten out by Tizen. Looking at the site now though, RIM has blown past Tizen and has jumped to first […]

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Posted on June 2, 2012 at 10:50 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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