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Adobe bringing “creative applications” to PlayBook

Adobe bringing “creative applications” to PlayBook

The BlackBerry PlayBook has been criticized for its shortage of applications - even having to turn to Android later in 2011 to make up the shortfall - but it could get some salvation among artistic types with Adobe's help. Taking to the stage with RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis at BlackBerry World 2011, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen confirmed that the company would bring its "creative applications" to the tablet.

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ViewSonic adds Flash Player to GTab slate

ViewSonic adds Flash Player to GTab slate

It's obviously the weekend for Android updates; first Samsung's Gingerbread for the Galaxy S, and now a ViewSonic tweak for the company's GTab Android slate. The latest OTA update isn't anything as dramatic as a core OS update, but it does add Flash Player support to the 10-inch tablet.

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Adobe shows off HLS streaming video on iPad, we still want native Flash

Adobe shows off HLS streaming video on iPad, we still want native Flash

I'd like to go on record saying that one of the only things from Adobe that interests me in the slightest is Flash for my iPad. Get to work on that, thanks. Adobe and Apple still have no agreement for support of Flash content on the iPad, but Adobe is touting its new streaming of Adobe Flash Media Server across multiple devices like the iPad 2, Samsung TVs, the Motorola Xoom and the Atrix smartphone.

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Adobe Photoshop Touch apps integrate iPad (and eventually other tablets) into famous art software

Adobe Photoshop Touch apps integrate iPad (and eventually other tablets) into famous art software

Adobe may not be quite ready to release Photoshop for iPad, as previewed last month, but it has looked to the iPad for extra functionality when it comes to the latest version of Photoshop in Creative Suite 5.5. Three new iOS apps for the iPad have been released - Adobe Color Lava for Photoshop, Adobe Eazel for Photoshop and Adobe Nav for Photoshop - turning the Apple tablet into a remote control panel for the graphics software. Each uses Adobe's new Touch SDK.

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Adobe shows off Photoshop for iPad

Adobe shows off Photoshop for iPad

If you are a fan of the iPad tablet and have used some of the less powerful photo editing apps on your tablet before you will like this. Adobe has shown off a real Photoshop app for the iPad at its Photoshop world symposium. The new app promises to allow you a much better photo editing experience and lots more.

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Chrome gets Flash Player exploit fix ahead of rivals

Chrome gets Flash Player exploit fix ahead of rivals

Google may have seen its Chrome browser come through Pwn2Own unscathed, but that doesn't mean everything in the app is safe. The search giant has fixed a Flash Player bug which Adobe described as "critical"; however, other browsers will be forced to wait on Adobe's own testing.

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Flash Player 10.2 for Motorola XOOM due March 18

Flash Player 10.2 for Motorola XOOM due March 18

Adobe has announced that the Flash Player 10.2 update for Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb tablets such as the Motorola XOOM will be released on March 18. Made available through the Android Market, as with the current Flash Player 10.1 release for Android smartphones, the updated version will be the production version for Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices and the beta for Honeycomb slates.

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Motorola XOOM gets Android 3.0.1 update for Flash support

Motorola XOOM gets Android 3.0.1 update for Flash support

Motorola has begun pushing out a new update for the XOOM tablet, which updates the slate to Android 3.0.1.  The new firmware, build number HRI66 - which Motorola tweeted was to pave the way for the incoming Flash Player 10.2 update - currently lacks a build log, so it's hard to know what else may have changed.

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Adobe Wallaby Flash to HTML tool released

Adobe Wallaby Flash to HTML tool released

Adobe has released the first beta of its experimental Flash to HTML conversion tool, Adobe Wallaby. Gobbling up Flash animations and artwork and spitting out a mixture of HTML, CSS, SVG and JavaScript, Wallaby is the first public release of the Flash-to-HTML5 app demonstrated at MAX 2010 last year.

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Motorola XOOM Flash Player 10.2 release “within a few weeks”

Motorola XOOM Flash Player 10.2 release “within a few weeks”

Motorola's XOOM tablet won't have to wait long before it gains support for Flash content, with Adobe promising an imminent OTA update delivering Flash Player 10.2. Following on from Verizon's quiet admission that the Android 3.0 XOOM wouldn't ship with Flash support when it goes on sale this Thursday, February 24, Adobe has stepped in to say that the new version will be available "within a few weeks."

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Missing Motorola XOOM Flash leaves Honeycomb at a disadvantage until Spring 2011?

Missing Motorola XOOM Flash leaves Honeycomb at a disadvantage until Spring 2011?

Android's Flash advantage over the iPad will be missing in action from the launch of the Motorola XOOM, with Flash Player support not expected until Spring 2011. An Engadget tipster spotted the disclaimer lurking at the bottom of Verizon's XOOM pre-order listing, seemingly suggesting that Adobe and Google are waiting until Flash Player 10.2 is ready later in the year.

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AMD Wireless TV takes on Intel WiDi [Video]

AMD Wireless TV takes on Intel WiDi [Video]

AMD is joining with software partner Vivu to go head to head against Intel's WiDi streaming video. The new solution, dubbed is AMD Wireless TV and will stream wirelessly from virtually any AMD Fusion powered PC to an HDTV with no additional hardware required. First shown as a demo at CES, AMD Wireless TV can stream 720p HD video and users can adjust video quality for any situation, be it a movie at home, or wanting to wirelessly project a presentation at a meeting.

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