“Firefox has prevented the unsafe plugin “Adobe Flash” from running on *insert website address here*”. This is a message Firefox users must have recently come across. Well, Google and Firefox have disabled Adobe Flash Player owing to the exploitation of a flaw in Flash by an Italian surveillance company called Hacking Team. Read More
According to Steve Jobs, Flash is a technology that is going to become obsolete in a few years and HTML5 would become the next big thing. He believes that Flash makes devices slow, prone to crashes and drains battery life and therefore Apple decided not to use Flash on iPods, iPhones and iPads.
At a recent interview, Mr. Greg Rewis, Principal World-Wide Evangelist for Creative Suite Web Premium at Adobe Systems, Inc commented on Apple’s updated SDK terms for the App store, section 3.3.1 in particular which disallows applications compiled using CS5.
Google has updated Google Chrome to 5.0.375.86 and now it comes with Adobe Flash. The integrated flash player has been enabled by default and five security issues have been resolved. The shipment of the plug-in with the browser would help users stay up to date with the plug-in and also protect their computers against viruses and worms which the plug-in often faces.
Steve Jobs was interviewed at D8 today and he made some very strong points. He was interviewed by Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Walt and the audience asked him very interesting questions and Steve responded to them in his usual yet funny and intelligent manner.
Google finally announced its much anticipated and long rumored Google TV today at Google I/O. With Google TV, Google plans to bring Web Content on TV. Google is teaming up with Intel, Sony and Logitech for Google TV. The concept is not at all new and many other firms have been working on such a device.