Posted inNews

Ruffle keeps classic flash games alive (and safer) with an open source emulator

The death of Adobe Flash was a long time coming. While the 25-year-old technology was instrumental in bringing animation, games, and interactive content to the web when it was still young, it was always sort of a security nightmare, with Adobe struggling to issue bug fixes faster than vulnerabilities were discovered and exploited. But now […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Facebook faces antitrust suits, Google plans big changes for Chrome, and Adobe Flash is finally (almost) dead

Facebook wasn’t the first social network – remember MySpace and Friendster? And it’s not exactly the last one standing. Twitter’s still a thing. But Facebook is the biggest, most influential social network in the US, at least… and according to new lawsuits filed by the FTC and 48 attorneys general, Facebook abused its market dominance […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits (11-28-2013): Firefox OS expands, Black Friday does too

Thanksgiving doesn’t tend to be a big day for news in the United States… but as Black Friday sort of expands to take over the whole week, retailers have been pushing bargain after bargain. You can find some of the best deals in our Black Friday 2013 mobile bargains roundup. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Windows 8/Windows RT browser hack: Use Flash on any website

Windows 8 and Windows RT ship with the new Internet Explorer 10 web browser which has two different modes. In desktop mode, it looks like… well, a desktop web browser. But you can also use the new Windows 8-style full-screen mode to use it more like a tablet browser. The full-screen version supports swipe-based navigation […]

Posted inNews

Unofficial Flash Downloader keeps Adobe Flash for Android alive(ish)

As promised, Adobe has effectively pulled Adobe Flash Player 11 from the Google Play Store. If you already have the app installed on your device, you’ll be able to download security updates as they become available, but Adobe isn’t making it easy to download the app on new devices. But Paul O’Brien is. The founder […]

Posted inNews

How to install Adobe Flash on the Nexus 7 (or other Jelly Bean devices)

Adobe’s Flash Player isn’t officially supported in the newest Android version, 4.1 Jelly Bean. Though the default browser for the Nexus 7 and other Jelly Bean devices is now Chrome, which has built-in Flash support in the desktop versions, this does not apply to mobile devices. Adobe warned that attempts to install Flash on Jelly […]