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Get yourself a new iXpand Flash Drive for iPhone and iPad

As you’ll no doubt be aware by now, I’m terrible at organising my photos and videos. I’ve got the Meem cable to backup my stuff when I’m charging, but what if you want to have a flash drive on my iPhone instead? SanDisk have the answer people. This …

Misfit Flash Review

Just a few weeks ago I reviewed the Misfit Shine, a personal tracker that also, if you want, can double as a necklace. Now we have the Misfit Flash and here’s a look at how this one works. It’s a small device around the size of a penny …

Camera’s ready, prepare the Flash

For £49.99 this may look like a watch, but it’s not. This is the “Flash” and will be available mid November from Currys / PC World. It’s a really easy-to-use fitness and sleep monitor. It’s waterproof (for up to 30 metres too) and is made from a soft-touch …

Opinion: Android’s “iceberg ahead” moment?

The launch of Windows Phone 8 has thrown Microsoft’s phone efforts back into the spotlight, and how it has struggled to gain market share over Apple and Android. With yet another relaunch of a mobile OS, Microsoft and its embattled partner Nokia (or future purchase), certainly have their …

Flash! Ahhh!!! Saviour of the iPlayer !!!

We knew that Flash was going and we expected him it to vanish from the Google Play Store. However “strategic partners” seem to have forced the hand of Adobe and it’s still there. Those “strategic partners” appear to include the BBC, who use the Flash technology in their …

Install Flash Even Though It’s Dead with Flash Downloader

This maybe the simplest app you’ll ever use, but use it quick while you still can. As Leigh reported in his post declaring the death of Flash, the Android Play Store no longer contains Flash as an installable app as the final nails were put in its coffin. …

Flash says goodbye to Android

Love Flash? Got apps and streaming TV players that depend on it? Well, don’t get comfy, because it’ll vanish later today. Even if you grab the APK, it won’t be supporting Jelly Bean. Adobe state that… Flash Player will not be supported on any Android version beyond 4.0.x. …

Adobe kills Flash on mobile devices

Although Adobe announced at the end of last year they were not supporting Flash on mobile devices going forward, today they are going a step further and have announced it will be removed from the Google Play Store in August. Jelly Bean is the first version of Android …

BBC iPlayer now offers 3G streaming for all

A new version of the iPlayer got released a couple of days back. If you update now then you’ll be able to watch TV across 3G – not just WiFi. There’s also improved streaming with new versions of Adobe Flash. The usual warnings apply of course, so don’t …

Adobe Flash Player now supports Android 4.0

During the night it looks like Adobe have released an update for Adobe Flash Player to the Market, which adds compatibility for Android 4.0. When the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was released a lot of people were surprised/shocked/angry that Flash did not work on their nice new cutting edge device. This …

Factory images available for Galaxy Nexus

Android software engineer Jean-Baptiste Queru posted on twitter this evening that the factory images for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are now available for download. What this means is that if you flash a bad ROM onto your device or there’s an issue whilst flashing you can use this …

Mobile flash is dead..well dying.

Adobe appears to have thrown in the towel regarding the mobile version of Adobe Flash. It now looks like HTML5 will become the defacto standard for websites going forward. This is good news for everyone really. Standards are a good thing, although it does mean more adverts on …