An open letter to Adobe on the state of Pepper Flash on Linux (and Android).
Today you may have heard some bad news about AIR on Linux. I want to set the record straight. Right now, the vast majority of Linux utilization of Flash comes through the Flash plug-in itself. Not AIR. Putting it bluntly, most Linux users don’t appreciate, let alone need AIR. It costs Adobe a ton of […]
While I suggested mainstream techies avoid Flash 10.1 Beta 1, the new beta is much better. 1080p YouTube now works flawlessly in Windows and Mac OS X. It’s actually quite impressive, especially considering Apple won’t let folks author QuickTime X plug-ins. I do have to take this moment to warn Apple that 2014 could very […]
What was supposed to be a simple, five minute procedure… turned into an hour-long debacle. I wanted to print out a door sign for the MechaWorks meeting room at E3. Simple, right? I opened up iWork Pages, dropped the MechaWorks logo (in TIFF format) in, and the MechaWorks icon (in EPS format), sized them to […]
If you have Flash Player 10 Beta installed on your Mac, Mac OS X 10.5.3 will erase it. This was done to ensure that everyone else got the latest security update, unfortunately the update package doesn’t run a version check to see if you have a Flash Player version newer than the one 10.5.3 includes. […]
Yes, I know it’s Christmas… but there’s one great app for Windows that hasn’t been updated in awhile. And, as a Christmas gift, it has been updated once again. PDFCreator creates a virtual printer that generates a PDF. No Adobe Anything required. I haven’t taken a look yet at the change list for 0.9.5, and […]
A lot of people are going to start flaring their arms up about Flash adding H.264 today. I think it’s a good thing, you should all head to Adobe.com and update right now. Competition is always good… well, except when your “competitor” sends you a letter saying that if you don’t pull the plug on […]