Flash

Homestar and Strongbad on the woes of Flash’s demise

Adobe's Flash plugin might finally be breathing its last, but that doesn't mean we don't love what it has created, which means characters like Strongbad and Homestar Runner need saving. Fortunately, all past episodes are heading to YouTube.

Computing

Netragard stops selling exploits for fear of how they may be used

Digital security company Netragard has announced that it will no longer be selling zero day exploits, following the news that one of its customers, Hacking Team, had been selling them on to nefarious regimes.

Computing

Adobe and Google join forces to strengthen Flash defenses against hacks

A series of cyber attacks targeting Adobe's Flash Player has led to a strengthening of the company's defenses, according to Ars Technica.

Computing

Misfit’s newest product is the $20 Flash Link, the universal remote control and fitness tracker

Essentially identical to the Misfit Flash, minus the wristband, the Link (available in four colors) is simply a squeezable clicker that is a universal remote and a fitness tracker.

Wearables

Facebook’s head of security wants an ‘end-of-life’ date for Flash

Following the discovery of more zero days in Adobe Flash from the recent Hacking Team breach, Facebook's chief security officer has called on Adobe to end Flash once and for all.

Computing

Nova flash accessory brings untethered lighting to iPhone

Photography is all about lighting, but the built-in LED flash in smartphones doesn't exactly help create the most pleasing images. The external Nova flash is a wireless iPhone accessory that lets you get creative with lighting.

Photography

New zero-day Adobe Flash vulnerability discovered by research firm

According to an Internet security research firm, a new Adobe Flash hole has been discovered and used in attacks on multiple websites. Read on to learn more here.

Computing

OCZ Vertex 460 SSDs available for pre-order now

Well, that was fast. OCZ is offering new SSDs for pre-order on the same day that Toshiba completed its acquisition of the firm. You can read more about the new SSDs, dubbed the Vertex 460 series, here.

Computing

Could DC be using its TV properties to fill out the ranks of the Justice League movie?

Stephen Amell, who plays a reimagined version of the DC superhero Green Arrow in the CW TV show Arrow, has “had discussion” about appearing in the Justice League film as his TV character, the actor told ComingSoon. “All we have to do for something…

Gaming

This iPhone case has a clever flash that’s 10x brighter than the one in your 5S

A new Kickstarter project aims to solve the problem of taking decent low-light photos using an iPhone. The Lightstrap is a case with a diffused ring light built in, which provides ten times the illumination of a standard iPhone 5S flash.

Mobile

Sandboxed Adobe Flash Player in Mavericks should increase security in Safari

Adobe says that by sandboxing Adobe Flash Player in Mac OS X Mavericks, security should be boosted significantly when using Safari to browse the web.

Computing

New, improved Binding Of Isaac coming to home consoles

Flash gaming hit The Binding of Isaac is coming to home consoles in improved form, featuring new graphics, new gameplay and a new, if familiar 16-bit aesthetic.

Gaming

Opinion: Tablets are changing the tech you use, whether you own one or not

The rise of the tablet has heralded changes big and small across the tech ecosystem, from a booming market for cloud storage to the fall of Flash.

Mobile

Adobe Flash for Android: Gone with barely a whimper

Adobe Flash used to be what brought "the full Web" to mobile devices. Now, Adobe Flash for Android is gone...and the full Web is still here.

Android Army

Report: Apple concludes Anobit acquisition for $500 million

Reuters reports Apple is buying Israeli flash technology maker Anobit for $500 million...and opening an R&D center in Israel.

Apple