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Web

Adobe Flash blocked by default for all users in the latest version of Chrome

Google released the latest version of its Chrome browser this week, bringing its new Flash-blocking HTML5 by default feature to the masses. The updated browser also now supports WebGL 2.0 for richer web-based 3D experiences and…
Mobile

How to install Flash on an Android phone or tablet

Miss the days of using Flash on your Android phone or tablet? Read this easy-to-follow guide on how to install it on devices running Android 4.1 or newer (and older versions too!).
Social Media

Facebook’s Flash photo-sharing app eyes emerging markets as a Snapchat clone

Facebook is once again hoping to topple the photo-sharing king Snapchat. This time, though, it is going after emerging markets by a launching an app in Brazil, in the hopes of gaining popular dominance.
Computing

Transcend uses 3D Flash storage technology in its SSD230 solid-state drive

Transcend launched a new solid-state drive that uses vertically stacked 3D NAND Flash technology. This enables faster performance than traditional 2D Flash technology and overcomes the older tech's physical limits by adding capacity upward.
Web

Adobe Flash will soon be going the way of the dodo in Google Chrome

Google has announced that before the year's end, Chrome will block Flash content by default in favor of HTML5. The change follows on the heels of similar announcements by Microsoft and Firefox developer Mozilla.
Computing

Western Digital and Toshiba stack ’em tall with latest 3D NAND storage breakthrough

Western Digital announced that development of its next-generation BiCS3 3D NAND technology is complete, packing 64 layers of vertical storage capacity. The tech is now in production and expected to initially become available later this…
Computing

Firefox will begin blocking specific, unnecessary Flash content, starting in August

Mozilla has stated that Firefox will begin blocking certain "invisible" Flash content that's not relevant to the browsing experience starting in August.
Photography

Multi-brand flash transceiver upgraded with high-speed sync

Most flashes can't go past a 1/250 shutter speed, but one lighting accessory company says that it's latest transceiver offers high-speed sync, even if the flash itself doesn't. Oh, and it's also compatible with multiple brands.
Computing

Flash: Adobe issues emergency update after ransomware attacks

Adobe has issued an emergency update for its Flash software following the discovery of a serious security flaw that leaves computers open to ransomware attacks. The advice is, "update now."
Computing

Microsoft Edge will halt Flash-based objects in Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

In Build 14316, Microsoft has made a change to the Edge browser that halts Flash object playback. The move is to conserve power and increase browser performance. The change will roll out to everyone in this summer's Windows 10 Anniversary…
Computing

Adobe desperately patches more holes in the sinking ship that is Flash

Once again, Adobe has identified a slew of vulnerabilities in the latest version of Flash, one of which is already being used by attackers. When will we learn our lesson and ditch the old platform forever?
Movies & TV

With leather and mace, it’s the first photo of Hawkgirl and Hawkman

See the first image of Hawkgirl and Hawkman, the super pair slated to appear in this fall's new CW series Legends of Tomorrow, in all their helmeted, leather-clad, glory.