Flash 10.2 Arrives on Android, Brings Flash to Tablets

by Avinash Saxena

Adobe has finally released Flash Player 10.2 for Android. Its release marks the availability of Flash for Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb, Google’s OS for tablets.

While Flash 10.2 for Android boasts performance enhancements that improve the experience on mobile, the thrust of this update is to bring Flash to tablet devices like the Motorola Xoom. Adobe says it has been working closely with Google “to ensure tight integration and optimization between Flash Player 10.2 and new OS and browser capabilities.”

The result, Adobe says, is an integrated and fully functional browsing experience. Adobe wanted to make sure a web page with Flash appeared on Android tablets the way it does on the desktop, in the way intended by the page designer.

While Flash 10.2 for Android 2.2 and 2.3 is a production general availability release, Flash 10.2 for Android 3.0 is a beta release. In the next few weeks, Adobe intends to release GA version of Flash 10.2 for Android Honeycomb that enables hardware acceleration and Stave Video support.

Support for Stage Video and hardware acceleration was added to Flash Player 10.2 for the desktop, which was released last month. Combined, these te

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: