Adobe recent proclamation of Flash Player 10.1 for the mobile platform calls for a full support for Flash content on mobile devices starting with smartphones.
The Flash Player 10.1 would be made available first on the Android based smartphones. The next final version of Flash Player 10.1 will be seen in Adobe partners that include Research in Motion, Palm, Symbian and Microsoft.
After it released a much awaited update about CS5, its most profitable software, Adobe Systems Inc's sales forecast has topped estimates of all estimates. According to Adobe, which is graphic-design programs' biggest maker, reported from San Jose that the third quarter revenue will be in the range of 950 million dollars to 1 billion dollars. The revenue in the last quarter had advanced to $943 million, which was a 34% jump. It had topped the estimates of analysts that predicted a number of $906.9 million. For this quarter $962 million is the analysts' prediction.
In the continuing public spats between Apple and Adobe the later has said that the patch released by Apple for the Flash Player as part of the overall 28patches for the Snow Leopard OS are already outdated.
The tensions began when Apple CEO refused to include Flash devices and called it slow and buggy. The companies had exchanged many comments and open letter criticizing each other and products.
Steve Jobs, the dominant CEO of the world’s largest tech company, Apple has repeatedly trashed Flash from Adobe and spoke in favor of HTML5.
The heated debate between Apple and Adobe could dent the reputation of Apple in the eyes of developers who see a future with open technologies and programming for the internet.
Mr. Jobs, with his combative style was mostly away from the limelight until this year. He was mostly seen only during launch events of the company. In 2010, he has his, as well as the reputation of his company at stake with public spats.
Adobe has found a serious security flaw in its software, Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player. The company admits that the flaw can be exploited by hackers to take control of the victim’s computer.
The company said that users of Windows, Macintosh or Linux can come under attack. The company engineers are already working to solve the problem and advices the users to keep their security system upto date.
Adobe systems has announced the launch of new Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection which will enable deploying content across different media, including print, internet, and mobile devices.
The design and development software offers more than 250 new features including full-version upgrades of creative tools. The suit features integration with online content and digital marketing measurement and optimization capabilities. It also offers workflow improvements for designers and developers.
On Thursday, Adobe issued two new security bulletins, in order to try and address the vulnerabilities in its Flash Player software, in addition to its LiveCycle and ColdFusion software.
Also, the giant manufacturers of software issued a security advisory about the vulnerabilities which currently plague its Reader and Acrobat software, and these will reportedly be addressed in a patch which will be released next week.