Tag: Adobe Flash

Adobe – Stats for Nerds – playful or insulting?

Adobe Flash is one of those applications/plug-ins that ‘nerds’ hate for a few reasons. It’s bloated, it has security problems, it has one of the worst upgrade processes for a required Internet application/plug-in, and with the exclusion of Google Chrome adding this plug-in for your web browser is a PITA because Adobe doesn’t work with …

Continue reading

So, Google’s Chrome is going to sole supporter of Adobe Flash?

When Apple announced that it wasn’t going to support Adobe flash with its mobile devices, the world was stunned. How could something so popular not support Adobe flash? Then, it was a bold move… in another bold move, Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 10 will not allow any plug-ins— at all. This means Adobe …

Continue reading

Review: Motorola Xoom

This review of the Motorola Xoom isn’t a comparison of the iPad; it’s simply a statement of what it is and how well I believe it performs… The release of the Motorola Xoom has come and gone, and while the commercials depicting the awesomeness of the tablet, the question has to be does it work …

Continue reading

Techie Review: Nook Color

I recently ventured in make an attempt out the Nook Color. The overall presentation of the Nook Color was nice and it had some good points to it. The overall goal was to purchase an ebook reader for my wife, but she had just about as much hands on as I did. While she was …

Continue reading

GIZMODO RE-DESIGN: And you thought DIGG’s was bad?!

Gizmodo has released a new revision of their website. If you’re not acquainted, Gizmodo is famous for providing tech relevant material; techie stuff. And it’s not often that I am absolutely floored by a websites design, or re-design, but GIZMODO has taken the cake! In a clear case of attempting to go in a specific …

Continue reading

Digsby with Ads – My Observations

In a previous post, I reported that Digsby is my favorite application for Instant Messenger functions; and it’s still true, but one thing that I have noticed with the ads that they’re using; they aren’t targeted to me— maybe a little because I get ads for the area I live in, but the thing I …

Continue reading

Another Reason I like Android – app auto updates

The other day I was getting ready to work with a program and like [most] all Windows applications right when I was going to start the application, it reports ‘there’s a new version’. One of the nicest things to come out of the Smartphone world is the application auto-update function. It’s so refreshing from the …

Continue reading

Adobe Flash Deserves To Be Fragged

Adobe has been on my crap list for a while. Adobe Flash is unbearably slow, it drags my performance of my PC down to crawl. I ensure my PC is updated on a regular basis and I apply the patches when they release them, but all it ever seems to do is get worse. I’ve …

Continue reading

Ubuntu 10.04: Installing Adobe Flash Refined

The previous version of Ubuntu was plagued by the issue of not being compatible with Adobe Flash right out of the box. Let me rephrase that, it had plenty of issues where people couldn’t install Adobe Flash and use it on Ubuntu. And I didn’t see it as a flaw of Ubuntu solely, but it …

Continue reading

Tinkering: Firefox 3.6.3 Plug-in 1

I downloaded this today and was playing with it. This version is supposed to have the process isolation; running the processes in separate functions. And for the most part, I think it’s a bit snappier. I did tests on loading various websites; I was using Firefox, Opera and Chrome […] I don’t even bother with …

Continue reading