Tag Archive: flash

Jan 30 2015

Review: UCtech USB3.0 SATA Hard Drive Docking Station

A couple of week ago, I was approached by a friend of mine that wanted to know if I wanted some old SATA drives. The drives that he was offering to donate were older SATA drives and they didn’t have a lot of storage space, but he did have quite a few of them. It got …

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Jan 09 2015

Review: IRulu 7″ Quad Core Tablet [X1s 1749]

From time to time, I get the opportunity to review tablets from iRulu. I purchased my first iRulu tablet off of eBay and I have to admit, in almost the past two years, iRulu has made a lot of improvements to their android tablets. IRulu has started focusing on not just android tablets but now …

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Jul 13 2012

Adobe Flash crashes Dragon NaturallySpeaking

I recently ran into a situation with Internet Explorer and Firefox, on how it uses Adobe Flash. Apparently, Adobe Flash has created a conflict between it and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11. Leave it to Adobe to create such a conflict from something so stupid as flash and interrupting the ability to do voice-recognition. I found the …

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Oct 06 2011

Adobe releases a 64 bit version of Flash- as Flash is going out…

I was checking out the blog for Adobe and… oh, wha-la! I saw this… http://blogs.adobe.com/flashplayer/2011/10/adobe-flash-player-11-air-11-available-later-today.html I was looking at this and thinking; oh, good. Just as Adobe Flash is about to go the way of the dodo bird. With everything moving in the direction of HTML5, it makes perfect sense for Adobe to keep pushing …

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Sep 15 2011

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 …

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Jan 14 2011

Can Google’s influence kill h.264?

In a surprising move that would be more reminiscent of something that Microsoft or Apple would do, Google has decided to remove the support for the h.264 video format. h.264 has been the Internet standard for video for the past couple of years; a large majority of newer digital cameras record directly to this format. …

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Jan 25 2010

Adobe Flash Player Continues to Ignore 64-bit users

It was almost a year ago that I was reporting on the 64-bit browser for Mozilla Thunderbird and the absence of a 64-bit flash player from Adobe. Even in October, there were still no updates from Adobe. It’s been almost a year and there’s been no new, no progress and no updates from Adobe as …

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Oct 31 2009

Installing Adobe Flash on Ubuntu 9.10 – Just works.

One of the first things your going to need with Ubuntu 9.10 is FLASH player. I’m still not real happy with Ubuntu and Adobe on this mess; it’s just stupid. How in the world is a new person to Ubuntu to understand half the gibberish crap about terminal commands, the tweaks to get the FLASH …

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Apr 28 2009

Z-Drive SSDs with up to 510MB/s

OCZ has announced the introduction of its high-performance Z-Drive SSDs, a new line of PCI Express solid state drives which the company first showcased earlier this year at CeBIT. Available in 250GB, 500GB and 1TB capacities, the new offering comprises of up to four 256GB drives set up in a RAID 0 array and housed …

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Apr 01 2009

64-bit Web Browsing: Slow Market Penetration

64-bit PC’s and laptops are hitting the market consistently now. 64-bit systems are flooding the market, just one of the lacking points is the development of a 64-bit browsers and their components. It’s pretty obvious that the software developers don’t place a lot of emphasis on this fact. The natural evolution of software says you’ve …

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