Adobe Flash Player 10.2 for Android Available Now

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Just in time to meet their previously announced March 18th release date, Adobe just released their 10.2 Flash Player update for Android-powered devices. This release is a “final build” for Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread smartphones, but serves as a “beta” for devices running Android Honeycomb 3.0.1 (note the .1 at the end, which is required).

Some of the features of this update include:

+ Hardware accelerated video presentation for H.264 (Android 3.0.1+)

+ Deeper integration with the Android browser rendering engine (Android 3.0.1+)

+ Better content rendering (Android 2.2+)

+ Improved scrolling of web pages (Android 2.2+)

+ In-page viewing of Flash objects (Android 3.0.1+)

+ Enhanced performance for the latest smartphones and tablets (Android 2.2+)

+ Automatic soft keyboard support including a new ActionScript API that enables developers to automatically launch and display the soft keyboard (Android 2.2+)

This update does include critical security patches and should be considered a mandatory update for all those who have Flash installed on their Android.

Source: Android Market

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Joe Levi
Joe graduated from Weber State University with two degrees in Information Systems and Technologies. He has carried mobile devices with him for more than a decade, including Apple's Newton, Microsoft's Handheld and Palm Sized PCs, and is Pocketnow's "Android Guy".By day you'll find Joe coding web pages, tweaking for SEO, and leveraging social media to spread the word. By night you'll probably find him writing technology and "prepping" articles, as well as shooting video.Read more about Joe Levi here.