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    While this tip that Boy Genius Report had received is unconfirmed, it would make sense that Verizon Wireless may be discontinuing the Droid 2, which was first released late this summer as the first phone with Android 2.2 Froyo and Adobe Flash 10.1 Mobile out of the box, in favor of the Droid 2 World Edition. The Droid 2 World Edition would essentially be the same phone in terms of looks as the Droid 2, but would bring support for GSM/HSPA alongside the CDMA/EV-DO support on the model that it replaces. The move would make sense as having two models in the lineup that are very similar may ...

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    Maybe Steve Jobs had a good idea keeping Adobe products off his portable devices, albeit for the wrong reasons. According to a spokesperson for Adobe "A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 10.1.82.76 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Solaris and Android operating systems. This vulnerability also affects Adobe Reader 9.3.4 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, and Adobe Acrobat 9.3.4 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh." (emphasis added) This is a critical zero day exploitable flaw in Adobe's Flash which. What's worse, it's the second in less than a ...

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    While T-Mobile has just announced the HTC T-Mobile G2 Android smartphone, the carrier hasn't announced pricing nor availability. That, however, is not stopping from big box retailer Best Buy from announcing its own plans for the G2. The Android smartphone will be offered from Best Buy Mobile for $200 on contract when launched on October 6th, with pre-orders starting today for the HSPA+ stock Android smartphone that comes preloaded with Android 2.2 Froyo and Adobe Flash. Best Buy also confirms the inclusion of an S-TFT display, signifying that HTC has made its official switch to Super LCD ...

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    Motorola's latest advertisement is taking another subtle hit against Apple's iPhone and iOS platform by leveraging the advantage of Adobe Flash support in its choice of Android platform for devices like the Motorola Droid 2. Motorola has been making subtle jabs at Apple in its ad campaigns; the last ad taken by Motorola poked fun at the iPhone's reception issues. In this current ad, Motorola uses a similar tone to Apple's "There's an app for that campaign." The company asks, "Flash websites?" and then notes that "There is a phone for that" and shows a picture of its Droid 2 handset with a ...

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    While Samsung may be doing its best to promote the Galaxy Tab as the bigger brother, tablet edition to Galaxy S smartphone, the Android 2.2 Froyo tablet also does have phone features. IntoMobile's Will Park was on-site at IFA to preview the device, and we're not sure the average user would be comfortable enough to put a 7-inch slab to their face to make a phone call, but alas the feature is there in case you need it. The device has a black front and white back and uses the same 1 Ghz Hummingbird processor that's capable of decoding 1080p video. A massive 4000 mAh battery, 1024×600 WSVGA, ...

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    Once rumored to be called the SmartPad, the Toshiba Android tablet is now speculated to be sporting a new name by the name of Folio, which is reminiscent to the Palm Foleo--a "smart book" that precedes its time as a netbook alternative. The Toshiba Folio will be running Android and is expected to be an iPad competitor with a Tegra 2 processor that's based on a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 chipset running 1 GHz. The display on the Folio is expected to have a resolution of 1024 X 600, and there will be multiple radios, including Bluetooth, 3G, and WiFi b/g/n support. Unlike the current ...

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    If you're running a device with Android 2.2 Froyo and don't have Adobe Flash 10.1 Mobile yet, you can head on to Android Market to download the browser plug-in, which will give you access to most of the videos, games, and interactive Flash-based content on the Internet. In the case with Verizon Wireless with the original Droid, the OS update is now being pushed out for that device to get to Android 2.2, but the OTA firmware upgrade does not come with the Flash package built-in. Rather, the carrier is advising users to head over to Android Market to get Flash installed. Depending on your ...

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    Our Verizon Wireless rep has informed us that the carrier has begun to push out the Android 2.2 Froyo update to bring compatibility with Adobe Flash, which has been long delayed, to the Motorola Droid. Users who update to Android 2.2 and would want access to Adobe Flash content would need to download Adobe Flash 10.1 from Android Market according to the rep. "Verizon Wireless has begun pushing an update today to the DROID by Motorola (introduced November 2009) that will allow customers to download Adobe Flash 10.1 via Android Market. Flash Player 10.1 provides access to millions of sites ...

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    Skyfire, which for consumer intents and purposes, is a browser or browsing service that's been a staple on Windows Mobile phones, and more recently on Android handsets, that supports streaming of Flash videos and other media-rich plugins that may not be natively supported on a phone's platform. Soon, Skyfire may be headed to an iPhone near you. According to sources from MobileCrunch, the Skyfire browser app may be submitted for App Store approval some time next work. The company recently got more courage for iPhone approval after Apple had relaxed its policies and allowed rival browsing ...

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    After many rumors about an Android 2.2 Froyo release date for the HTC Droid Incredible update on carrier Verizon Wireless, the latest one says that the Droid smartphone will be getting its much awaited upgrade on 9/1. However, as rumors turn out, that one was quickly dismissed and users who were wishfully hoping that the Android upgrade that would bring Adobe Flash 10.1 support need not hold their breath and the waiting continues. The rumored Froyo update is said to be bring not only a system upgrade, but will enable more advanced features on the Droid Incredible, like 720p HD video ...

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    Photoshop Express 1.3 for Android is the new version of the Photoshop.com app. This new version now lets users play back videos from their Photoshop.com online library, even in slideshow mode, and share videos in email. Basic photo manipulation tools are included, but lack the staple auto color, auto levels, and auto brightness tools that make the desktop version of Photoshop so useful. Instead, various effects and borders take center stage. Brightness and contrast adjusters are present, but they are manual, not automated. Unlike the stock Gallery app, sharing isn't tied in to the Android ...

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    The recently released Motorola Droid 2 is already getting its first firmware update pushed out to the device from carrier Verizon Wireless. The handset had already shipped with Android 2.2 Froyo out of the box, along with support for Adobe's Flash plugin and support for Google Voice Actions app, so this firmware won't add anything new to the mix, but does improve performance and stability. According to the carrier, the update should improve the following items: + Enabled text and picture message scrolling. + Streamlined set up of Visual Voice Mail feature. + Improved contact sync with ...

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    With Apple CEO Steve Jobs arguing that Flash on a mobile device would not deliver acceptable performance for the user, the ensuing war between the two Silicon Valley tech giants have led to Apple evangelizing HTML 5 as an alternative to interactive content, browser-embedded videos, and games and advertising for mobile. However, the war is far from over as Google, which is a supporter of HTML 5, has stood behind Adobe and the Motorola Droid 2 has become the first device to launch with Google's Android 2.2 operating system, which brings with it native Flash 10.1 for Mobile support out of the ...

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    If you're a proud owner of the Motorola Droid X and are eager to get Android 2.2 for your Adobe Flash 10.1 browsing experience on Android, the wait's just about over. We're not sure if the update that's been leaked online will be the legitimate over the air update that's scheduled to roll out soon from Verizon, but it does promise Froyo for rooted and non-rooted Droid X devices. If you're interested in getting the update, you can head over to Droid X Forums to download the file, but do so at your own risk.

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    Back in May we tested Flash 10.1 beta on a Nexus One running Froyo, and found that Flash really wasn't ready for prime time: the performance just wasn't there. Today, some devices, like the Droid 2, are shipping with the non-beta version of Flash baked right into Android 2.2, which presumably should provide us with the best possible experience of Flash available for a mobile device. In this video we go through a variety of websites on mobile and on a laptop to compare the Flash experience in an attempt to determine if Flash is finally good enough on mobile. You be the judge. What do you think?

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