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Adobe Unveils First Full Flash Player For Mobile Devices And PCs

Today, Adobe Unveiled First Full Flash Player For Mobile Devices And PCs.  Close to 50 Open Screen Project Participants Support New Browser Runtime for Multiple Platforms.

Adobe unveiled Adobe® Flash® Player 10.1 software for smartphones, smartbooks, netbooks, PCs and other Internet-connected devices, allowing content created using the Adobe Flash Platform to reach users wherever they are. A public developer beta of the browser-based runtime is expected to be available for Windows® Mobile, Palm® webOS and desktop operating systems including Windows, Macintosh and Linux later this year. Public betas for Google® Android™ and Symbian® OS are expected to be available in early 2010. In addition, Adobe and RIM announced a joint collaboration to bring Flash Player to Blackberry® smartphones, and Google joined close to 50 other industry players in the Open Screen Project initiative.

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Adobe Device Central CS4 Device Profile Update #5 Now Available Online….

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Mark Doherty has written blogpost here on Device Profile Update 5 for Device Central CS4 which is now available for download. This latest device update for Device Central CS4 contains 36 new and some updated profiles bringing the total number of supported devices to 738. 

Here’s an overview of the new profiles:

  • DoCoMo Fujitsu F-08A
  • DoCoMo Fujitsu F-09A
  • DoCoMo NEC N-07A
  • DoCoMo NEC N-08A
  • DoCoMo NEC N-09A
  • DoCoMo Panasonic P-08A
  • DoCoMo Panasonic P-09A
  • DoCoMo Panasonic P-10A
  • DoCoMo Sharp SH-05A
  • DoCoMo Sharp SH-06A
  • DoCoMo Sharp SH-07A
  • HTC Hero for testing flash in the browser
  • KDDI Hitachi HIY01
  • KDDI Kyocera KYX02
  • KDDI Sharp SH002
  • KDDI Toshiba TS002
  • KDDI Toshiba TSY01
  • Nokia 5530 XpressMusic
  • Nokia 5630 XpressMusic
  • Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Flash Lite 3.1
  • Nokia E52
  • Nokia N86 8MP
  • Nokia N97
  • Samsung I8910 HD
  • SoftBank NEC 930N
  • SoftBank Panasonic 931P
  • SoftBank Samsung 931SC
  • SoftBank Sharp 934SH
  • SoftBank Sharp 935SH
  • SoftBank Sharp DM004SH
  • SoftBank Toshiba 832T
  • Sony Ericsson C901 GreenHeart
  • Sony Ericsson C901a GreenHeart
  • Sony Ericsson T707
  • Sony Ericsson T707a
  • Sony Ericsson W518a

 All new device profiles would be available through the Online Device Library in Adobe Device Central CS4.  You can check the complete set of devices here.

My First Touch!

So, I got my Nokia 5800 last week and began exploring it. I must say that I haven’t tried much with it, yet I like it. There is a massive fusion of art and engineering involved in such a Smartphone’s creation and I feel they have got the mix and blend more than accurately.

There are lot of people complaining on its battery life. But I found a link suggesting how to improve the same. Like reduce the Screen brightness, reduce light -out time duration to something like 20 -30 secs. Disabling WLAN searching and bluetooth scanning and most important deactivate Dual Mode. The 5800 can scan for 3G networks and the regular GSM networks. If you want to reduce battery consumption, you need to deactivate this setting and select GSM. I got a solid 2 days of battery despite clicking around 30 -40 images, 10 mins of GPRS/EDGE, around half hour of calling and more than 100 SMS transactions.

One has to feel for the loaded games in them. They are just not occupying you. But I must say, video clarity is too good. The screen is big  -3.2″ long and once you plug in the headset, you are in a PERSONAL THEATRE. 🙂

Where I feel Nokia could have done better is the desktop customization. You have limited options. There is something missing in it. And of course, few more apps could have been pre-installed. There is no Internet Radio on this. There is FaceBook on it, mind you !

I need not comment on the Camera, a wonderful 3.2 MP Carl Zeiss lens with a bright Flash. Just outstanding. I must say, it is certainly worth its price and moreover, for Nokia its a bright step forward into the Touch Arena. It has certainly made huge sales in India, over 3 million devices sold and is steadily competing with the iPhone.

And most importantly, it appears in the latest Batman movie.

Nokia launches S60 5th Edition SDK…..

Nokia has just launched S60 5th Edition with an SDK and the first device based on the new platform, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic. You can start development on S60 5th Edition today.   Here, You can find direct link to audiocast: http://www.nokia.com/A41196476 .

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