On a post-flash world and Adobe's place within it

Published: Tuesday, October 4th 2011

Sacred cows in the Adobe world finally appear to be on the BBQ. Recent signals from the tooling company suggest Flash may finally be about to die - and not too soon.

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  • Device API - Applications of DeviceMotion & DeviceOrientation

    Modern smartphones are jam-packed with sensors attached to them. This data is now available for use in the mobile web browser too. Here's some things you can do with them.

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  • The web of intent

    Web applications could handle common tasks such as sharing or pinning using an Intent oriented design.

    A 8 minute read (1.4k words)

  • Microsoft “buys” Nokia for $0B - what this means for mobile.

    Windows Mobile 7 is the latest incarnation of the Microsoft mobile platform that started in the late 90s as Windows CE. It has always had relatively good penetration in the mobile business sector and has been the…

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  • Android fragmentation: really not a big deal

    This is a post I've been mulling over for a while and it now seems the right time to put my thoughts down around the issue of Android Fragmentation. There has been a lot of talk amongst the community about this and…

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  • Computers are finally becoming personal

    After going back to work, it dawned on me that I hadn't used a computer for nearly two weeks - evident in the fact that I spent my first day back getting helplessly finger-twisted using a keyboard. Two weeks away from a…

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  • How to avoid the Audience : Presenter Disconnect

    I've just finished two fantastic days at Web Directions South, a conference that has great organisers, great participants and largely informative and inspirational presentations from experts in their respective Web…

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  • I like where I think Sony is going

    This is one of my speculation fueled posts so I'm admitting that a lot of it is based on rumour, hearsay, wild prognostication and adding up 2+2+2+2 to equal 63. With that in mind on with the rest... Right now I'm…

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  • If software is a race to $Zero, how do you create revenue?

    Commodity values always drop towards their cost of production. Software eventually drops to $0 in value so how do you create revenue?

    A 7 minute read (1.3k words)

  • Thingstreams - the future of product / consumer dialogue

    As consumers engage more directly with each other, how to brands understand what is happening in the "backchannel"?

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  • A telling quarter for Android

    Most people looking at the mobile and smart phone sector focus on unit sales as an indicator of performance - I suggest that one also needs to look at apps. The number of available apps is a metric that shows developer…

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