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For Mobile Developers-FITC Mobile Toronto September 2009

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite ports, Mobile applications, Mobile phones July 30th, 2009

FITC Mobile is taking place in Toronto September 13-14. I have couple of tickets available if anyone is interested in attending.  Please email me at anand at joshimail dot net if you want one. ......continue reading

Upcoming Flash 10 will support multi-touch, accelerometer: Kevin Lynch

Devices- Cellphones, Flash 10, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite ports, Mobile applications, Mobile phones, Processors- ARM July 23rd, 2009

Via Windowsfordevices- At a recent analyst conference, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch told attendees that the upcoming Flash 10 will have greater access to hardware features to enable web content run as fast as native apps. The version will also support multi-touch, accelerometer and GPS features. However an ARM11 or Cortex A class processor will be required to run it optimally. Check out entire release here. ......continue reading

Gigabytes S1200 uses Flash Lite for UI

Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports, OS- Windows Mobile/CE, Processors- ARM July 20th, 2009

A new smartphone released by Gigabyte Communications, S1200 uses Flash Lite for user interface. The phone uses windows mobile OS. The UI is named ‘SmartZone’. S1200 uses Qualcomm’s MSM7200A chip at 528MHz with 128MB of RAM, 256 MB of hard disk. This is the first phone in my recollection that entirely uses Flash Lite UI. The other popular devices are iRiver’s PMPs and Chumby. ......continue reading

HD Video content sites

Browsers, Desktop Flash Player, Devices-PC, Video Technology July 14th, 2009

Very recently HD video sites have started popping all over and this seems to be a trend. Quite a few of them are using Flash as their front end. For example, I came accross a HD video site GreenvileHD.com. The site is specifically designed for Greenville SC area and has a collection of videos on different topics. I happen to click on ‘arts and entertainment’ and sure enough there was a video from local instructor on Salsa which was fun to watch. I was watching it on broadband and the video played just fine. The site has got quite a broad range of topics from jobs to entertainment to shopping to technology. ......continue reading

Rogue from Gotgame- a browser for gamers

Browsers, Devices-PC, Operating Systems July 10th, 2009

A new browser called Rogue is being marketed by company called Gotgame. The browser allows gamers to have a transparent browser windows on top of the game while they are playing and waiting on something. The demo here shows you can invoke multiple windows from the game. The browser is available on PC. Check out FAQ here. ......continue reading

MIPS to support Android

Android, Devices- Embedded, Devices- Handheld, Devices- Set-top boxes, Flash Lite ports, Google, Semiconductors July 8th, 2009

MIPS has joined the ever increasing list of chipsets supporting Android. MIPS makes CPU architectures and licenses it to different silicon vendors. Whereas ARM is strong in cellular and mobile market, MIPS is strong in digital home market. So this would mean that Android is starting to make its way into verticals outside of mobile. RMI, a licensee of MIPS is already demoing the Android port on its chipsets. ......continue reading

YouTube video, Silverlight 3, h.264 and Flash

Desktop Flash Player, Flash Lite 3, H.264, mpeg and other media codecs, On2 and Sorenson/FLV, Silverlight, Video Technology July 7th, 2009

I came across this blog which describes how to play Youtube videos in Silverlight. Wow - Microsoft going after Flash bigtime? I mean Youtube and Flash is almost synonomous! This particular silverlight application plays h.264 video from youtube but not the Flash video. So Flash is still required if you want to play older videos, but newer videos are now available in h.264 and can be played using Silverlight. ......continue reading