Adobe Expands AIR to BlackBerry, iOS, and Other Platforms
Adobe today announced AIR 2.5 for BlackBerry Tablet OS and iOS, as well as TVs, tablets and desktops. AIR 2.5 lets developers more easily port applications across platforms using existing code, which cuts down on the work involved. AIR already supports Android (and is available in the Android Market), and Adobe said a new AIR 2.5 SDK is available to developers starting today. Adobe said that Acer, HTC, Motorola, RIM, Samsung and others are expected to ship devices in late 2010 and early 2011 with AIR on board.
Adobe Tweaks Lightroom for iOS and Android
Adobe today announced a handful of changes to Lightroom for iOS. The mobile app now offers a refreshed photo-editing user interface that Adobe believes is easier to use when it comes to enhancing and adjusting images on a phone.
Adobe's Lightroom App Adds RAW HDR Shooting for Android and iOS Phones
Adobe today updated its Lightroom Mobile application and added the ability for Android and iOS devices to shoot in RAW HDR mode. Adobe says the new HDR mode automatically scans each scene to measure the best-possible exposure range and then takes three photos that are merged to deliver the widest exposure and contrast range.
Kyocera Shows Off the Hydro Air, Bound for AT&T
Kyocera has revealed the Hydro Air, a new waterproof smartphone headed to AT&T's prepaid GoPhone service, on its web site. The Hydro Air features a 5-inch quarter HD (960 x 540) display that supports wet-finger use.
Blu Vivo Air LTE Measures 5.1mm Thick
Blu updated the Vivo Air today to include 4G LTE for AT&T, T-Mobile, and other GSM providers. The Vivo Air LTE is machined from aluminum and maintains a slim profile at 5.1mm thick.