Adobe Tweaks Flash Player and AIR for Android 4.0
Adobe recently released updates to Flash Player 11.1 and AIR 3.1 for Android smartphones. The updates add compatibility with Android 4 devices, make performance improvements, and fix bugs related to security and stability. The updates are free downloads from the Android Market. While Adobe will not release new versions of Flash Player and AIR for mobile devices, it will continue to deliver maintenance updates such as these.
Google Drops Android O Release Candidate
Google today made Android O Developer Preview 4 available to application developers and said this is the final preview before Google releases Android O to consumers later this year. This build contains the final user interface system behaviors, the latest bug fixes and optimizations, and the final set of APIs.
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 to Retire Flash In 2020
Adobe today said it will stop updating and distributing the Flash player in 2020. The web plugin is widely used across the web to power experiences such as video and gaming.
Sony's Xperia Z3 Able to Run Android N Preview
Google today added the Sony Xperia Z3 to the list of devices able to download and test the Android N Preview. Z3 owners can obtain the Android N Developer Preview 2 code directly from Sony, but will have to manually flash it to their device.
Google to Do More to Push Security Patches to Android Phones
Google today said it plans to give phone makers and network operators more options for pushing security updates to smartphones. In an annual report published today, Google says some 735 million devices received at least one security update during 2016.