Skyfire App for iPhone will be Available in ‘Batches’

The new Skyfire app for iPhone and iPod touch has been causing lots of headlines lately – it’s the first application for iOS that converts Flash video in to HTML5, allowing users to watch it on their iOS devices, and due to overwhelming demand, the developers have pulled it from … Read the Full Story →

Flash for iPhone available in Cydia as Frash [Jailbreak]

Frash Flash iPhone cydia App

Apple has no plans to bring Adobe’s flash to the iPhone or iPad. If you ever wanted to access websites which support flash content then you would need to jailbreak you iOS device. Last month we reported that Comex was working on a Flash port for the iPhone and now … Read the Full Story →

Flash Ported to the iPhone (Jailbreak Required)

Comex, the same hacker who created the Sprint untethered jailbreak for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has managed to run Flash apps natively on an iPhone. Don’t expect this anytime soon on iPhones that are not jailbroken. But if you are one of those people who is happy to … Read the Full Story →

Smokescreen: Flash in any browser on any device including the iPad

Smokescreen is quite an interesting choice of name. And in some ways you could be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss has been about between Apple and Adobe in recent weeks. In essence Smokescreen takes Flash (.flv) files, converts them into Javascript, and then strips out the images and … Read the Full Story →

Adobe’s CEO responds to Apple’s Open Letter On Flash

Frankly the Adobe CEO’s WSJ interview, which ended up focussing on his rebuttal of Steve Jobs’ Open Letter on Flash, was embarrassing. Mr. Narayen called Steve’s accusations of Flash draining battery power “patently false.” A statement which is in itself “patently false”. Mr. Narayen also said that if Adobe crashes on … Read the Full Story →

News roundup on all things ‘Apple and iPhone 4G’

Apple’s next gen iPhone 4G was found in a bar. A popular technology blog buys the ‘lost’ phone for $5000 and then Apple sends an official letter. The iPad was banned in Israel and some US Universities, and then unbanned in Israel, whilst a fix has been detailed for the … Read the Full Story →

Adobe Gives Up on Apple Devices. No Flash for iPhone, iPad?

I’m not sure if we should call this a victory for Apple or a defeat for Adobe. I suppose that depends on who you ask. Adobe has officially abandoned support for the Flash interpreter it previously trumpeted as a gateway for developers to get their games on the iPhone and … Read the Full Story →

iPhone developer agreement Section 3.3.1 and Apple’s Intentions

Much has been made about Section 3.3.1 of the new iPhone developer’s agreement: Applications may only use Documented APIs in the manner prescribed by Apple and must not use or call any private APIs. Applications must be originally written in Objective-C, C, C++, or JavaScript as executed by the iPhone … Read the Full Story →