“Adobe as promised is launching its Flash 10.2 beta for Android devices on Friday,” Electronista reports.
“Adobe has partly quelled doubts about the leaked build of 10.2 by seeding a more complete version of the beta to Engadget. Its testing produced mixed results,” Electronista reports. “A Xoom could play 480p video smoothly, but it couldn’t play 720p; a single-core Droid 2 also still choked on 480p even though it was an improvement.”
Elecronista reports, “The beta is launching mostly to help Motorola match its marketing efforts by giving the Xoom the Flash support Motorola has been marketing heavily and trying to use as an edge over the iPad 2.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Antiquated garbage; can’t wait to see what it does to battery life. Why doesn’t Motorola add a floppy drive to their DOA fake iPad, too?
In the market for a “tablet?” See those lines? Get on the back of one and pray that you get lucky.
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