Adobe announced that it’s dropping all future development for Flash on mobile browsers. While Flash will still work on devices that support it, it will no longer be a selling point for iPad competitors. The decision comes after years of Steve Jobs and Apple’s refusal to support Flash. In other news, a Pew Research study of online bullying found that 88% of teens witness cruel behavior online. Though, the majority of teens who admitted to being bullied said it took place offline. It’s not all bad news—two-thirds of teens believe that their peers are mostly kind online. And finally, one of the biggest problems with Android tablets is the lack of popular apps made specifically for the format. Amazon announced that its Kindle Fire will launch with full support for many popular apps including Facebook, Netflix, Pandora and Twitter.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 10, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).