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Google improves Chrome's battery life by pausing Flash

It's no secret that Google Chrome tends to be a battery life hog compared to other popular web browsers, which is why in the latest Chrome Beta, Google have implemented a feature that will hopefully save you some battery.

Netflix planning switch from Silverlight to HTML5

Netflix has been working toward transitioning away from Silverlight to HTML5, it recently indicated on its technology blog. With Silverlight's biggest customer fleeing the web-based video plug-in scene, the imminent demise of browser plug-ins like Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight…

Editorial: Adobe's Flash Updater is Bloated and Shady

Being one of the most prolific sources of security vulnerabilities in Windows and other platforms, Adobe Flash Player needs no introduction. In spite of that reputation, and the fact that the rest of the industry is moving away from Flash, Microsoft surprised many of us by bundling the software with its operating system for the first time with Windows 8. This is after previously announcing that they wouldn't allow Flash in the Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 -- a decision the company later reversed.

I was glad when the Adobe Flash Player Updater was released in March. Finally the day had come when our machines would be silently updated with the latest Flash version... or so I thought. It'd just seem Adobe is making all possible efforts to make its software more bloated and less attractive to all consumers, here's why.

Happy Birthday: Adobe celebrates its 30th anniversary this week

Adobe is celebrating their 30th birthday this week. The company was founded in 1982 by Charles Geschke and John Warnock following their departure from Xerox PARC. The duo started working on PostScript, a page description language that would eventually be…