Adobe Reader has been updated, and brings with it some interesting new features. Users will now gain the ability to convert files to Word or Excel, and conversely take those file types and convert them to PDF. while the app remains free, the added functionality does not come cheap.
Play Store, today a few noteworthy apps all received updates. We figured a quick round up regarding all the updates from Google, as well as Adobe Reader was in order so you all know what to expect, and to see what's new. Google updated three apps today, although mostly just minor changes.
Adobe Photoshop Touch has been available for Android tablets for some time now, however as of today, that support has come available for smartphones as well. The smartphone support has arrived in the form of a new app called Photoshop Touch for Phone and can be found by way of the Google Play Store. The app will seem familiar for those who have been using the tablet version. One exception to that statement however is the price, Photoshop Touch for Phone is $4.99.
Photoshop Touch and you happen to have a 7-inch tablet lying around, then pay attention to this next bit of news. Adobe has pushed out an update for the photo editor, and one of the biggest features added in this update is support for 7-inch screens. However, just having a 7-inch tablet doesn't necessarily mean that you'll be able to use Photoshop Touch on it.
Flash Player for Android. It has officially reached the end of its life. Adobe has been a part of Android for a long time, but they are finally dropping support.
Flash Player 11.2 in the Google Play Store that is fixing some problems with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Although they've claimed to be dropping support, today's update will fix some problems specifically related to Android 4.0 ICS, but you'll have to dig for a change log from Adobe.
just recently announced Shadow, their new toolkit to help developers make their web page perfectly functional on any mobile device. With so many different Android devices currently on the market, this is going to work wonders for web professionals when trying to find problems in their code. As you navigate through each page and link, Shadow lets you know what will be compatible with different screen sizes.
Adobe Flash Player for Android has just received another update today in the Android Market. With Adobe not officially supporting Android with or after 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in general this update is a bit confusing as it mentions "compatibility with Android 4 supported devices". Adobe has also addressed some vulnerabilities in the security of the app.
Google Chrome for Android this morning and quickly realized that Adobe Flash was not supported. I had a feeling it wouldn't be, and now after confirming its lack of support Adobe has made an official announcement basically following up on earlier announcements that they weren't supporting Android moving forward. That was fast!