The once fashionable platform of Flash took a huge blow today when Adobe announced it was pulling out of mobile development. It’s the first time the company has conceded on the fate of the platform. Many web design companies had built up years of experience but we at AWD always knew Flash had short lifespan. We even made it our policy to stay away from Flash sites and using Flash elements very sparingly.
We have been working on a number of new enhancements to our content management system over the last few weeks and have many more in the pipeline.
Apple will shortly be releasing iOS 5 to the world. The new software provides some fantastic new updates including a notification centre, instant messages between iPhone devices and direct Twitter integration without the need to use the website or dedicated app.
On this week’s programme of the BBC's Dragons Den, successful business entrepreneur Theo Paphitis gave us an insight as to how important he views the internet when he offered some valuable business advice, stating:
Windows 8 this week saw its first public demonstration release with Microsoft offering the download of their latest operating system online. The new OS shows off it's amazing Tile feature especially designed for touch screen devices in mind. One of the biggest announcements though is Microsoft's decision to drop support for Flash in its mobile version of the OS. The company like Apple is focusing on HTML5 for the future.