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If you have ClickToFlash installed, you may have seen a note telling you that you have an old version of Flash and encouraging you to upgrade. As you might expect, you don't need to upgrade Flash, but you do need to upgrade ClickToFlash. The current version is ClickToFlash-1.6b7-upload1.zip, but you...

March 12th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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You may have noticed that I'm not a huge fan of Flash. My feelings pre-date the iPhone/iPad debate about whether or not Flash should be included on those devices. Even back when I was using Windows and Opera, one of the features I used most often was "Disable Plugins" -- which was really another wa...

March 2nd 2010 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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[Our regular Sunday night Talkcast is cancelled due to a sick host. Sorry, and we'll see you next week. –Ed.] Let's face it: Flash on the Mac is a dog. Actually, that's an insult to dogs, which are known for running fast. Flash for Mac is such a an unoptimized beast that you can expect it wil...

November 8th 2009 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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"Ever wanted to rid the web of the scourge that is Adobe Flash, but still retain the ability to view Flash whenever you want?" When it comes to sales pitches, that one is pretty difficult to beat. Ever since Flash was unleashed on the web, it has been used for obnoxious and annoying ads. About the...

October 14th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments