While Flash 10.2 will boost performances for Android and make the whole user experience significantly better, the main goal for Adobe is probably to bring Flash to tablet devices like the Motorola Xoom. According to Adobe officials, they have been working closely with Google in order to ensure “tight integration and optimization between Flash Player 10.2 and new OS and browser capabilities”. The result, at least according to Adobe, is a fully functional complete browser experience.
However, at the moment 10.2 for Android 3.0 is a beta release, but they intend to release GA version of Flash 10.2 for Android Honeycomb that enables hardware acceleration and Stave Video support. Also, support for hardware acceleration was added to Flash Player 10.2, but for the desktop only.
As always, you an download Flash 10.2 for Android 2.2, 2.3 and 3.0.1 from the Android marketplace.
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