Flash dying off on websites and Google ads

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Adobe Flash was once an extremely ubiquitous part of the web surfing experience, with many sites requiring the plugin for playing video and other functionality. However, the introduction and widespread use of HTML 5 has finally allowed Flash to be retired for most uses. Good thing, too, since Flash’s main reason for being given the heave-ho … Read more

More 2012 Olympics tech issues: NBC Olympics website streaming on Linux

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This post is from 2012, and there’s been a lot of changes to Flash since then. I’ve written an updated post on viewing the Olympics online, including how to stream NBC’s coverage on Linux, here. Previously, I discussed issues with streaming the Olympics via NBC’s smartphone app, namely that Android users couldn’t install it period. … Read more