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Adobe Flash Player 10.2 has brought some welcome efficiency gains on our desktops, and Adobe has now announced that its Android and BlackBerry plug-ins will get in on the action as well. In a press release, Adobe states that Flash Player 10.2 will be made available soon to Android 3.0 and BlackBerry tablet users (which pretty much means people who buy the PlayBook when it comes out).

There’s some confusion of whether the Android news might indicate that Android 3.0 is coming to smaller screen devices — but as Brad Linder points out at Liliputing it may just be a naming issue. Google has announced Android 2.4 is going to be available soon and that the update will bring certain bits of the Android 3.0 functionality with it. That could, of course, include the necessary under-the-hood tweaks required to support Flash 10.2. (more…)

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There’s no doubt that much of the iPhone’s success is down to Apple’s online App Store, which now offers thousands of games and entertainment offerings for the ever-growing range of iOS devices.

But it’s not the only one. The BlackBerry may have started as rather strait-laced business tool, but RIM has upped the mobile web stakes with the introduction of BlackBerry 6 OS and high-end consumer-centric smartphones such as the Torch 9800.

And the launch two years ago of the BlackBerry App World has fuelled a huge increase in the number and variety of leisure apps available for RIM handhelds. At the same time Don’t take our word for it, check out BlackBerry App World. To get you started, here are our favourite fun and useful apps that you can currently download onto your BlackBerry. (more…)