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Google Alerts Public To Zero-Day Vulnerability
No one ever wants to hear bad news, but Google has made a company policy out of it. At least that’s the explanation it has offered as to why the company releases bad news to the public, even when it isn’t their bad news to share. Backing up, Google... Read more
Mozilla To Block Flash From August
Mozilla will block Flash in Firefox starting next month Mozilla is helping to hammer another nail in the coffin of Flash, and has finally joined other major browser vendors by deciding that starting August this year, Firefox will begin to block invisible Flash content, and that starting 2017, all... Read more
Adobe’s Polite Reminder To Stop Pirating Software
Adobe’s taking a stand against pirated copies of its software. No matter what the form of media–film, music, software, books–there’s someone who stands to make a quick buck off a pirated version of it. Whether it’s bootleg movies actually filmed in the darkness of a theater or ebooks that... Read more
Adobe Launches Spark For Dynamic Web Content
Adobe’s latest creation, an app called Spark, allows the creation of three different kinds of web-optimized content: Posts, Pages, and Videos. As a whole, software or apps that claim to produce professional results with nothing more than a drag-and-drop skillset have not always proven themselves to be trustworthy. After... Read more
Adobe Pulls Off Live Episode Of Animated Show
Adobe Character Animator, the new app from Adobe, has helped produce a three-minute segment of a live episode of the Simpsons! Television shows have a fun history of producing a live episode from time to time, which gives long-time fans a chance to see their favorite characters “wing it”... Read more
Exploiting Software Vulnerabilities On The Rise
Data breaches, hacking events, and ransomware attacks are on the rise, and experts have uncovered what may be a contributing factor: the number of previously unknown software vulnerabilities that hackers have exploited to break into networks has more than doubled in the last year. The number of zero-day vulnerabilities–meaning... Read more
Google Sets Date For End Of Flash Based Adverts
As of the 2nd of January, 2017, Google will no longer display adverts made with the Adobe Flash plugin, and from June this year, Google will stop accepting adverts made with Flash. Ad makers will now have to use HTML5 for animations in adverts if they want to use... Read more
iOS 9 Ad Blockers Speed Up Internet But Worry Online Publishers
iOS 9 which was released yesterday finally allows for 3rd party apps aimed at blocking advertisements to be installed on Apple devices running the latest software Anyone who read PageFair’s “Cost of Ad Blocking Software” report  back in August will not be surprised at just how quickly  content blocking... Read more
Ad blocking software usage in US grows 48% in just one year: Should online advertisers be worried?
Well, yes, at least according to the latest “The cost of ad blocking” 2015 report, published on Monday. In partnership with Adobe, PageFair have released their annual findings on the state of play regarding consumers and their ever increasing use of ad blocking software. The report specifically cites Google... Read more
Check Out The New Software On FileHippo
From updates for the greatest software titles to new releases (even those still in beta), FileHippo brings you the best in highly capable and functional downloads. With everything from entertainment to workplace platforms, the options for making your life easier and just more fun are endless! Check out the... Read more
What’s The Latest Software On FileHippo?
Each week, FileHippo brings users the latest in new software and software updates in order to ensure maximum compatibility and functionality. Whether its work tools to make your office and business run better or entertainment tools to help you get the most out of your connectivity, the top names... Read more
Adobe Creative Cloud Update Features Unveiled
The 2015 milestone release of Adobe’s subscription-only Creative Cloud app suite and services has been unveiled, showing off speed boosts and feature updates for 15 desktop apps including After Effects CC,Dreamweaver CC, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Lightroom CC, and Premier Pro CC. Updates have also been released for Adobe’s... Read more
Adobe Flash Player Beta Released
Since it was first released 19 years ago, Adobe Flash Player has become a crucial piece of software for viewing multimedia files and executing rich internet applications. The latest beta version ( is a testament to Adobe’s will to never stop improving. Adobe Flash Player Beta 18.144 comes with... Read more
Not-To-Be-Missed Features In The New Flash Player Update
Having to update your Flash Player has actually become a joke in pop culture (“How come the good guys with the laptop never have to wait to update their Flash Players when they’re trying to track the bad guys?”), but part of why it feels like you’re always updating... Read more
Adobe Updates Lightroom With New Android Features And More
Adobe recently unveiled huge updates to its Creative Cloud Photography Plan – a $10 per month subscription to Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar apps. Hogging the spotlight of the update is the sixth major release of Lightroom, now known as Lightroom CC (unless you buy the software separately). The... Read more
Photos App for Mac OS X Has Been Delayed
The new Photos app for the Mac OS X desktop has apparently been delayed, but no further information has been gathered about the issues involved. The new desktop app was originally pencilled in to roll out at the start of this year. Photos is set to replace the now ageing... Read more
Adobe Lightroom 5.7 Released
Lightroom is Adobe’s state-of-the-art professional photo development, manipulation and organization software. Lightroom’s powerful features enable users to transform RAW photographs into beautiful images of any kind. Sharpness, contrast, tone, white-balance and color can be adjusted in fine detail manually or through a large range of default and downloadable presets.... Read more
Adobe Launches CC Range of iOS Apps
Finally, Adobe has announced its new collection of apps that are currently accessible on the Apple App Store. Adobe has decided to focus on making its mobile software simple and easy to use.  There are four types that sync with the desktop PC: Illustration, Imaging, Video and Creative Cloud Capture... Read more