New App Lets iPhone & iPad Users View Flash Video

New App Lets iPhone & iPad Users View Flash Video

One of the major knocks against Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices is that their operating systems would not support playback of video in Adobe’s popular Flash format. But earlier today, the makers of the Skyfire mobile browser released an app that will give these devices that much-desired functionality. [More]

Install Flash On iPhone 4, 3GS

Install Flash On iPhone 4, 3GS

Now that the government says it’s okay to jailbreak your iPhone, you can follow these instructions and install the Flash on your iPhone 4 that Apple engineers forgot to, without fear that the ninjas are gonna getcha. [More]

Steve Jobs Tells You Why Your iWhatevers Don't Have Flash

Steve Jobs Tells You Why Your iWhatevers Don't Have Flash

Steve Jobs has penned an open letter explaining why Apple doesn’t allow Flash on iPhones and all that. The reason? Flash is the past, HTML5 is the future. The letter comes after an Adobe evangelist told Apple to “go screw” itself. [More]

Rhapsody Announces New iPhone Feature With Video iPhone
Users Can't See

Rhapsody Announces New iPhone Feature With Video iPhone Users Can't See

If you’re an iPhone user and received an email from the Rhapsody music-subscription service today, you got to check out a video demo of the service’s upcoming music-download tool. That is, unless you check your email on your iPhone. Turns out the video, on Rhapsody’s Facebook page, is in Flash, which iPhones don’t support. But all is not lost, iPhone users! We’ve embedded the video here, and through the magic of not being on Facebook (or something like that), we got it to work. So, go ahead, Consumerist Mobile readers! Click away, and watch the video that Rhapsody kinda, sorta, maybe, wants you to see. [More]

New Baseball Season, Same Bad Service From MLB.TV

New Baseball Season, Same Bad Service From MLB.TV

For fans who don’t live in the same area as their favorite team, the glorious beginning of a new baseball season is tarnished by the flawed methods for keeping up with games. And once again MLB.TV, the official package from Major League Baseball, is making its case for the worst option.

Tiny USB Flash Drive In Entertainment Weekly

Tiny USB Flash Drive In Entertainment Weekly

CBS and Cadillac are running a fancy-schmancy new ad campaign in the September 21st issue of “Entertainment Weekly” (the one with Britney on the cover) that includes a free “world’s smallest” 128MB flash drive. It doesn’t appear to be in the issues for sale on stands, so if you know anyone who subscribes, ask them for their copy.

Adobe Adds DRM To Flash

Adobe Adds DRM To Flash

“Adobe has created the first way for media companies to release video content, secure in the knowledge that advertising goes with it,” James McQuivey, an analyst at Forrester Research said.

Airport Security: The Game!

Airport Security: The Game!

MySpace’s Racist Ring Tone Ads

MySpace’s Racist Ring Tone Ads

On one hand, it’s hard to believe that MySpace endorsed or even saw this advertisement for cell phone ringtones that it’s been displaying on their web page. On the other hand, this sort of big-lipped, bone-through-the-fro depiction of an African hasn’t been acceptable since some of Louis Armstrong’s more colorful Max Fleischer appearances.

Tivity Software Bilks OSX Humping High School Teacher

Tivity Software Bilks OSX Humping High School Teacher

High school teacher and Consumerist reader James J. assured by software salesman that OSX release imminent. Teacher plans year’s curriculum around that software. Software goes vaporware; high school gets stuck holding the bill for eight useless licenses. Hey, your tax dollars at work!

The Streaker Game: Get Brand Recognition Through Nudity

The Streaker Game: Get Brand Recognition Through Nudity

Morning Deals Round-Up

• Top Secret Threadless Sale! Buy 3 or more tees, get them all for $10 each. (Thanks, Garret!)

Morning Deals Round-Up

• Amazon continues the inexplicable price drops flash memory cards, with the SanDisk 1GB Ultra II Secure Digital card for $59, the SanDisk 1GB Ultra II CompactFlash card for $60, and the SanDisk 1GB Memory Stick Pro Duo card for $59.

Morning Deals Round-Up

• Amazon has the SanDisk 2GB Ultra II Secure Digital Memory Card for $88, shipped free. We’re considering buying it, despite the fact that SD is our least-used memory card format.

Morning Deals Round Up

• Newegg has the Sennheiser PC 150 Headset, perfect for gaming or Skyping, for $30 after $10 off coupon code NYNG011006. Ships free, as well.