Flex

  • Goodbye Annoying Clips: Fitbit Reveals The $99 Flex Activity Tracking Wristband

    Goodbye Annoying Clips: Fitbit Reveals The $99 Flex Activity Tracking Wristband

    If there's one issue that seems to crop up often with Fitbit's eponymous line of fitness trackers, it's that they can be a little tough to keep track of -- our own Matt Burns ended up washing his, a tragedy that's apparently befallen many a Fitbit fan. That's where Fitbit's new $99 Flex wristband comes into play -- it takes most of the same activity tracking tendencies as the earlier models and… Read More

  • Adobe Software Updates To Help Devs Build iOS, PlayBook And Android Apps

    Adobe Software Updates To Help Devs Build iOS, PlayBook And Android Apps

    Adobe is today pushing updates to its application development software product Flash Builder and the open source Flex framework to enable developers to build apps for iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook, following support for the Android platform (added last April). Developers can now opt to use Adobe's platform to build apps that work across the Web, the desktop and a range of tablets and… Read More

  • Test Drive: Ford Flex

    Test Drive: Ford Flex

    A wee bit ago I took a spin in the Ford Flex here in NYC. While it’s not a geek’s dream, it does have a few high tech goodies that kept my interest. That’s what we’re going to focus on with these Test Drive features going forward since we’re not an auto blog. Read More

  • Adobe Open Sources Parts Of Flex Platform

    Adobe Open Sources Parts Of Flex Platform

    Adobe have announced tonight, via Robert Scoble and the ScobleShow that they are opening up the Flex platform under a Mozilla Public License (an Open Source license). Flex is a group of technologies (much similar to .NET or J2EE etc.) that provides a more programmer-friendly development environment for Flash, rather than a graphics-driven environment that Flash was associated with. Previously the… Read More

  • FLeX 4.2 PC

    FLeX 4.2 PC

    This Mini-ITX Media Center is intended for the fashionably-minded consumer. It’s powered by a respectable 2.33GHz Core 2 Duo with 2GB DDR and a 750GB hard drive with vibration dampening. That’s all fine and good, but what sets this rig apart is its ability to fold. One can bend it into more agreeable appearances for use with a home theater system or whatever else you have in mind. Read More