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Flash Player 11.1 and AIR 3.1 for Desktop and Android Devices

Adobe has introduced Flash Player 11.1 and AIR 3.1 for desktop and Android devices.

In a release note, the company stated the updates contained little in terms of new functionality, but come with bug fixes related to security and functional stability.

"This release includes no major features but enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility," Adobe specified.

Adobe said the AIR 3.1 for iOS now comes with support for the latest iOS 5 mobile operating system apart from offering a bug fix for a Wi-Fi issue.

The Flash Player update also fixes a video streaming issue Samsung Galaxy S2 and brings 1080p video to NVidia Tegra 3 chipset based devices.

The company said the updates also addressed security issues disclosed in Security Bulletins APSB11-28 and APSB11-28 which could cause a crash and allow hackers to take control of the infected system.

The company recently announced that it plans to release Adobe Flash for the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by the end of this year. The announcement came after Adobe revealed its decision to stop developing Flash for mobile devices and focus on HTML5.