Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Adobe has updated the Linux version of its Flash Player. This latest update to Flash Player 9, codenamed "Moviestar", contains fixes for bugs introduced in the previous releases. The previous release had introduced H.264 video support, AAC audio, and hardware-accelerated full-screen video playback support. Update to the latest Adobe Flash 9 Linux release at Adobe Labs for the bug fixes.