Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Yesterday Adobe pushed out a new beta of its Flash Player 9 for all supported operating systems. This new Adobe Flash Player codenamed "Moviestar" features H.264 video capabilities, AAC audio, and hardware-accelerated full-screen video playback support. This is an interesting release for the Linux Flash Player and you can find out more from the Penguin.SWF blog.