Windows users have been enjoying hardware-accelerated video decoding since the Flash 10.1 Final release; now the latest Flash Player release for Macs (10.1.82.76) officially brings GPU decoding to OS X - in theory resulting in better video playback on your Mac. [Adobe via ByteArray.org]
Updated Flash Player Enables Hardware-Accelerated Video On OS X
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