Windows, Mac OS X and Linux: A beta version of Adobe Flash Player 10.2 is now available for download. The latest version adds preliminary support for Stage Video, a technology aimed to reduce heavy CPU usage during video playback. The beta is a free download — available right now. Adobe Flash Player 10.2 Beta [Adobe via TUAW]
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