Android version 4, AKA Ice Cream Sandwich, will get a Flash player for its browser later this year, but it will be the last mobile platform to have one - from Adobe at least. Adobe has already said it won't be developing any more versions of the embedded Flash player for mobile devices, and when the first Android 4 device (the …
Around other forums and news sources etc. people aren't having much of a problem with this scrapping of mobile flash. But what they don't seem to to realise is; that the vast majority of video sharing sites on the internet use flash, and will for the foreseeable future. For Google to let Adobe stop developing Flash for Android after ICS, it will be Commercial Suicide for the Android Platform. One of the main reasons for Adobe making this decision is that currently Flash doesn't run optimally on current spec devices,but by the time ICS 4.0 is the old version, most devices won't have a problem running Flash optimally.
ahh, I see what you did there..
"Later this year", as in the next 4 weeks then......
Open Source the Flash Code
Let it live or die on its own merit. Release the source code under GPL and let the devs choose whether to use it or not.
I suspect it will have a long live in the wild.
...could you now be bold and go out of business completely ? The world will be a safer place after that. Thank you very much.
Ice Cream Sandwich
Seems like a product code name developed by no other than El Reg itself.
Nah, El reg's would be a Paris Cream Sandwich
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