Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 18:38 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless And so, Flash on mobile is now completely dead. "There will be no certified implementations of Flash Player for Android 4.1. Beginning August 15th we will use the configuration settings in the Google Play Store to limit continued access to Flash Player updates to only those devices that have Flash Player already installed. Devices that do not have Flash Player already installed are increasingly likely to be incompatible with Flash Player and will no longer be able to install it from the Google Play Store after August 15th."
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zima
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2005-07-06

This is an example of a business totally dropping the ball on a major focal point of their business. They COULD have put more effort into making Flash perform well on more platforms, using less CPU time, more acceleration hardware, etc.

That seems to hardly matter - for example, the implementations of HTML5 video in desktop browsers often manage, somehow, to be more demanding on resources than Flash (which can be particularly felt on older machines; where redirecting video streams to mplayer browser plugin is still much better, anyway)

And Flash isn't at a focal point of their business (hell, Adobe gives it away for free), tools for "creative" professionals are.

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