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Adobe Sticks A Fork In Flash For Android

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Some future Flash had!


Jun 29, 2012, 2:16 PM
Flash on mobile was an unmitigated disaster from day one. I'm speaking from experience- my HTC Evo usually is stuck deciding between showing the HTML5 video content or Flash content depending on whether the site is showing the desktop or mobile version. On Flash, it's a 30 second long process to even start loading the video. On HTML5, it's 3 seconds.

Flash was simply terrible. It was late to ship, ran into numerous performance issues, and at *best* all it served as was a bridge for sites that hadn't converted to HTML5/MPEG-4. (I don't think *anyone* is going to argue that HTML5/MPEG-4 isn't superior in every way to mobile flash.)

Hard to believe this was what RIM *and* Google pinned as their competitive advantage over iOS as little a...

Jun 29, 2012, 3:51 PM
cool story, bro

Jun 29, 2012, 5:20 PM
Slow day at the Boost Mobile kiosk? Smile

Jul 1, 2012, 11:25 AM
Troll much?

Jun 29, 2012, 5:22 PM
tell it again

Jun 29, 2012, 11:44 PM
bluecoyote said:
In the end, the mobile world is better because Apple (and later Microsoft) put their foot down and said it was *not* an acceptable solution to deliver mobile content.

You mean when Apple and Steve Jobs decided to bully the world into dumping Flash. Either way, it worked.

Jun 30, 2012, 7:28 PM
i though apple was just pissed that they tryed to get flash but since they where not "talking" they where demanding adobe said no and thats why apple didnt get flah not some future plan it was apple trying to bully and the company said no and walked away

Jul 1, 2012, 11:26 AM
Thank you

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