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Blackberry suported Flash?

T Bone

Aug 15, 2012, 9:30 AM
Not that I'm aware of....the Blackberry Playbook supports Flash, but the smartphones never did. And the reason why there was never any Flash for the smartphones isn't because of RIM, Adobe just never developed a version of Flash for Blackberries, any attempt to download Flash on Blackberry was greeted with a message from Adobe that Flash for Blackberry was 'coming soon'.......but it never did.

Aug 15, 2012, 12:06 PM
I don't know about Blackberry specifically, but there have been phones which technically did use Flash for useless stuff like animated menu icons, not anything you would really care about like video streaming.

Aug 20, 2012, 4:58 AM
From what I gather, RIM with the BlackBerry 10 OS for both the PlayBook and future Smartphones will have Flash support as well as Adobe AIR (which many native PlayBook apps use) so Flash may be a given despite the current browser on the PlayBook and current BlackBerry phones running BlackBerry OS 6 or later already have full HTML 5 support.

The largest problem is by the time they get what BlackBerry owners want on the shelves, it may be too late. I held onto my Bold 9700 for a long time (I loved that phone) but made a huge leap when I bought my Galaxy S2. That being said, I also own a PlayBook and bought it out of simple curiosity. The launch software was awful. Simply awful. RIM made a huge leap with the 2.0 update but to the point now w...

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