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Windows Mobile to Add Flash Support

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Mar 17, 2008, 7:34 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Microsoft has licensed Adobe's Flash Lite and Reader software. The software will allow Windows Mobile users to view and interact with more web sites, including ones that support animation and video. Microsoft did not say when the software will be integrated into the mobile version of Internet Explorer. Microsoft does offer its own video-playing software, called Silverlight. The two firms did not disclose the financial details of the licensing agreement.

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Mar 17, 2008, 7:53 AM


Would be nice to be able to see Youtube without having to use an external player, or a full version of Youtube not like the mobile Youtube
Yep! It would be nice to have FULL versions of every website!
It would be nice to use any and all websites precisely as we use them on our desktops on our mobile devices.

Mobile internet has come a long ways, but still has more to come, it's getti...

Mar 17, 2008, 11:12 AM


I can't imagine why it took so long in the first place. I guess it takes something like the iPhone to get Microsoft to realize that people will pay a premium if the device exceeds expectations...
You AND me Brother!

Sometimes I feel MS is "sleeping" and they think, "things will turn around, eventually...", WAKE UP AND GET WITH THE PROGRAM MS!

(OK, I'm fine, now)

Mar 17, 2008, 8:10 AM

Try CSS support first

My Windows Mobile device stinks for web browsing. Most pages look wrong because of faulty HTML or CSS support in Explorer. (Opera works much, much better.)

How about getting basic web pages to load correctly, and working on the user experience, before trying to add flash to my phone?
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