RIP Flash on mobile devices – Apple finally wins the flash battle

Adobe has confirmed the death of Flash on mobile devices. Seen as a win for Apple, it was the first to refuse to include Flash in it’s mobile device. Other mobile platforms like Android and Blackberry devices had struggled to include Flash in their mobile operating system. Known for being resource-intensive, it was not an…

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RIP Flash – Windows 8 dumped it too

It now is loud and clear – the days of Adobe Flash are over. Apple’s detest of this popular Adobe product has extended to its rival, Microsoft, that has removed support for Flash in the browser of it’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. Flash, the most widely used browser plug-in of 2000s has started to…

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Steve Jobs explains why there is no Flash on iPhones, iPods and iPads

Steve Jobs has posted an open letter on Flash to explain why Apple has decided not to support it on its mobile devices, the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. “Adobe’s Flash products are 100% proprietary,” Jobs says, “While Adobe’s Flash products are widely available, this does not mean they are open, since they are controlled…

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