Jun 052009

Adobe’s Flash is highly annoying for netbook devices: most users install a Flash blocker to stop burning random web sites burning CPU power. Unfortunately, some Flash applets are necessary…in which case Flash support is extremely useful.

BlackBerry and iPhone users are out of luck in this case – and will probably remain so for some time in the future:

…there is still no timetable for a version of Flash that will run on Apple Inc.’s iPhone or Research In Motion Ltd.’s BlackBerry.

Mr. Lynch says Adobe has engineering teams dedicated to working on each major smart phone. In the case of the iPhone, the hold up isn’t entirely technical. “We need to have Apple’s agreement before we can do it,” he says. Apple and RIM declined to comment. …

via The Wall Street Journal

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