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Adobe Kills Off Flash for Mobile Browsers

Nov 09, 2011, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Tech Laze for this link. ]

"This news comes as a huge relief for both Steve Jobs's fans as well as HTML5 supporters as the future of mobile won't be in the hands of a monopolistic company. The late Steve Jobs who criticized Adobe back in 2010 with a simple post titled 'Thoughts on Flash' was spot on when he pointed out some of the platform's shortcomings. Flash, he said, was not open, was unreliable, had security issues, and wasn't suited for mobile as it consumed a huge amount of battery life. Rarely comes a time when FOSS enthusiasts and Apple agree upon something and that was one of such rare moments."

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