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Sam_Reynolds July 3, 2012 02:07 PM

August 15 Will Be the End of Flash on Android
 
The reports of the death of Flash on the mobile web have not been greatly exaggerated.

Read more here: August 15 Will Be the End of Flash on Android | Hardware Canucks

Arinoth July 3, 2012 02:35 PM

Good, hopefully we'll get more websites shifting to HTML5, it's a lot better, a hell of a lot more secure too.

SKYMTL July 3, 2012 02:43 PM

Flash, don't let the door hit you on the way out. Good riddance.

JJThomp July 3, 2012 02:50 PM

But how will I play QWOP on my cellphone!

Eldonko July 3, 2012 02:50 PM

RIP Flash

sswilson July 3, 2012 02:51 PM

I most certainly won't miss it once websites finally get around to updating their non-mobile websites (I'm looking at you STEAM with your "you need a specific flash version" message for all of your game trailer vids!!! ).

Flash is specifically annoying in that the option to turn off auto updates / keep a background client running only appears to "stick" until you reboot the PC. I don't know how many times I've tried to turn off / remove the service and it keeps coming back like a bad penny......

chrisk July 3, 2012 06:48 PM

The 'Jobs' was right I guess?

enaberif July 3, 2012 06:50 PM

This is going to cause a massive headache for a lot of site designers. A lot of sites are designed around flash even this site included and a lot of people will have to change from flash to HTML 5 and lets see how well that works.

I personally hate flash but I don't think this is going to bode well.

chrisk July 3, 2012 07:14 PM

Yep Flash apk packages will be sideloaded for ages.

Keywork July 3, 2012 07:56 PM

And......nothing of value was lost.


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