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Old July 3, 2012, 02:07 PM
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Default 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
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Old July 3, 2012, 02:35 PM
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Good, hopefully we'll get more websites shifting to HTML5, it's a lot better, a hell of a lot more secure too.
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Old July 3, 2012, 02:43 PM
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Flash, don't let the door hit you on the way out. Good riddance.
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But how will I play QWOP on my cellphone!
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Old July 3, 2012, 02:50 PM
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RIP Flash
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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......
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The 'Jobs' was right I guess?
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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.
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Yep Flash apk packages will be sideloaded for ages.
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And......nothing of value was lost.
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