What's up with the (apparent) fallout between Google and Adobe Flash?
I know that way back in the day Steve Jobs got into a pissing match with Adobe and banned Flash from Apple.
But what’s going on with Android and no more Flash as of Oct., Dec of 2011?
I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 which can’t run Flash. What the ¥%*} do they expect us to do ? Just stand around twiddling our thumbs until the rest of the web plays catch-up with HTML 5?
I know that XDA Developers have a bunch of APK files for various versions, but that’s for people who know what the heck they’re doing with this stuff. What about the majority of us technotards who just want to be able to click on a video and have it actually play instead of staring at that stupid blue cube and ?
I need my Daily Show extended interviews (the parts which are cut off in the TV airing and put up on the web…in other words, the real “meat” of the interview)
A large part of why I was willing to consider dealing with the vagaries of Android was to be able to have Flash (and Apple was and still is unlikely to change their policy).
But have Android/Google and Adobe lost their collective minds as well ? WTF ?
1.) What the Hell is going on and…
2.) what can be done about it?
PS Ive already tried several different browsers without success (Skyfire just shows a blank space where the video should be and Firefox buffered for over 5 mins at 1% so that was ridiculous)
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