flash 10.1

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  1. cystic

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    Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android

    so this is not news to most of you, however I came across a post on the adobe forums from an employee that states all they are waiting for is the new update to come out so they can release flash 10.1 and that droid and nexus will be the first phones it will be available to.
    here is a link to the forum post:
    Adobe Forums: Android and Windows Mobile roadmap

    like I said not news, but at least it is from an official source so we can stop with the rumors.
     
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  2. Aaron636r

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    Good find. Thanks for sharing
     
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    HELLS TO THE YES!

    I'm VERY excited about mobile Flash. I know a lot of people worry about flash ads and slow downs... Just wait for Fennec which should hopefully be released soon and will have Adblock Plus. Also, Flash 10.1 is specially designed to only load Flash that is seen on screen at any given time. This does not slow down your browsing by any significant amount... if at all.
     
  4. Topsy

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    Ya pretty much confirms what was already known. Adobe already previewed Flash working on the Droid and Nexus, so we're waiting on Google to create 2.2 with it included?
     
  5. cystic

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    my guess is when 2.1 is released for droid they will shortly after make flash available for download in the market. either that or they will do a 2.1.1 with it included.
     
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    considering that the 2.1 release date floating around has been Jan 22nd, we can wait the 4 days and see easily enough if Verizon lives up their promise.
     
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    You mean 2.1.

    I am way more excited about flash 10.1 on the Droid than I am about the official 2.1 release.
     
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    Ya me too, just assuming 2.1 will have to come out first, then flash will be next.
     
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    2.1 will come out and flash will be an update most likely.
     
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    I'll believe it when I see it. We were supposed to get it before the end of last year for the older generation androids. They had a video well in advance as well.

    I believe it will come out but I'm not holding my breath for an early release.
     
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    Ok there's some confusion in this thread. According to the original poster the article states that flash is ready but they need google to make an update for nexus and droid. If so nexus will need to be 2.1.1 or 2.2 droid must get a 2.0.2 or 2.1.1 or 2.2 since there is no news about android 2.2 then I would assume that nexus will get a 2.1.1 update droid will get 2.1 and then shortly after will get 2.1.1
    This makes sense to my eyes anyone else think differently?
     
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    no im with you on that, although (prove me wrong on this) couldnt flash player be a downloaded...lets say app or some sort of other downloadable update or does it have to be integrated into the firmware?
     
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    It could be 2.1.1 or 2.2 or just be a download that isn't a patch sure, all 3 are possible on paper...theorycraft is what it is.
     
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    I bet it will be available to download in the market.
     
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    I'm really not confused at all.

    Flash will be an OTA update when it's ready. It will be able to run on certain devices like the Droid and the Nexus. However it will not be a major update - it will likely be thrown in with a standard "fix the bugs" update.

    I would very much expect that the Droid and Nexus One and whatever other devices that are capable of supporting it will get it about the same time. Since it's not expected until mid year there will be ton of other devices to get it also.

    It won't be something you download - it has to be integrated into the code of the device itself.
     
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