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Flash headed to Android phones soon

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 30 Jun 2009 14:50 User comments (2)

Flash headed to Android phones soon In a surprising announcement today, Bsquare has said they will be porting Flash Lite 3 to Android phones by the "late Q3," eliminating the need for users to wait for the official Flash 10 port which still does not have a release date.
Bsquare vice president of global sales Larry Stapleton added that the browser plug-in should be available for current Android phone owners as well.

"Our intent is to try to get these guys to market faster by using this base port," Stapleton added.

Flash Lite 3 can render Flash Player 8 files meaning files that require 9 or 10 will not work on the handsets. However, Stapleton says "a large subset of what's on the Web today will render in a pleasing way for the end consumer."

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2 user comments

11.7.2009 2:29

Go android. I hope every cell phone company maker will follow their example on flash player.

22.7.2009 18:10

Will prob just be a time passer until flash 10 arrives. I mean flash 8?! Its still progress yes but most sites use at least flash 9 now.

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