RIM will continue to support Flash without Adobe

By Shawn Knight · 8 replies
Nov 10, 2011
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  1. Research in Motion has announced they will continue to support Flash player on their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet despite the fact that Adobe revealed yesterday they were no longer planning to…

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  2. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,958   +216

    Please RIM, let Flash die peacefully ;)
  3. Please RIM die quickly...
  4. mario

    mario Ex-TS Developer Posts: 399   +17

    I didn't know QNX was heavily based on Flash. Anyways, RIM should focus on developing a solid OS and bringing OS 8(?) to their mobile phones.
  5. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I don't know why, but I really dislike RIM. This news doesn't really help either... :(
  6. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,146   +911

    So basically Adobe went "Guys, i've decided to agree with a lot of you and mobile flash is definately not the way forwards".

    Then RIM went "Perfect, now we can offer our users an even more poorer experience".

    Or will RIM support HTML5??
  7. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,265   +436

    The answer to your question is in the article you may want to try reading it again.
  8. Let me see here. I have spent countless dollars on PB OS2 which includes Flash and HTML5. Adobe just decided they were wrong and will now focus on HTLM5.

    My choices are:
    1. scrap my already in progress work, waste my money
    2. continue with the development of my OS while still supporting both Flash and HTML5

    Its interesting people just will see ONLY what they want, taking what appears to be the bad side of things.
  9. veLa

    veLa TS Evangelist Posts: 781   +235

    The problem with Black Berries: They just aren't cool.

    If RIM could just get a cool factor going for them they could recover.

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