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    News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    If you want the Flash player plugin for Android download it now.
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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    The BBC needs to gimme a Flash free iPlayer...

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    The rest of the Web definitely needs to catch up sharpish!

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    It's just a pity about WebM (VP8) not being widely hardware accelerated; just after h264 acceleration becomes commonplace, we have another format aiming for widespread use. I mean it's better to use an open format but it's still annoying.

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Yep everything should be high profile h264 now.

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Will not miss it. Since I updated my HTC Desire to ICS I've not been in a situation where it would've worked even if I had installed it.
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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Quote Originally Posted by dcwt2010 View Post
    The BBC needs to gimme a Flash free iPlayer...
    Not just BBC, many video based web service need to jump to HTML 5- like lovefilm

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    Since I updated my HTC Desire to ICS I've not been in a situation where it would've worked even if I had installed it.
    Sorry for the off-topic, but which ICS ROM are you using on your Desire? I really want to try out one of them but have no idea where to start, there seem to be hundreds all with lists of different things not working... is there a single stable ROM out now with everything working?

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    I use sandvold. I am a few versions behind because everything works that I want. I can't remember what kernel I'm using (you can choose during installation). Some of them sometimes cause lockups. Whichever one I'm using seems pretty stable.

    You have to be prepared to play around a bit. It was worth it for me, I think.
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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    I'm running ICS333 for my Galaxy S. I don't run much flash content either but it's nice to have that option.

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve View Post
    Will not miss it. Since I updated my HTC Desire to ICS I've not been in a situation where it would've worked even if I had installed it.
    How have you got ICS on your desire?

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Check out the XDA-Developers forums, users post custom ROMs that are based from all manner of sources....from base Andriod ASOPs to tweaked versions of another phones ROM (my DesireHD runs ICS which is a modded ROM from a Sensation)....plus many based on Cyanogenmod.
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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Thats a shame, i've got quite a few flash files saved locally on my HTC desire (eg. some flash games and a lot of weebls-stuff flash videos)

    I'll make sure to keep my titanium backup of the flash player saved safely for next time i mess around changing ROMs then!

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    Re: News - Flash player for Android, it’s now or never

    Really disappointed about this. This was one of the main advantages of Android over iOS

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