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Google confirms no Flash in ICS until Adobe updates it

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Google confirms no Flash in ICS until Adobe updates it
It shouldn't be much of a surprise, because apps often have to be updated to support the newest version of Android before they become available, but Google has confirmed that Flash is not currently supported in ICS.

Those of you in Europe may have already noticed, and theoretically we'll find out soon enough in the States, but Adobe Flash player is not currently supported in Ice Cream Sandwich, and is not available in the Android Market. Even worse, there is no way right now to load up the old version of Flash. 

Even though Adobe has said it will be discontinuing Flash for mobile, Google has confirmed that Adobe will eventually update Flash for ICS support, but there's no timetable for the release yet. 

source: SlashGear

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posted on 20 Nov 2011, 19:57 7

1. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Being that this will be a huge post with all trolls on it I have a question for you guys (sorry its off topic but better then dealing with trolls right and I have no idea where it will be on topic) . I know many of you buy a second battery for your phone but how do you charge that battery. You can only charge one at a time so wouldn't that second battery just be dead? Any reply is welcome thanks.

Anyway about flash who cares we know it will be updated soon and ICS will have flash any trolls posting otherwise lol ok

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:00

13. Krishaun27 (unregistered)


I bought this extended battery off ebay for my HTC Sensation and it came with a charger (and an extra battery). I got the HTC Rezound now and Im lovin it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220809534608

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:02

14. iankellogg (Posts: 155; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


My old Droid had a dock that had an extra place to charge a second battery

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:14

18. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


What that sounds ideal

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:03 1

15. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i just charge them in the phone. when i finish one i'll just pop it out, pop the other one in and charge it.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:14

19. androidphan (Posts: 32; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


Some phones have separate chargers for battery only and some do not. These days you can usually get them on amazon or eBay. I would recommend a portable charger over a spare battery or extended battery though here's why: portable charger does not require any down time, allows for pass through charging (charge both at same time), costs same as battery, will work on future phones, can charge other devices via USB cable, easier to travel with, and doesn't require a special dock to charge a spare battery.

Just my thoughts, I use one and it's the best thing ever. I use on droid x and iPad (via USB)

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:17

22. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i thought about portable chargers but they're not ideal for an all pockets guy like me.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 21:19

23. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Yeah has to fit in my already overcrowded pockets.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 22:27

26. androidphan (Posts: 32; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


It will. The ones Motorola makes are very thin. I can charge my phone in my pocket and it is not an issue. Unless you wear skinny jeans? I dress business professional and it fits fine in any pocket. I always keep it in the inside pocket of my overcoat when not in use.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 22:31

28. androidphan (Posts: 32; Member since: 06 Nov 2011)


The Motorola one would not be ideal for you anyway. You have iPhone So you would need the one by iGo. That one is good, but slightly larger. I guess I don't understand why you even asked, iPhone can't have a spare battery. Only a specially designed case that has an extra battery pack built in. Around $100 for those.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:03

33. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Yea i know i have an iphone but am considering getting a nexus and bat life doesnt seem prommising so based on what everyone is telling me i dont think i found a solution i like.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 00:16

53. mattkindmalta (Posts: 8; Member since: 08 Sep 2011)


You dont need to buy an extra battery for your iphone cos it will last you a day and a half or even two days !! The driods needs to be charged every 5 hours !

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:01

32. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Ummmm to be honest i do wear skinny jeans sometimes. Thats one of the reasons i like the iphone. I mean i dont wear them alot but i ussually wear shorts but i got alot of other stuff such two keys and a wallet.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:09 5

35. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


ok, guys arent allowed to wear skinny jeans. its a man-law. you are just going to have to give that up.. right now :)

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:18

39. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Alright i dont wear them alot but I am a college student and i kimda like them. Due too the fact this is a phone site I wont elabarote on the other reasons i like them. ;)
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&client=safari&gl=us&biw=320&bih=416&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=lil+wayne+skinny+jeans&oq=lil+wayne+skinny+jeans&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=54230l58199l0l58735l15l11l0l0l0l0l0l0ll0l0&mvs=0#i=1

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 03:46

58. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


remixfa, you don't even know bro, the world will never forgive me if i stop rocking skinny jeans. ;P

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 08:10

59. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


u know taco wears skinny jeans right. u wanna be like taco? And that sparkley thing from twilight wears skinny jeans. Think about it.. just think about it !! :)

And Bio, if you were a real man, u wouldnt need skinny jeans to "show off" :) :) :)

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 10:33

64. gallitoking (Posts: 4720; Member since: 17 May 2011)


SilverTab relaxed fit.. is what I wear

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 13:48

65. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


even gallito doesnt wear skinny jeans! that has to make u feel bad! lol.lolol

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 14:25

68. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i don't care. i have my own swigger swagger and lots of ladies like me. :P

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 14:28

69. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


those are nice gallito. i'm very picky about my own jeans like between the comfort, the fit, the color even the stitching are under my scrutiny. i'm like i am about phones in many aspects of my life.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 14:13

66. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i think taco and i just became bffs! xD

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 08:43 1

61. jdrevolution (Posts: 87; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)


Coming from a girls perspective (at least mine) when I see a guy wear pants that I can find in the girl's section, that's frightening. And not attractive. I'll take a guy wearing regular jeans. And it makes their butt look better. Just saying ;)

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 10:22

62. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


see. :)

skinny jeans = not sexy.. so says the woman! :)

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:08

34. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


you can get wall charger mounts for the spare battery. Depending on the phone and how common the battery is, there are multiple ways to charge.

there are also batterys that are built into cases now

and a battery charger device that plugs into the wall to charge, then can drain into the battery whenever you need it to.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:19

40. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Charging the battery while its not in the phone does sound like a good idea.

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:53

44. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


I have a extended battery for long trips and I bough an universal charger like this one
http://goo.gl/hAq6B

just plug in your battery and it charges when you need it

hope it helps

posted on 20 Nov 2011, 23:56

46. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Thats legit. Great link. I wonder how this works with the nexus. Might be worth the off contract price if i can do that.

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 00:05

52. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


give the nexus a couple of days and they will start telling you what works best on them and what accessory to buy, its what I do

posted on 21 Nov 2011, 00:18

54. biophone (Posts: 1985; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Yeah i am thinking battery life might be a problem but i guess work arounds will be fine. My ip4 is still a great phone and i might regret not waiting for quad core to land so i might just do that. Hopefully they could get battery life ironed out completly by then so i can enjoy a quad core lte phone withouth any worries. The nexus looks so cool though and i figure i could still get 200 for my ip4 so the nexus would only cost me 300 hundred dollars. Idk i do wait a 28nm quad core 2ghz phone with lte slim a 720p screen and a grwat battery lofe and i figure by that wont come out till my contract is up so maybe i will wait till then. I might be getting sucked into the nexus hype.

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