Adobe to offer Flash 10.1 only for Android 2.1 or higher, responds to Jobs' attack
Adobe also took this time to respond to some comments by Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The iPhone does not offer Flash and Jobs recently said that Flash would be replaced by HTML5 which is a standard for video without using a plug-in. Jobs also said that in those rare cases when a Mac crashed, it was due to Flash. Adobe answered by noting that 80% of the video on the web uses flash and that HTML5 is years away. Adobe also blames the Mac crashes on Apple for sending incomplete crash reports and sectioning off certain API's. The software firm adds that the GCC compiler used to build Mac OS X apps is 20 percent slower than the typical Windows compiler. Apple, for its part, will not let the iPhone use Flash because of a perceived lack of stability. Other smartphone manufacturers don't feel the same way and Adobe says that more than half of all such phones will use Flash by 2012.