Google's Andy Rubin says Full Flash support expected with Android 2.2 "Froyo"

Google's Andy Rubin says Full Flash support expected with Android 2.2 "Froyo"
Yet again there is another reason why Android is becoming a clear leader in the mobile space and gaining a lot of support from developers and consumers. With an increasing amount of people relying on their mobile handsets to access the internet, mobile web browsing is fast becoming crowded and competitive at the same time. Despite all of the advances we have seen with mobile web browsing, some still prefer the desktop experience partly because of the lack of support for certain things on mobile handsets. In an interview with the New York Times, Google's vice president of engineering, Andy Rubin, offered some interesting expectations with the next major incarnation of Android. Rubin went on to say that Android 2.2 “Froyo” will finally add full support for Adobe Flash content – which would seamlessly offer that well rounded experience desktop users are used to witnessing. With news like this, consumers may be enticed with the depth of offerings that Android packs. However, Rubin did not provide a clear time line of when users can expect to see “Froyo” released, but Adobe has been heard to start shipping out Flash 10.1 on board Android smartphones some time during the second half of the year – which thankfully isn't too long from now.

source: The NY Times


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