Motorola DROID X on video with Flash 10.1

Motorola DROID X on video with Flash 10.1
With the advantage of having a massive 4.3 inch screen, browsing the web should be quite a pleasure on the Motorola DROID X. Throw in support for Flash 10.1 and you truly have the web's desktop experience on your handset as you can see for yourself in this video prepared by Adobe. Ironically, while the DROID X out specs the original DROID, it will be the latter device that gets the Flash support first later this month with the Android 2.2 upgrade. The former model will get its Froyo update in August. Watching the video shows you how smoothly Adobe Flash 10.1 plays on the DROID X and it sure looks like the Android platform has been conquered by the software developer, making web browsing on your phone a complete experience. After all, what good is surfing the web on your handset without seeing those blinking, animated ads right in front of your face.

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17 Comments

1. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i have adobe flash on my moto droid. flash is the present, HTML 5 is the future. so all the apple fans that say HTML5 is better or we don't need flash or flash ruins battery life, can shove it because it's not true.

2. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

It's funny you just said HTML 5 is the future yet you follow it up by saying it's not better. I don't think it would be the future if it wasn't better.

3. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

it is the future, do i have to like it, no. but not now. millions of websites still use flash. and steve jobs designs the iphone only how he likes it to be. that's the problem with the iphone, you can't choose to change anything.

4. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

You actually can, but that's where haters get confused, so I'll save my time.

5. JackFace

Posts: 190; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

Thank you for not starting this up again...lol!

12. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

By future i think he means a "future alternative"...which doesn't mean it will be better. But guess we'll see.

17. PapaJay224

Posts: 866; Member since: Feb 08, 2009

Yeah this is a great feature, I was using HTC's version of Flash while I was road trippin, and it came in handy sooo much. We were playing Flash Trivia games like "Who wants to be a millionaire, Name That Tune, and Family Fued, through the car speakers so everyone can play and hear the game in complete flash using 3G Verizon. It worked extremely well a little slow, but really fun and entertaining for everyone...Anyone who sais flsh wouldnt matter should get a dumbphone.

6. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

I think what he meant to say was..flash is the present..HTML in 5yrs will be much easier on battery for devices..at this point im tired of being restricted by apple..IMOO

10. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

I see what you mean. While I don't think flash or HTML 5 is that big of a deal, I would still like to see something from Apple. I keep hearing Apple talk about how great HTML5 is, but how long do I have to wait before I start seeing that greatness for myself.

14. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

irrelevant but, E.N. congrats, i think you have the second most number of comments out of all the phonearena users!

7. Hallucinator

Posts: 391; Member since: May 24, 2010

I'll start by saying that I don't know enough about html 5 to say what is better. So, lets say hypothetically that html 5 is better. The fact that Apple(Steve Jobs) won't allow flash on the ipad//Iphone until html 5 is ready for its big takeover is just what I've come to expect from Apple and Steves ego. This is one of the reasons I left the Iphone, I completely agree with Vzw that you should get a choice. Android gives you that choice and many more.

8. pathmarkpolice

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 05, 2009

Flash is garbage, but it's what people are using. Let's just use this crappy software until HTML5 is used and then we'll all jump on that. We should just have a choice for now.

13. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

LOL...how is flash garbage? So you hate the idea that your computer can stream various types of media and that possibility will be comin to your phone? If i can run a bluetooth for atleast 8 hours out the day, browse the web, text, stream music and make calls throughout the day and still only have to charge my phone every other day...i don't think flash will make a big diff. in the life of my battery which everyone seems to think. A day n a half is good enough for me....but then again, maybe i just have lowered expectations.

15. ca2l3vin

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 12, 2009

actually I think he is referring to how flash handles certain aspects of the net. Yes it is what everyone uses but from a programming point of view it is hard to deal with it very cumbersome on alot of devices and even some computers. HTML5 is "said" to be much easier to deal with and much more light weight on resources due to its ability to use other aspects of hardware. Its kinda like how mp3 is used everywhere due to it being write protection free and easily available but the format for actual song quality is bad as it cant hit certain parts of the sound spectrum which people dont normally realize. This is why standard CD's can sound slightly better depending on the song than standard mp3's through 5.1 surround sound and "HD" headset's Until there is a better write free format that comes out people will still use mp3's until they get something better.

9. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

Well, this is good for Android, Palm, and Windows users because it seems like better games will be available online now. My number 1 gripe with Android is the apps. Although I want to believe all the talk that Android Market is catching up or getting there, I still only see junky apps aimed towards customization (keyboards, calendar widgets, etc) and social networking, which gets old after a while. I think Flash capability can be a really good alternative. Does anyone know why websites like Hulu won't play on Flash 10.1? Will it every be available in the future?

16. cc16177

Posts: 312; Member since: May 09, 2010

Hulu won't play on it because Hulu doesn't want it to.

11. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

See I love the fact that the droix x has a battery manager built in. Also I love the face that with flash support, you can simply turn it off on your settings if it is indeed taking too much battery life. The fact that its a option to have is better than not at all.

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