The iPhone plays Flash videos via Java script

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The iPhone plays Flash videos via Java script
The iPhone is definitely one of the best cell phones for surfing the Internet, but unfortunately, its browser cannot visualize Flash elements. This has been one of the major shortcomings of the device that we hope will get fixed in future versions of the software. While waiting, like it or lump it, for Apple or Adobe to get round to solving the problem, we can certainly take advantage of what independent developers offer, because they seem inventive enough to deliver alternative options. The script called "Gordon" makes for an illustrative example - this is a Java-based algorithm capable of turning Flash animations into something that can be recognized and played by the iPhone. Actually, you donĀ“t need to install anything on your device, because the script should be embedded into websites themselves. To watch the short video showcasing the Gordon here, you just need to open the link via the mobile version of Safari. We do hope to see webmasters take interest in the script and integrate it into their websites, so the growing number of iPhone owners can enjoy the full beauty of properly playing Flash elements.

source: AppAdvice



1. Rhetoric

Posts: 74; Member since: Jul 25, 2009

Not sure how well this will pan out, the problem with Java has always been that it's a fat cow when it comes to using memory and ram. So using Java to emulate Flash, (already incredibly unfriendly to mobile devices) could end up being more trouble than it's worth.

2. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

this is not a good solution... Until Apple releases an update the only option for flash on the iPhone is to jailbreak your iPhone via Cydia. Once jailbroken you can download the iMobileCinema (in beta) plug-in that will enable flash. Google "flash plugin for iPhone" and go to code retard dot com for directions. if you're looking to get a new phone with a flash enabled browser and dont wanna fool around with the unlocking and crap get a Windows Phone and download the SKYFIRE browser (Skyfire is also supported on some Nokia Symbian OS smart phones) on any carrier or an HTC Hero on Sprint (the only Android phone with an flash browser)...

3. jrcrow79

Posts: 477; Member since: May 02, 2008

its actually NOT about apple n adobe releasing a states clearly apple WONT let them push the installation to our devices

4. allboutverizon

Posts: 66; Member since: May 20, 2009

You're hoping that people with websites put this script in their site code.... Which is not a solution. Apple just needs to get off their high horse and let Adobe made flash for them.

5. DontHateOnS60

Posts: 872; Member since: Apr 20, 2009

Yep. It's just giving Apple another excuse to not do what they should.

6. b_red unregistered

helo,anybody can help me hw 2 setting internet 4 my iphone

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