News 'Flash': Apple Is Still Smarter Than Everyone Else
As low as Adobe and Flash reliant devices appear now in light of this announcement, the company is not leaving its partners high and dry. Not only will Adobe continue to support existing Android devices with Flash installations, but it has outlined a method for users to get the support they need.
The company said "the easiest way to ensure ongoing access to Flash Player on Android 4.0 or earlier devices is to use certified devices and ensure that the Flash Player is either pre-installed by the manufacturer or installed from Google Play Store before Aug. 15."
That's one option. However, the other is to have listened to Steve Jobs two years ago.
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