About flash player.......

Discussion in 'Application Ideas' started by jek, May 3, 2009.

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Will it work

  1. Yes, in App Store (sometime)

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  2. Yes, in Cydia

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  3. No

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    25.0%
  1. jek

    jek New Member

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    Ok, so Apple does not allow flash player on the iPhone, because plug-ins are not allowed. What if Firefox was ported to iPhone, with flash player built into it . Only problem would be negotiations with Adobe, but that could be fixed by keeping flash as a separate binary, which is loaded by the Firefox app. Another option would be to find some way (other than flash player, possibly a F/OSS solution) of opening an .swf file. I think this would work, and if Apple doesn't approve, just make it available in Cydia for JailBroken phones.

    So, will it work?
  2. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Hardware insufficient. Flash is a fat Cow.
  3. jek

    jek New Member

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    Flash lite, sorry for not specifying that in the post.

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  4. Teslanaut

    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Flash Lite is useless. Most websites (Important ones like Hulu, CBS, TV.com, etc) use Flash 9/10. Flash Lite is a gimped version of Flash player 6. Have fun. People should really stop being so reliant on Flash for their mobile devices. It's a memory and CPU hog. Basically, like I said, a bloated, fat, cow.

    An alternative to should really be created. Apple should really allow streaming of their own DRM content to create some kind of Pay-To-Watch streaming service. Like Netflix or Amazon Unbox.
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    Yup. Also, the battery isn't that reliable.
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    Yongobongo New Member

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    Apple does not allow applications that duplicate the features of stock ones either. So have fun trying to convince them Firefox is in no way doing the same thing as Safari.
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    eric_chaos Well-Known Member

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    This.

    And I doubt Mozilla would make Firefox just for jailbroken iPods/iPhones.
  8. dudeitsriley

    dudeitsriley Banned

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    There are other web browsers on the appstore...
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    Teslanaut Well-Known Member

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    Based on Webkit, which is what Safari uses. Whereas Firefox uses other open things and Opera is proprietary.
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    Why do people have to beat the dead horse?

    What in fact is just so appealing about flash player? Download the damn videos you want to watch into itunes...

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