Steve Jobs and Apple rejected Flash for the iPad and iPhone, preferring open source HTML5 instead. In this case, Apple has made Flash disappear, well sort of. At least made HTML5 adoption quicker and made Adobe this week finally reveal that it is effectively killing Flash for mobile devices, moving instead to contributing to the open source HTML5. Recent purchase PhoneGap also supports their intension. Flash had become clunky for mobile developers, anyway, so it wasn’t just Apple that saw mobile Flash off to an early grave other OEM did the same. Microsoft anyone?

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