Friday, July 6, 2007

Why iPhone Doesn’t Include Flash

Brent Simmons:

I have a theory that I haven’t heard yet: Flash wasn’t included because it crashes so much.

Reading the comments, there are apparently lots of other good reasons.

By the way, the iPhone isn’t the first Apple product to be anthropomorphic. Apple often omits the article from “Macintosh” and “iPod,” and sometimes even “Finder.” (Apple’s style guide recommends “Macintosh computer,” “the Finder,” “iPod,” and “iPod digital music players.”)

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I believe the FCC hasn't approved flash for mobile devices yet.

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