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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by chrissmith155, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. chrissmith155

    chrissmith155 Member
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    I have just upgraded from an iPhone to the HTC Desire.

    I was looking forward to being able to play flash videos, after trying to play a few (from entensity.net) I can see the player, but pressing play results in only a yellow exclamation mark...

    Is there a solution to this or is flash support not quite there yet on android?

    (Btw according to the settings menu on the phone all software is up to date.)
     

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  2. Until 2.2 becomes available your best option is to download skyfire from the market, its free and will play most flash videos the net has to offer.
     
  3. mikebell

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    You should be able to view all Flash content when the 2.2 upgrade happens.
     
  4. chrissmith155

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    Cool. Is there an ETA for this upgrade?
     
  5. nacatomi

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    Its supposed to be Q3.

    Do you have a hat?? Pick a random date out of that and you might be right :D
     
  6. SUroot

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    Damn, I used too big a date range I think. The date I pulled out was 18th October 1963. ;)
     
  7. nacatomi

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    Still probably a better guess than some of the "official made up" statements floating around the net though
     
  8. SUroot

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    I just used my desktop-time machine to travel back. I was asking them about android updates and they all got rather excited.

    I started flailing my arms shouting "Danger Will Robinson, danger" but they didn't get that.
     
  9. nacatomi

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    I must get one of those and tell myself not to upgrade to the LG Viewty... Now there was a phone with problems....
     
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