OMG! Flash on the iPhone!

If there’s one thing to learn from today’s little bout of blogosphere hysteria about Flash coming to the iPhone, it’s that people REALLY REALLY want Flash on the iPhone.

Adobe has said publicly for some time now that it wants to bring Flash to the iPhone, while Apple CEO Steve Jobs has grand-standed against existing Flash products as too slow or too basic for his masterpiece.

But today, an Adobe exec speaking at a Flash developers’ conference “for the first time publicly confirmed that Adobe is actively developing a Flash Player for Apple’s popular phone,” according to

Senior Director of Engineering at Adobe Systems Paul Betlem reportedly said that, while his team is working on Flash on the iPhone, it must wait on Apple’s approval. But should Apple approve, the player will be available shortly.

More on our new sister site The Apple Blog.


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