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Adobe Banishes Flash Player Support For Jelly Bean  
Devices that do not have a Flash Player installed are most likely to be incompatible with Flash Player, thereby will not get access to install it from the Google Play Store.    
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Friday, June 29, 2012 Amidst much fanfare, Google launched the next Android, Jelly Bean aka Android 4.1. Promising increasing productivity and other interesting features, the tech world is waiting to embrace the newly launch Android operating system. However, there is a not-so-interesting news related to the latest launch. Adobe has revealed through its blog that the company plans to end its mobile Flash support for the Google Play App store after August 15 and also won't support the newest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version.

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The blog reads: Devices that don’t have the Flash Player provided by the manufacturer typically are uncertified, meaning the manufacturer has not completed the certification testing requirements. In many cases users of uncertified devices have been able to download the Flash Player from the Google Play Store, and in most cases it worked. However, with Android 4.1 this is no longer going to be the case, as we have not continued developing and testing Flash Player for this new version of Android and its available browser options. There will be no certified implementations of Flash Player for Android 4.1.

From 15 August, Adobe will be using configuration settings in the Google Play Store to limit continued access to Flash Player updates- that too only for devices that have Flash Player already installed. Devices that do not have a Flash Player installed are most likely to be incompatible with Flash Player, thereby will not get access to install it from the Google Play Store. The blog also states: The easiest way to ensure ongoing access to Flash Player on Android 4.0 or earlier devices is to use certified devices and ensure that the Flash Player is either pre-installed by the manufacturer or installed from Google Play Store before August 15.

Kalpana Sharma, EFYTIMES News Network

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