Adobe has decided to pull its Flash Player development support on the upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The announcement follows last November (2011) decision to focus their work with Flash on PC browsing and mobile apps packaged with Adobe AIR, discontinuing its development of the Flash Player for mobile browsers.
In a blog post written ysterday, the software developer said “Beginning August 15th we will use the configuration settings in the Google Play Store to limit continued access to Flash Player updates to only those devices that have Flash Player already installed. Devices that do not have Flash Player already installed are increasingly likely to be incompatible with Flash Player and will no longer be able to install it from the Google Play Store after August 15th.
“To ensure ongoing access to Flash Player on Android 4.0 or earlier devices is to use
Developers who will need ongoing access to already released versions of the Flash Player for Android, will remain available in the Adobe