Application Development: 10 Reasons Why Steve Jobs and Apple Won't Support Adobe Flash
Despite having a long and varied relationship with Adobe, Apple refuses to support Adobe's popular Flash plugin on its red hot iPod, iPhone and iPad devices. In a recent post, Apple CEO Steve Jobs laid out several reasons why Apple will not support Flash on its devices, most notably Apple's views on Flash's reliability, performance and security. But basically Jobs said Apple would not be held hostage by a third party standing between Apple and its developers. This slide show takes a look at all the reasons Jobs said he could not allow Flash on Apple's pride and joy.