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How to get Adobe Flash on your iPhone and iPad

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(Read caption) Want to view Adobe Flash content on your iPhone or iPad? It's just a matter of turning a few gears.

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Adobe Flash is officially banned from Apple iOS software. So does that mean you can't view Flash content on your iPhone or iPad? Well, not exactly. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday morning – mark your calendars – the Apple Store will reportedly begin selling a $2.99 app called Skyfire, which effectively lets iPhone and iPad users perform an end-run around the Flash ban.

Here's how it works: You click on a piece of Flash content (which is pretty prevalent around the Web these days). The Skyfire software grinds to life, and translates the Flash coding into HTML5, a format accepted by Apple's iOS. Once the conversion is complete, a small thumbnail pops up on your touchscreen, and voilà – you can view that formerly-forbidden Flash content until the cows come home.


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