Google has declared that the next version of the Android operating system, Froyo (or frozen yoghurt, to the uninitiated – is there an overly large model of this thing on the Google front lawn yet?) or version 2.2 will include full support via Adobe Flash, so confirmed Google’s VP of Engineering Andy Rubin and the BGR website.
Meanwhile, as they had a few minutes to spare in their busy schedules, Apple’s Steve Jobs and Rubin traded insults. Apple boss, Steve Jobs, has already declared that, “…folks who want porn can buy an Android phone.” While Rubin compared his open Android OS with closed, controlled systems like Apple’s iPhone OS, treating Apple to a passing sideswipe and accusing Apple of acting like a totalitarian government, “When they can’t have something, people do care. Look at the way politics work. I just don’t want to live in North Korea,” he said and proceeded to then align and compare his 'open' Android OS to the similarly open PC operating system which, judging by my particular battles with Windows Vista, is not a particularly wise move. Click to read the BGR story