Apple’s new MacBook Air units do not ship with Adobe Flash Player pre-installed

Apple Online Store“The 2010 MacBook Air is shipping without a preloaded copy of [Adobe’s] Flash Player, early buyers note,” MacNN reports.

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“Although the plugin can still be downloaded and will work properly, its absence is unusual, as all other Macs come with Flash pre-installed,” MacNN reports.

MacNN reports, “Apple has [recently] attacked Flash as being the largest cause of crashes on Macs.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]

50 Comments

  1. Is it because the current version of the Flash Player has a known security vulnerability and Apple wants users to “opt-in” to downloading and installing it at their own peril?

  2. Is it because the current version of the Flash Player has a known security vulnerability and Apple wants users to “opt-in” to downloading and installing it at their own peril?

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