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Ok I installed flash at around midnight last night. (couldn't sleep) see engadget to find out how. Well here is the deal I had about 56% power left but when...
07-08-2010, 06:02 PM #1iPad with Flash
Ok I installed flash at around midnight last night. (couldn't sleep) see engadget to find out how. Well here is the deal I had about 56% power left but when I woke up at 7am I only had 18% could flash be killing my battery?
07-08-2010, 09:13 PM #2
Did you leave the screen on? I don't see how it could be sucking the power because flash doesn't activate until you click the BIG flash symbol. Unless you did something wrong I don't see how it would have killed your battery that drastically.
07-08-2010, 11:31 PM #3
My advice would be to uninstall Frash ASAP. Simply put, Frash is not ready for public use. See this tweet by Chpwn:
"The reason @comex didn't post a guide is because it /isn't ready/ and he /didn't want to/ release it! Thanks /so/ much to whoever put Frash on Engadget, illegally including Adobe files and making @comex look bad. The Frash source is available for /developers/ to work on, not for someone to release unfinished. Read my tweets, and please uninstall now until a public release. Frash is not ready for public consumption."
07-09-2010, 01:24 AM #4
I wouldn't say that it is frash that is killing your battery. I have it running on my iPad and it runs absolutely fine. (as well as can be expected anyway with it being unfinished) I have had no battery issues either.
07-09-2010, 10:47 AM #5
Hello all... I am one of the people that installed frash as well but I seem to be having lots of problems with it. A lot of websites just aren't finishing their loads so I get lots of flash errors. I guess I'll have to wait it out for an improved version.
But how do I remove frash from the ipad. I went into var>mobile and removed the frash folder but frash is still trying to load flash content through frash. Any ideas?
07-09-2010, 10:11 PM #6
i uninstalled it through cydia, go manage > packages and look in there.
07-15-2010, 09:09 AM #7
I've had it installed for about a week or so now. No battery problems here. And even though it's not extremely polished, it's still amazing. I haven't spent multiple hours using a flash site but it's definitely a nice thing to have for web browsing.
07-15-2010, 12:08 PM #8
Go into ifile and search for frash once you see the files select all the files that say frash and delete them reboot your device and your good to go.
07-15-2010, 04:19 PM #9
07-15-2010, 04:47 PM #10
Cydia wont do the job.
07-15-2010, 04:55 PM #11
it did for me.
edit: to be sure cydia had removed it cleanly, in ifile I did a hierarchy search of / for 'frash' and nothing came up.
Last edited by katmeef; 07-15-2010 at 04:59 PM.
07-20-2010, 01:41 AM #12
I suggest you guys just wait for frash to be released officially by comex intead of using leaks and suffering irreversible consequences. But it's your choice.