Adobe just joined the likes of Google in employee love. Yes. Android phones are being given away to employees at Adobe for free.
Adobe announced on last Thursday that it would put a new version of Flash for Android on display. This version of Flash targets Froyo, which is Android 2.2. This can be Adobe’s move to clean sweep all iPhones from its compounds. After all, we know what Apple did to Adobe. Just the last month, Adobe had confirmed that it will not have flash for the iPhone anymore. This is the least Adobe could do in reply.
Though, coming to the serious talk, this is Adobe’s plan to make its employees (especially developers) familiar with Android as that is the next prospective platform that they will be targeting from now onwards. The phones will come with Flash pre-installed.
The exact model of the giveaway is not known though; it is speculated to be a Nexus One.
Adobe has over 8,600 employees and has refused to release any official statement on this. So, it is not even clear if the phone will go to all employees or just the ones working on Flash Player 10.1 for Android. However, I really liked this idea of free Android phone giveaways. It is kind of an attempt by companies to increase their Karma.