This ZDnet article says that a Wall Street Journal article, behind pay wall, quotes this dude Avi that the iPhone will have flash. (Check out Avi Greengart’s iPhone First Impressions article) If true that’s a really big deal. Independent phone app development via the Safari mini web browser could be really innovative.
I’m saving up the $ for a iPhone… but all this wait is giving me second thoughts. That Nokia N800 is might sweet looking. As far as independent app dev goes Nokia’s Linux based OS kicks Apple’s ass! (so far) The Maemo development community is diverse and successful. Check out all the applications already available for the Nokia 770 and 800.