“First, there’s Open… Rather than use Flash, Apple has adopted HTML5…” — and CSS3, SVG, and HTML5 have indeed provided most of the capabilities that once were Flash’s domain.
“Third, there’s reliability, security and performance.” — which is really three things, each of which Flash has an outstandingly poor track record with.
“Fourth, there’s battery life.”
“Fifth, there’s Touch. ¶ Flash was designed for PCs using mice, not for touch screens using fingers. For example, many Flash websites rely on ‘rollovers’…”