Adobe has somewhat done this to themselves. They made it too easy for developers to write bad code on their platform. That said, they have also been on the receiving end of some bad luck in the form of some ad networks disallowing flash files on updated versions, hampering what efforts Adobe did make in that area. As well as web users' increasing reliance on search, while as we all know, Flash indexes poorly. All of this leads to a bad and somewhat deserved reputation.
I personally won't be buying any Apple products ever again. I will try to dissuade all my network from buying as well. For those that think this is just a problem for Adobe: "They came first for Adobe, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Flash developer. Then they came for the RIAs, and I didn't speak up because I didn't dev for Silverlight or Java. Then they came for me and by that time there was no one to speak up because they were all locked into proprietary platforms and I couldn't get my app to work because it had yet to be approved and my company lost a source of revenue and my blog had been filtered for content and..."