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22 10, 2010

The HTML5 plot thickens… Apple bans Flash

By |October 22nd, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Apple has decided to stop shipping Flash pre-installed on their devices beginning with the newly released MacBook Air. No one was really sure what to expect when news broke that the MacBook Air didn’t come with Flash out of the box. There were a lot of cool things to ship along with the MacBook Air: the higher resolution displays, the USB restore drive, the solid state memory… but those pale in comparison to the potential political statement they’re making by removing Flash. [...]

22 10, 2010

Adobe reveals a switchable HTML5 video player

By |October 22nd, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The HTML5/Flash battle between Apple and Adobe has been anything but pretty ever since Steve Jobs wrote his Thoughts on Flash article in April. Adobe responded in May with an ad campaign that targeted Apple’s closed ideologies. Ever since then, both companies have kept relatively quite on the matter until Wednesday when Apple decided to ship the new MacBook Air without Flash pre-installed. It comes as no surprise that Adobe would come back with a much more “open” standard fo [...]

31 01, 2010

Apple removes fake Flash ads from the iPad promotional video

By |January 31st, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , |

Remember the speculative post we wrote about the fact that the iPad is showing Flash content in Apple's promotional video? Well, it's been replaced with a non-Flash version that shows the infamous blue lego. It appears as though we're never going to see Flash on the iPad, iPhone or iPod touch... especially with Steve's comments from the Apple town hall meeting. We're not terribly disappointed with Apple's decision to avoid Flash... we're more disappointed with the fact that most sites are using [...]

31 01, 2010

The future of Apple according to Steve Jobs

By |January 31st, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Mac Rumors has a great post outlining some things that Steve said to the Infinite Loop Apple employees this past week. Two independent sources have confirmed that the following bullets are topics that were discussed in the town hall meeting: Steve was very candid about their relationship with Google. He explained that Apple didn't get into the search business, Google came into the phone business. He's obviously not very happy about the situation and as a result... we're going to get better softw [...]