[X4U] iPad news

Conlon Brett brettnlis at bigpond.com
Fri Jan 29 14:57:25 PST 2010

They shoulda left it to Macromedia!  ;-D

You know, that's the first time I've heard the reason for why no Flash  
on iPhones.


On 30/01/2010, at 9:51 AM, Christopher Collins wrote:

> Apple won't allow Adobe's CPU hogging Flash on their mobile devices  
> due to battery and performance concerns.
> Can you blame them considering the problems Flash creates on Mac OS X?
> I'd rather see more HTML5 or some other solution to the Flash problem.
> Flash sites cause me more problems that I care to list on both  
> Windows and Mac.
> Considering they got PDF so correct, how could Adobe screw up Flash  
> (and Shockwave) so badly?
> cjc
> On 30/01/2010, at 9:34 AM, Zane H. Healy wrote:
>> I think the most important of these is the lack of flash support.  
>> Does anyone know why this is?  The lack of multitasking could be a  
>> benefit to the underpowered CPU.  What is the problem with the LED  
>> screen?  As for the camera, I've mixed views on that.
>> Are they complaining about the virtual keyboard?  At least I think  
>> I've seen that it includes one.  I'd personally want to try it  
>> prior to complaining about it!
>> Zane
>> At 11:13 PM +0100 1/29/10, Paul Moortgat wrote:
>>> In a newspaper in Belgium is an article about the iPad.  It's  
>>> called "The flop of the year."
>>> They'll wait for iPad2.  Their complaints: Flash, multitasking,  
>>> Led screen, no camera, virtual keyboard.
>>> Paul Moortgat
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