[LINK] iPad

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Thu Jan 28 16:59:51 AEDT 2010

On 28/01/2010, at 3:44 PM, Robin Whittle wrote:

> there's only one application allowed at a time, but I guess someone
> will get Linux running on it.

No more likely than the iPhone, and possibly less likely given the custom A4 chip.

iPhone OS 4.0 will most likely offer multi-tasking.

> I am glad it has no Adobe Flash.  Maybe this will reduce the use of
> this much over-rated and over-used format, though if a browser has
> it, it seems to be handy for video.  Is Quicktime a better
> alternative?  I frequently find it frustrating and unreliable on WinXP.

Ridiculously unreliable on Mac OS: there are interesting discussions on the political and technical reasons for excluding Flash on the web: most revolve around Apple not being happy for Adobe to have control.


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