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Never heard of it. I'm not saying every single website on the internet will support HTML5, but most popular websites do.
Dude, Newgrounds IS popular. Most of the cool internet memes sprang from the site, like EgoRaptor's Awesome Series. It hosts various Flash content - from animated series to games.
Edited by jjsoviet - 10/11/11 at 2:39pm
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Dude, Newgrounds IS popular. Most of the cool internet memes sprang from the site, like EgoRaptor's Awesome Series. It hosts various Flash content - from animated series to games.
If you say so. I've literally never even heard of it before now. I've also never heard of EgoRaptor...? Neither hear nor there. I'm also not remotely into anime or other stuff like that.
 
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If you say so. I've literally never even heard of it before now. I've also never heard of EgoRaptor...? Neither hear nor there. I'm also not remotely into anime or other stuff like that.
Wut

Newgrounds existed like, around 10 years ago and still going strong. This was and is still the portal of Flash-related content on the web. And EgoRaptor? Watch this:

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post #34 of 47
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Dude, Newgrounds IS popular. Most of the cool internet memes sprang from the site, like EgoRaptor's Awesome Series. It hosts various Flash content - from animated series to games.
"Newgrounds is a website for people who love to make Flash games and movies and those who love them. The focal point of NG is the Flash Portal, where users submit their homemade games and movies so that other users may view and critique them."


So you pick a website whose sole purpose is for making Flash games as an example.......classic.

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"Newgrounds is a website for people who love to make Flash games and movies and those who love them. The focal point of NG is the Flash Portal, where users submit their homemade games and movies so that other users may view and critique them."


So you pick a website whose sole purpose is for making Flash games as an example.......classic.

So you're dismissing a Flash-heavy site because iOS can't support it?

If you want a more fair comparison, try pulling full desktop versions of popular websites, and not just iPad-optimized ones. We'll see which platform browser renders websites more completely.

I uninstalled Flash 11 and see if desktop sites still fully load. Turns out a lot still use embedded Flash videos - sports sites, tech blogs, news sites.
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Here's the problem with the Comscore study: it reads the user agent string of browsers, so internet traffic will be skewed towards iPads because their Safari browsers are immediately detected as, well, iPads. On Android tablets, the UA string can be changed to be any of these presets: Tablet, Phone, iPad, Desktop, Custom. So if a lot of users are using the Desktop UA string (most do to properly render full websites), then these tablets cannot be counted.
Some iPad users will be using third party browsers with desktop UA's too
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Some iPad users will be using third party browsers with desktop UA's too
I'd guess most Ipad users don't even know there is an alternative browser...
 
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Some iPad users will be using third party browsers with desktop UA's too
So they can spoof the results just as much. Why not, man?
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I'd guess most Ipad users don't even know there is an alternative browser...
I'm pretty sure Atomic Browser is one of the top apps somewhere, so it'd probably be hard to miss. And yes, a lot wouldn't. But the same is true of droid slate users.
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So they can spoof the results just as much. Why not, man?
Huh?

I think it's hard for a test like this to be completely accurate, but it's still in the same ballpark, no?
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Huh?

I think it's hard for a test like this to be completely accurate, but it's still in the same ballpark, no?
I'm just confirming that the tests are very flawed since tablets on both sides can spoof the UA string anyway.

IMO, the tablet market isn't more than 90% iPad anymore. We have to take account competitors like the Galaxy Tab and Transformer which are selling very well, TouchPad gaining a boost due to the fire sale, etc. So I'd figure about 70-80% iPad domination right now. Still pretty damn big though. Maybe once Tegra 3 and ICS as well as Windows 8 slates start rolling out, that will decrease to 60-50% by the next 2 years. Just a really rough guesstimate, mind you.
Edited by jjsoviet - 10/11/11 at 4:50pm
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