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http://www.businessinsider.com/motor...support-2011-2

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When Motorola's big Android tablet, the Xoom, launches this Thursday it will be missing one of its key selling points against an iPad.

According to a Verizon ad picked up at Engadget, the Xoom won't have Flash support until the spring of 2011.
Come on now, are they seriously banking on HTML5 this early in the game?
It won't end well....
post #2 of 26
doh!
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way to drop the only thing customers would buy your product instead of the ipad. :/
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That's just.... stupid. Stupid stupid move.
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XDA support will bring it in no time....really, all you have to do is download the app online (Or take the app from your phone) and sideload the apk.
Edited by Shadowclock - 2/21/11 at 9:40am
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Wow looks ill wait for spring to purchase any tablet.
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Wow... what a horrible move. I saw a Xoom in person, it's verrrry nice, and I'm not even into tablets. Then again, Flash support will be available this Spring, so it's not a big deal.
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post #8 of 26
even with flash, the xoom is an overpriced piece of junk. we won't see real competition until the ipad second gens are out. heck, the way things are going, we may have to wait until xmas
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I'll say this one more time:

Tablet PCs are useless toys.
    
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post #10 of 26
I don't know that I believe this. Flash support is there. I don't see them regressing. If true, it's dumb, but not suicidal. No worse than the rest of the XOOM marketing.

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Originally Posted by Spritanium View Post
I'll say this one more time:

Tablet PCs are useless toys.
I have a question. How many times did you use your graphics card for something more than a game? How many times did you use the fact that your processor was an i5 rather than a Pentium except for games? Many people here will say "never". Does that make them useless toys?
    
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