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Originally Posted by Gigalisk View Post
Even though i bought one, i wonder why they snubbed flash so bad?!
Because Flash is flat out terrible and inefficient. Even the most ardent apple-haters would agree. With smartphones and tablets soon to dominate internet consumption, flash is simply outdated.

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5. They should require Free Demos of every single app. I've wasted like $20 because I want what an app says it will do and then it doesn't do it. Oh look here's GoDocs, use Google Docs from your iPad, oh what it opens a safari session to docs.google.com. LAME.
I also hate buying worthless apps. I go by reviews and Youtube videos before I buy most of my apps, particularly expensive ones.

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Anyone who posts about ios not having flash is a tool.
Yup. If only they realized how a big of a deal it isn't.

Looking forward to the announcement. My wallet will be feeling the pain once this and the new MacBooks are debuted.
Edited by ForumViewer - 2/23/11 at 5:31pm
 
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post #52 of 149
I really want one, mainly because I am a big comic reader and I want digital copies.

But a jump in resolution (which post people aren't predicting) would be nice.
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post #53 of 149
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Because Flash is flat out terrible and inefficient. Even the most ardent apple-haters would agree. With smartphones and tablets soon to dominate internet consumption, flash is simply outdated.

...
I believe the HTML5 and Silverlight hits are almost the same. It has more to do with the content and less that it is Flash. Has anyone seen any concrete comparisons between the different options?
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Why do they need a 2 so fast? Come on.
Because they are fenced in. They can't woo new customers so they have to put their existing customer base in a cannabilistic market share death roll.
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That's the mute button????
Yup. The first thing I jailbreaked was switching it back to orientation. That's how much I hate it.
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Interested to see what goes on.
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This is good news for my dad. His work is buying him an ipad soon as the new model comes out. He wanted to wait for it after I told him to wait.
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I was at an apple store last weekend and my sister was like: "junk can't play flash" and I walked over and fired up you tube. Is that not flash? Am I confused or something cause it worked great. BTW lol at the 27" iPad video.
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I was at an apple store last weekend and my sister was like: "junk can't play flash" and I walked over and fired up you tube. Is that not flash? Am I confused or something cause it worked great. BTW lol at the 27" iPad video.
Youtube app is different than playing youtube in the browser. My phone does both. With no lag.
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lol at all the sheep. Apple has a "new and improved" iDevice every 6 months
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