by Elias Shams
Blogging this post from Heathrow Airport, London as waiting for my flight to head back to my Awesome Washington, DC.
Referring to one of my earlier posts, most likely, iPad will be like your hot partner you won’t be able to shag. I was just reading this new article in one of my favorite coffee shop at Heathrow about iPad battery life time down to 1.5 hours from 10 hours if using Flash. Why didn’t Apple disclose such critical information before the launch of iPad last month? Does Steve Jobs have a dark side? It’s hard to believe a guy like him had no previous knowledge of getting Flash to work on iPad would significantly reduce iPad’s battery life.
I am not really a Microsoft fan, but, funny how Apple busted Microsoft’s balls for telling people to update their PCs with the release of Vista. It sounds like Apple is becoming the new Microsoft, Microsoft has already become the old IBM. And, of course, IBM is still IBM. Perhaps, lack of support for Flash in iPad was just Apple’s Trojan horse strategy hoping to achieve one the following:
a) Either, to get the entire market to dump Adobe’s Flash for HTML5, a new version of the programming language that will enable websites to stream video and display rich graphics without Flash.
b) Or, to get people continue buying from iTunes. If iPad had Flash, people would listen to music, watch TV, play games not created or sold by Apple. It sucks, but he’s not going to risk losing all of that revenue. Read more…