Tag Archive: iPad

Feb 18 2010

Adobe Fights Back With AIR

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In an earlier blog post, I espoused that Apple’s preference of HTML5 over Adobe Flash would likely change how video is streamed online.  While this may still be true, a deeper look into Adobe’s AIR programming foundation reveals that the answer is not so simple.  In readdressing this issue, the first thing I wanted to …

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Feb 06 2010

Why Apple is Changing Video (Simplified)

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The recent announcement that Apple’s iPad would not support Adobe’s Flash (the scripting behind video sites such as Hulu) irritated me a good bit at first.  I already know people who watch videos on iPhones; I could very easily see two or three people whipping out an iPad (in downtime on set? in an office …

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Jan 29 2010

Rise of the iPad, Fall of the Book

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I have two thoughts about the new Apple iPad.  Concerning its viability, I think that it will be hugely popular despite the widespread public disappointment that greeted its unveiling.  The iPhone was a technological (and ultimately social) game-changer, and most expected the iPad to follow suit.  The truth is that the iPad will instead be …

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