Archive | May 13th, 2010

Hulu has no plans to abandon Flash anytime soon as VP explains shortcomings of HTML 5

13. May 2010

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Hulu today rolled out a number of welcome improvements to its already great video streaming service. Some of the tweaks include a bigger playback screen, more on-point content recommendations, and adaptive bitrate streaming. In a blog post (since removed) outlining some of Hulu’s new features, Hulu VP Eugene Wei took some time to explain why […]

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iPad to be available at Wal-Mart later this year

13. May 2010

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Bloomberg reports that Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, may soon join the Apple Store and Best Buy as the only places where consumers can purchase an iPad in person. In a telephone interview with the financial site, Wal-Mart’s senior VP of entertainment Gary Severson said, “We anticipate being able to have the iPad later this […]

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Steve Jobs addresses lack of Mac design awards at WWDC

13. May 2010

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Despite a number of critics predicting that Apple’s strict control over the iPhone platform would drive developers into the open and welcoming arms of Android, iPhone development appears to be as strong as ever. Apple’s upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, for example, sold out in just 8 days – a new record. By way of comparison, […]

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Apple exploring deeper Facebook integration in iPhone OS 4

13. May 2010

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Citing a plugged-in source in the mobile industry, Dan Frommer of Business Insider reports that Apple is planning to integrate a number of Facebook features into its upcoming iPhone OS 4 update. The features, if indeed on Apple’s agenda, would most likely be introduced at this year’s WWDC event scheduled to kick off on June […]

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Adobe addresses Apple in new ad campaign as Adobe co-founders publish open letter

13. May 2010

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Unless Adobe releases some sort of magical version of Flash that all of a sudden runs swimmingly on mobile devices, you can bet your bottom dollar that Apple will┬ánever support it on the iPhone or the iPad. Hell, even if mobile Flash becomes robust and extremely popular, Apple will still probably choose not to support […]

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“Lots and lots of blogs does not replace lots and lots of sales.”

13. May 2010

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison explains that the $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun was a talent grab, and in no way an effort snatch up the “vision” of Sun CEO, and regular blogger, Jonathan Schwartz. The underlying engineering teams are so good, but the direction they got was so astonishingly bad that even they couldn’t succeed. […]

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Apple unveils new iPad commercial, pays tribute to the Newton in the process

13. May 2010

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Apple on Wednesday night unveiled a brand new iPad ad titled, “What is iPad?” Dare we say that it’s by far the best iPad ad to date. Quick shots, vibrant color, and a great tagline to finish things off – “It’s already a revolution, and it’s only just begun.” Not only is the commercial great, […]

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