Flash Player 101 on N1 video

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Dr.Drane, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. Dr.Drane

    Dr.Drane Well-Known Member
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  2. smitty24

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    Thats awesome. Hopefully they arent too far away from a final product.
     
  3. XM_JDM

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    One thing I loved on my Nokia N900 was flash. It was awesome. All sites were open to me, it was a true desktop experience. I cant wait for this on the Nexus 1
     
  4. 3rd-Geer

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    I may get ahold of this beta release....fingers crossed.
     
  5. mi_canuck

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  6. Sunflower1970

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    Does the N1 support HTML5?

    I would soo love it if I didn't have to use Flash any more. I use Ubuntu Linux on my computers at home and it always takes up a ton of CPU cycles which makes my laptop fan work overtime.
     
  7. mi_canuck

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    safari and chrome are said to use HTML5... dunno if that applies to the browser on the Nexus... however, keep in mind HTML 5 relies on H.264 for video... which the Nexus does support...
     
  8. NexusMMM

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    I think it's going to be a while before HTML5 takes the reigns away from Flash. It's easy to embed, lightweight, developers know how to use it and there are a ton of end user tools surrounding the environment.

    If anything, it's a bigger threat to Microsoft's Silverlight. Anyone with a Mac knows that Flash on OSX is pretty ugly and choppy. Silverlight is just beautiful on Mac and PC alike but it requires a pretty robust plug-in that doesn't make it very mobile platform friendly...
     
  9. ManMythLegend

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    Theyd be wise to have it out for the N1 Verizon launch.
     
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