Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 28th Jan 2010 17:29 UTC
Web 2.0 Wolfire writes: "Today, Apple announced the new iPad and humbly claimed that there will be a "gold rush" of native apps for the App Store. Sure, but what I find more interesting is that Apple also ironically created the most promising open web app platform, which may eventually undermine the App Store itself. [...] The iPad is the first mainstream device which combines all of the following factors: reasonably powerful hardware, a (potentially) huge user base, a mature WebKit implementation, and constant 3G internet capabilities. All the dominoes are in place, and I think that the iPad will knock the first one down."
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by dctanner on Fri 29th Jan 2010 21:37 UTC
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There's always going to be a format war for video online - or at least I hope there is, to keep pushing the formats forward. That's why, Kroc, your work on video for everyone is going to be the way forward. This only covers our playback though.

I'm very interested in seeing how the advertising industry reacts to the lack of Flash support. My hope is that it shifts the industry's attention to html5 and css - where it should be moving!

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