Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 6th May 2010 07:54 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems In 2009 ARM showed off prototype netbooks "capable of driving HD content, can surf the web for 8 hours, and will cost round and about 250 USD". Yet still, none have made it to the market. Why do you think this is so? Because ARM signed a deal with Adobe in 2008 to bring Flash and AIR to the ARM architecture, a promise they will finally deliver later this year. And you wonder why Apple won't have Flash on the iPhone when it can hold back an entire product category for two years.
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RE: Stupid strategy.
by jabjoe on Thu 6th May 2010 14:11 UTC in reply to "Stupid strategy."
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I think the problem is just "normal" users who might not understand, and then bad mouthing it long after the issue is resolved. It is stupid, sell it to non-normal users until it's ready for normal users! The non-normal users might even help you in getting it ready for normal users. I just don't get why these things didn't come out years ago.

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