Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th May 2010 10:45 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless While most of us here on the OSNews team are proponents of HTML5, we're all fully aware that Flash serves an important role on the web today, and will most likely continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Flash has a rather spotty record when it comes to performance, and so far, hasn't been able to run well on mobile devices. It seems this is about to change, as an Adobe evangelist has showed off Flash 10.1 on Android 2.2 (Froyo) running on the Nexus One. And eerlijk is eerlijk, it looks pretty darn impressive, especially considering how far they've come.
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by Fettarme H-Milch on Tue 11th May 2010 14:19 UTC
Fettarme H-Milch
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2010-02-16

Linux still lags behind a bit, mostly due to the lack of hardware acceleration.


This simply does not make any sense at all.
1.) Any other playback software (VLC, Totem, ...) uses only half the CPU power of Flash without any GPU acceleration.

2.) Linux has GPU hardware acceleration: Vector graphic procedures can easily accelerated using OpenGL. Video decoding an be accelerated using the freedesktop.org standard VA-API that works with all major GPU vendors: http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/vaapi

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