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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Gnash FTW!
by spiderman on Thu 6th May 2010 08:57 UTC
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2008-10-23

AFAIK, the Gdium netbook (MIPS) does run Flash lite. I believe Gnash does a pretty good job anyway. Works pretty well with youtube and dailymotion.

Silversight? WTF? Who use Silversight? Who has even silversight installed?

Edited 2010-05-06 09:06 UTC

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RE: Gnash FTW!
by stabbyjones on Thu 6th May 2010 22:01 in reply to "Gnash FTW!"
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2008-04-15

Silversight? WTF? Who use Silversight? Who has even silversight installed?


The majority of people using windows?

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RE: Gnash FTW!
by phoenix on Thu 6th May 2010 22:09 in reply to "Gnash FTW!"
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2005-07-11

Silversight? WTF? Who use Silversight? Who has even silversight installed?


Everyone who wanted to watch the winter olympics online, for starters. Everyone who uses Netflix video on demand for second. Anyone who wanted to watch the live "Me to We" conference in Vancouver. Anyone accessing some other education-related conferences in BC.

Silverlight, unfortunately, is out there, and on some heavily-used sites.

We get frequent calls about why schools can't access some online content ... since those sites run Silverlight, and the Moonlight plugin just can't handle it. ;)

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RE: Gnash FTW!
by xaoslaad on Sat 8th May 2010 13:58 in reply to "Gnash FTW!"
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2006-03-07

Netflix subscribers using the Watch Instantly feature use Silverlight. That's just one place I can think of.

As for gnash, does it work with pandora.com yet? Last time I tried it resulted in epic fail, but that was admittedly almost two years ago and I'm sure they've made improvements...

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