Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th May 2010 18:29 UTC
Google At the Google I/O conference, Google just held its second keynote address, which focussed on Android. The talk was held by Vic Gundotra, and he unveiled a number of new features coming in Android 2.2 "Froyo", as well as some features coming in Froyo+1. The main theme of the entire keynote? Openness and choice, and a whole bucketload of not-so-subtle jabs at Apple. I'd like to apologise upfront for a possible lack of critical notes in this article - I'm still handing out the brownie points to Google for yesterday.
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RE[3]: another bad flash beta
by vaette on Thu 20th May 2010 21:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: another bad flash beta"
vaette
Member since:
2008-08-09

Beta demos often miss stuff, as long as people don't go out of their way of reading meaning into the details I think it is better than companies being all secretive. Relax and wait, you will have plenty of opportunity to complain about Flash on Android once released if it turns out bad ;)

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RE[4]: another bad flash beta
by robojerk on Thu 20th May 2010 21:25 in reply to "RE[3]: another bad flash beta"
robojerk Member since:
2006-01-10

I'm just concerned about how annoying the flash ads will be. Thank god Fennec is coming to Android so I can hopefully block them.

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RE[5]: another bad flash beta
by vaette on Thu 20th May 2010 22:44 in reply to "RE[4]: another bad flash beta"
vaette Member since:
2008-08-09

Well, I have some bad news for you about HTML5... Ads will become far more annoying and much harder to block. It is really one of those vaguely comical things that people seem to miss, they talk about poor performance and annoyance of flash overuse, but seem to somehow miss that once we get animated HTML5 sites with all the bells and whistles they will be just as annoying for much the same reasons. It is not like the HTML5 stuff has really ímpressed with high performance or anything, quite the opposite.

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