Switched On: Apple’s brash Flash clash rehash

“For all the attention on the love-hate relationship between Apple and Microsoft, there’s another software superpower with which Apple is increasingly butting heads, Adobe.”

So, the upshot of the article is that AppleTV and iPhone are in a weaker position because they don’t support Flash. Yet, YouTube is converting it’s library of video to h.264 in order to be compatible with AppleTV. Oh, and we all get better video quality as a byproduct.

Apple choses not to support Flash and the Internet begins switching from Flash to a better standard. Where does the ‘weak’ part come in again??


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