Apple hurting Adobe?
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If Apple was 100 or even 70% of the Tablet Market and were the only real makers then Adobe could possibly have grounds. I don't think anti-trust the issue. It could more likley be a spat about contractual or implicitate agreements regarding the use of Adobe CS tools creating iPhoneOS Apps. It's not like they have banned everything Adobe, I count 4 apps.
It would be nice to see the inter-office communication on how (if at all) the two companies are working things out. Clearly if lidigation is being considered the process isn't going in a direction Adobe likes. (I wouldn't either if one of my big features of an up coming product was killed before it even launched
Is this gracious of Apple? Hardly, they are playing hard ball the way Microsoft used to does with their Xbox. Now if Apple bans other kinds of Ad placement and demands that developers use iAds or nothing... then that will have more the likely crossed a line. Not that I see Apple doing that, it would hurt the "free" app line to much.
Last edited by Dorje; 04-13-2010 at 04:29 PM.
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04-13-2010 04:24 PM
The only way I could see for Adobe to sue, would be to say that Apple is trying to restrict trade. Since Apple has the smart phone top dog spot, it can be a lot like the lawsuites against MS for their IE default. Howeve, it will be a tough sell.
What really bothers me is the way that everything that comes out in computers is immediately involve in a legal hassle due to the antiquated patent system. That there are companies that have more lawyers than technicians, is wrong. What it means is that the small group has no chance to make a killer invention. Apple would never happen today because fifteen lawyers would steal any profits or potential.
Easy. When I run Flash on 15" MBP for any length of time both fans start running at 5,000 rpm and above. That tells me mucho heat is being developed.
Originally Posted by CaptKirk
I still don't see flash going away any time soon. They are continuing to advance the stability and capabilities of flash. It's only an issue on mobile devices. A lot of companies will have separate mobile sites, so the rich flash content can stay on the full site. Our company has a very successful web product that is an online flash application. It is very stable and our customers are very happy with it. We will not be converting it to html5. As it is now, it can't be completely replicated in html5. We are looking into a scaled back mobile version, but that's as far as we will be going with it.
The beauty of flash is that it is platform independent - which is part of apple's issue. They want apps to be exclusively developed for them. With flash, you can make one app and deploy it for windows mobile, iPhone, android, palm, etc. That is not in Apple's best interest.