This is a discussion on Ipad works with flash??? within the iPad General Discussions forums, part of the Apple iPad Discussions category; Originally Posted by Superbike81 Originally Posted by MarkK I think 'flawlessly' isn't quite the right term here. I have friends with Android-tablets who always complain ...
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It is a good thing that Apple don't have flash. It gives an edge to it's competitors ( Android) that do have flash running without problem.
That way Apple wouldn't dominate the market. Compation is good with lowering prices and bringing advanced technology.
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HOWEVER, there are quite a few sites that Flash videos do not work. Notably any major network's site (FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS) all have episodes of your favorite TV shows that are flash-based but don't work with Safari on the iPad. Though I haven't tried Skyfire and it's claims to play "most" flash videos, it's a bit promising that we can at least see some flash videos, no? I definitely was hesitant to get the iPad when I found out it didn't support flash, but the fact is that flash videos can and do work!
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Last edited by DaveSt; 02-11-2011 at 08:23 AM.
Yeah it's prob a good thing not to have flash like stated a ZILLION times. It dose not necessarily hinder my experience with my iPad. All I will say is when android first gained the power to do flash I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT. Yeah bat dies faster, just like when you play a game heavy on iPad ie. Infinity blade kills my bat. And my nexus one never overheated using flash maybe when it's charging and using flash I could see that. (sub 1ghz phones might def overheat) But once flash is there there is no corner of the Internet you can't go too. It's the full experience of the web. The reason i see flash NOT being a big problem on iPad because there are many of other ways to get media on there apps/formatting and putting it on there yourself.
I would love flash on there natively but for now sky fire does all the heavy lifting that it can do for those flash hungry people. Or use a full fledge desktop/laptop if needed.
Just kill me. Kill me now.. Beat me to death with one of these over priced (and/or) under spec'ed "wonder" andriod devices which can play flash (unless you buy a motorola zoom in which case you'll need get your 3G subscription before you can use even your OWN wifi if BestBuy is to be believed) and If it doesn't fall to bits first.
Last edited by Prasius; 02-11-2011 at 09:59 AM.
The Xoom is expensive, but it was expected to be expensive from the beginning. Anyone who speculated a cheaper price was dreaming. Its specifications are MUCH better than the comparable $720 iPad in every way. Besides, you are basing your entire opinion of the newest generation of Honeycomb tablets on the price of the first one to market?
Oh and that policy about getting a 3G data plan to activate Wi-Fi, yes I agree it's stupid, it's just a way that the cell phone company can get a little money out of the deal as well. But you only have to pay one month and then never again. I don't think that policy will hold up though for long.
Fall to bits? Even the cheapest China made knockoff tablets don't simply fall to bits.
Give it a couple months, let the companies who aren't tied to cell phone providers release their tablets, they will be cheaper. Also the Wi - Fi only Xoom should be coming along soon anyways.