Posts Categorized: Flash

People this confused might want to look for another line of work…

Quoting Ben Charny from Apple appears to be making room on the iPhone for flash memory, which means an end to Apple’s standoff with Adobe that’s kept iPhones from easily viewing a plethora of Internet videos… You know, confusing hardware (flash memory) with software (Adobe Flash) like this is the kind of mistake one… Read more »

YouTube Videos in H.264 for AppleTV (& iPod & iPhone?)

Steve Jobs’ announcement at All Things D that YouTube would be supported on AppleTV has lead to comments by Apple’s David Moody at Moody said that YouTube will soon be encoding videos in the H.264 streaming-efficient compression format preferred by Apple TV, and that all new videos submitted to YouTube as of the mid-June… Read more »

Adobe Buys Macromedia

So Adobe’s buying Macromedia. Interesting. From a customer’s perspective, these two companies seem very different, but they also share qualities. Both companies enjoy natural monopolies which no one seems to especially mind (unlike Everyone’s Favorite Monopolist). Macromedia delivers upgrades on a cycle that seems driven more by the calendar than by code-readiness. By contrast, Adobe… Read more »