June 2011

Can i get streaming media? Pretty please?

Turns out, with the Motorola Xoom, the answer is no. Hulu. No. Lots of devices including the Nexus one. Really? the Nexus One has the hardware but the xoom doesn’t? Ok not lots. Far from lots. Hundreds of handsets and tablets on the market now, and 6 can run hulu. I retract “lots” I like my Xoom  a lot, i’ve invested good sizes bits of my $ to buying apps to make the device my go to tablet. I like the size, I like the form factor, I like the OS. But traveling with the Xoom (as I did to WWDC this year) is kind of the pits, unless I make sure to pre-load the device with downloaded content. Netflix. No. My understanding is that it’s largely to do with…

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My Thoughts on Adobe Abandoning Linux

So what.   I’m sure there’s lot’s of linux users out there, there’s also probably a lot of Pine users and Mac PPC owners, that doesn’t mean they matter. Linux folks are used to adversity and being an undervalued minority, so really nothing is changing for them. If they want AIR, let ’em compile their own.   Sorry folks, sometimes you have to cut bait and move on.  

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