Adobe Demos Flash On HP’s Upcoming ‘Slate Device’; Takes A Dig At Apple

News | Friday March 5 2010 2:49 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

” in the fight for market share in the nascent tablet segment. A case in point is a recent demo video for HP Slate, which is scheduled to launch in the market later this year. In this video, Alex Tam from the Adobe Flash product marketing team demonstrates the capabilities of HP Slate in rendering Flash based content.
that Flash would bring down the iPad's battery life from 10 hours to a measly 1.5 hours, Tam asserts that hardware acceleration of H.264 encoded video on HP Slate ensures that users can watch ”
” of Flash based videos on the tablet without draining out the battery. Tam also emphasizes on the ubiquity of Flash on the web and HP Slate's ability to let users play Flash based games, watch videos and use AIR based desktop applications and thus enjoy the ”
” that they choose.
. Here is the full video:
The debate surrounding Flash on the tablet makes us wonder if the availability of Flash alone could give Tablet manufacturers like HP an edge over Apple 's iPad. What are your thoughts on this?

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