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Flash lite on the iPhone

Nov 9, 2009 1:32:27 PM

Ran across this interesting post talking about why flash lite isn't on the iPhone. They list (from an unknown source at Reddit) a few of the reasons why Apple rejected flash lite for their iPhone with biggest issue being that  flash would suck the iPhone's battery dry in less than one hour. Not a good sign for anyone looking to use flash for their main user interface on a mobile / battery device. Plus it also points out, even if you aren't battery dependant, the load flash will put on your CPU.


Topics: UI development

Written by jpclarke

Jason has over 20 years of experience in the embedded field working in all areas from development to sales to marketing. A seasoned speaker, Jason lectures and delivers keynotes at industry forums around the globe.

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