Much is made of Apple’s controlled platform versus Google’s Android openomics. But In actuality Google’s model requires them to keep HTML 5 and H264 open across both platforms in order to preserve the ubiquity of search data and YouTube. Google preserving Flash on its platform buys them allegiance to a desktop model that is being replaced at the very moment as we’re switching to the streaming cloud. If we arrive at the ? Icon or click on an image to start a video that doesn’t work, we don’t blame Apple, we blame everybody else.
Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 at 12:33 pm