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Apple iPad Promotional Material Updated to Remove Flash Content, Adobe iPad Porn Fail Removed from TheFlashBlog

And 9to5mac finally puts to bed the does-iPad-support-Flash flood they kicked off yesterday by noting Apple and their advertising agency have updated promotional videos and images on Apple.com to properly reflect the lack of Adobe Flash support on the iPad, including the blue lego bricks of plugin fail we iPhone users are so used to.

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Adobe Flash Blog on iPad/iPhone -- Bad for Games, TV, News... and Porn!

TheFlashBlog's Lee Brimelow, Platform Evangelist at Adobe "focusing on the Flash, Flex, and AIR developer communities" has put up a series of iPad mockups highlighting a wide range of web sites all showing the blue lego brick of Flash plugin fail -- and they feature the range of games like Farmville, news sites like CNN, TV sites like Hulu, and online porn like... well, you get the idea.

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UPDATED: iPad Displaying Adobe Flash in Apple Publicity Videos? Wait, What?

UPDATE: 9to5mac followed up and found out they were hi-res mockup/optimized pages used for the promotional material. Likely NO Flash.

TiPb assumed, for reasons we've written about ad nauseum infinitum, that there was no way Apple's new iPad would include Adobe's Flash plugin, yet 9to5mac has been analyzing the publicity videos and claims in them Flash there be:

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Apple to Developers: Start Developing Your iPad Apps Today... with iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta (Sigh)

Apple has sent a note out to iPhone and iPod touch developers encouraging them to start developing iPad apps today... with the iPhone 3.2 SDK beta (!)

iPhone SDK 3.2 beta is now available to all iPhone Developer Standard and Enterprise Program Members from the iPhone Dev Center.

The iPhone Dev Center also provides additional resources including the iPad Programming Guide, iPad Human Interface Guidelines, Preparing Universal Applications, and sample code.

Log in to the iPhone Dev Center and start developing innovative applications for iPad today.

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Jobs to Mossberg: iBooks Same Price as Amazon, iPad 140hrs to Music, Save as iWork Pages as Word Doc

The godfather of tech columnists, Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal, got some face time with Steve Jobs at the iPad launch and Boom Town's Kara Swisher was there with the shaky cam!

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Former Facebook for iPhone Developer Joe Hewitt Says iPad "Everything He's Been Wishing For"

Joe Hewitt, who developed the awesome Facebook 3.0, but controversially (and some would say detrimentally) left the iPhone platform before Facebook 3.1 over the App Store review process, has come out extremely positively about the iPad:

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iPad Uses Micro-SIM for 3G. What is it and Will the 4th Gen iPhone Get It?

The 3G version of the iPad is unlocked, so if your carrier supports micro-SIM, it should "just work". Wait... what? Steve Jobs dropped the micro-SIM comment so matter-of-factly during the iPad introduction that it took us a moment to process -- Micro-SIM, aka 3FF or 3rd generation SIM card. Yeah, don't have one of those, and neither does any iPhone. Awkward...!

PCMag's Sacha Seagan fills us in:

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Apple iPad UI -- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Sebastiaan de With of Cocoia has posted another of his UI roundups, this time focusing on Apple's evolution of the iPhone interface in the form of the brand new iPad.

He notes the expanded icon size of 72x72, and as-yet-unused 64 and 320 versions, along with more "earthy" metaphors, and since he designed the one for Classics, weighs in on the very similar looking iBooks.

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Apple iBooks App to be US-only at Launch? What About iPhone-also?

Stop us if you've heard this one before -- Apple rolls out a new form of media, like say iBooks e-books, for their iTunes/iPod/iPhone/now iPad ecosystem, and it's initially only available in the US.

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Apple A4 iPad Chipset = ARM Multicore Cortex A9 + Mali 50 GPU

According to Bright Side of the News, it turns out that newly spun Apple A4 system-on-a-chip that debuted alongside the iPad does indeed pack more punch than the Sammy in the iPhone 3GS:

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