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Iterate 13: Global Moxie

Iterate 6: Tapbots

iPad Live 74: Palpatine Tar-jay

Georgia, Rene, and Seth discuss Sprint getting and Target maybe losing iPad 2, Wonder about accessibility, and Windows 8 and Metro for tablets. This is iPad Live!

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Windows 8 tablets won't support Adobe Flash either?

Like Apple with iOS for iPhone and iPad, Microsoft appears to have no intention of supporting Adobe Flash or other web plugins in the upcoming IE 10 for Metro in Windows 8 tablets.

Running Metro style IE plug-in free improves battery life as well as security, reliability, and privacy for consumers. Plug-ins were important early on in the web’s history. But the web has come a long way since then with HTML5. Providing compatibility with legacy plug-in technologies would detract from, rather than improve, the consumer experience of browsing in the Metro style UI.

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Microsoft previews Windows 8 as desktop/tablet iPad rival

Yesterday Microsoft gave us a brief look at its next operating system, code named Windows 8. The operating system will be aimed at not only desktop and laptop PC systems but also the tablet market. Will Windows 8 deliver enough for a Windows Tablet to become a real competitor to the iPad and iOS?

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Iterate 3: Prototypes

Marc and Rene iterate through Firefox's UX presentation, Adobe's Expressive Web Beta, Facebook's recent design acquisitions, Retina Displays for Macs, the HIG, and talk with David Forgash of SourceBits. This is Iterate!

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