No Flash on iPhones

So something that a lot of people talk about and we as developers are very aware of is the fact that you can’t run Flash websites or elements on iPhones.

Everybody seems to just take it for granted but have you ever thought about why that is?

The more trusting of us might just assume that for whatever technical reason it isn’t possible whilst the more suspiciously minded of us may suspect some more corporate reason involving financial strategy and ulterior motives on Apple’s part.

I’m an Apple fan. I like their products, I think they make good technology and present it beautifully and I can see where the extra money you spend compared to Windows or alternative options goes.

However I’m still always suspicious of giant corporations who wield so much power they can change the whole dynamics of a market. So back to Flash… Flash is very good for games. If you could run Flash on your iPad/iPhone then you wouldn’t need to buy so many apps.

If the iPhone ran Flash then people would be designing games (and other sorts of apps) in Flash specifically with iPhone use in mind and could sell them to you directly from their own websites. That would cut Apple out of the equation completely and their 30% that they currently take from every app sold.

The ideas presented here are opinions not necessarily facts but it seems to have worked out well for Apple anyway!

New Carciofino site

It might seem a bit bizarre that I’m writing a post on the website about the new website being live.

After all if you are reading this then you are already here – so you already know!

Well not necessarily and that’s the point. Yes if you are reading this on the website then you must have noticed it but part of the value of this is in sharing content to other users via the social networking sites and so forth.

So please feel free to use any of the social networking icons below to share this content with your network and make them aware of the free information that we will be offering on this site.

It should be of interest to any small to medium sized business or anyone else looking to grow their presence online or utilise their website as a business tool.