Contents Predictions of 2011 1.Flash-dropped 2.Print media -turning web based 3.Hardware-accelerated browsers -downsizing and downfalls 4.Television -not a good year with web tv 5.Location-based services -reminders based on location
Print Media continues to stay strong.
For example, The Times and the ipad-only Project Magazine are doing well.
Future for traditional print-based media companies moving onto the Web: Tablet Market!
iOS5 developed Newsstand feature that targeted popular magazines and print newspapers.
What is the future for traditional print-based media companies moving onto the Web?
-heavily focused on tablet market
People continue using smartphones and tablets instead of newspapers as well as magazines.
-1+ hour / day on mobile devices
-44 min / day on newspapers and magazines.
Usage dropped significantly within the last year
Developers are choosing to work with JQuery instead
It is a proprietary product, a disadvantage to JQuery's open source
Adobe, its program developer, ceased the use of Flash in mobile devices
Initially, it was created for the use of desktop internet browsing
Ceasing the development of the Flash Player for mobile web results in the overall elimination of Flash from all mobile devices
At this point, any new web projects should avoid using Flash at all
Evolution of TV
An increasing Integration of TV and Internet
TV shows incourage viewers to write in their thoughts on social media outlets such as Twitter.
Online coverage, like the British Royal Wedding and UFC fights, are broadcasted LIVE through websites like youtube and hulu .
Many popular sites allow users to watch the latest shows, movies, and more online at any time. Many of them for FREE.
Control TV anywhere anytime. From your television set to your smart phone, virtually eliminating the remote control.
Live Coverage Social Media Usage Apple TV
Little known secret: Most web browsers run what is known as hardware acceleration somewhere in the background.
The idea is to use something within the hardware to speed up the browser. But, in 2011 Amazon came up with a better idea: Cloud Acceleration .
There is one catch, however ...
Amazon's cloud acceleration isn't that fast...
But, only because there isn't enough web
content cached away. Stay tuned in 2012.
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