27 Responses

  1. Hello Kitty
    Hello Kitty July 11, 2011 at 2:43 pm |

    I hate being shoveled over to an app. Bothers me.

  2. stacey
    stacey July 11, 2011 at 2:44 pm |

    Took the words right out of my mouth. If I WANT to use an app.. I go to the app store.

  3. Phil
    Phil July 11, 2011 at 2:46 pm |

    Agreed – I know I could see more using my iPad and honestly don’t care if Apple adds flash or not. I expect sites to accommodate me if they want me.

  4. T. Mitchell
    T. Mitchell July 11, 2011 at 2:46 pm |

    Uh huh. Pretty much sums that up.

  5. sharon
    sharon July 11, 2011 at 2:47 pm |

    I have had my ipad for over a year now and it’s the only thing I use. So if I cant use a site I move on. I wonder how many of me there are now?

  6. Melissa
    Melissa July 11, 2011 at 2:48 pm |

    I don’t know about this. I have been using flash on sites for years and think that if someone wants to see my site.. they should get the tools.

  7. Frank L
    Frank L July 11, 2011 at 2:49 pm |

    Being an online retailer I can relate to this. We actually took out all flash based tools that might prevent or delay a sale. We do want an app but we want it to be users choice.

  8. Murray
    Murray July 11, 2011 at 2:58 pm |

    I only have an iTouch so far. I actually prefer to surf using Safari than use aps to view stores etc. Apps are fun for games and actual workhorse apps, but I don’t want one to surf a scaled down site. One of the reasons I got this was so I could surf on over to any site.. anytime.

  9. Colpton M
    Colpton M July 12, 2011 at 8:00 pm |

    Hi! I have an IPAD and I am frustrated at the amount of sites that use flash. I don’t want an app either, I want to surf the site. I encourage all new site makers to bypass that if they can. I am not going to buy a new device.. I love the IPAD so .. the only way I’ll buy anything on those sites is by surfing them. I am able to use Facebook with it. Sure they have an app but you can just surf it and its great. The screen is big,.. why reduce myself to an app?

  10. Tamara
    Tamara July 12, 2011 at 8:01 pm |

    Sigh, I am so sick of having to use apps when I paid for a large screen in order to just surf. I love my Ipad so.. I just use sites that work now and forget the rest.

  11. Mackenzie
    Mackenzie July 12, 2011 at 8:02 pm |

    Agreed. This is not a tiny screen, show me the website.

  12. Gauge M
    Gauge M July 12, 2011 at 8:03 pm |

    Yessiree! I’m not getting pushed around. I spend good cash out there and anyone that wants it.. should consider making their site workable.

  13. Parker LM
    Parker LM July 12, 2011 at 8:05 pm |

    Remember when all sites had to accommodate old monitors … and they did. Well now they have to accommodate this.. and apps wont do. We bought bigger screens so we could surf no be treated like kids with ipods.

  14. Lisa
    Lisa July 15, 2011 at 10:29 pm |

    Awesome! About time someone got it.

  15. Wesley
    Wesley July 15, 2011 at 10:30 pm |

    I remember clients insisting their sit be visible to those old 640 x 480 screens, it’s always going to be up to the merchant to be seen by all or forfeit the sales.

  16. Kam
    Kam July 15, 2011 at 10:32 pm |

    Hot topic. Great perspective. Stellar style!

  17. Ben m.
    Ben m. July 15, 2011 at 10:34 pm |

    Loved this and the previous entries. Grabbed your RSS!

  18. Tayler
    Tayler July 26, 2011 at 4:49 pm |

    I don’t really care about flash being on my ipad and itouch. Sites that don’t change will just be replace in my favorites by other sites. There is never just ONE place selling what I need. 🙂

  19. Mackenzie
    Mackenzie July 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm |

    I have no need for flash, I’ve only ever missed out on a couple YouTube videos.. big deal.

  20. Robert
    Robert July 26, 2011 at 4:51 pm |

    I love apps that are made with me in mind, but I can’t stand apps that are clearly made to cover for lack of regular site functionality. I bought an Ipad for the big screen, I want to surf most of the time.

  21. Jeff
    Jeff July 26, 2011 at 4:52 pm |

    I bought the Ipad not even knowing it didn’t have flash but I can dig it. Why should major companies add plugins.. most of the web works fine without that and there are ways to do things now on sites using PHP. So skip the flash..

  22. Meg
    Meg July 26, 2011 at 4:53 pm |

    I love my Ipad.. I could care less if I ever see flash again.

  23. Pat Czepiel
    Pat Czepiel August 10, 2011 at 6:19 pm |

    Attractive section of content.

  24. Gerri
    Gerri September 1, 2011 at 6:32 pm |

    I liked your article on RIM too – berry good 😉

  25. Shane
    Shane October 18, 2011 at 5:48 pm |

    I simply agree.

  26. Hendricks
    Hendricks October 28, 2011 at 5:54 pm |

    Always good.

  27. Lise
    Lise February 20, 2012 at 8:10 pm |

    I don’t usually read much on the net but I really do love your work. I do not always agree with your views, but I just love the way you work out an entire piece. End to end great work. And I did agree 100 percent with this one~! I find most apps to be lacking and really do think my screen is big enough to surf sites.. so I don’t WANT to use an app.

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