Porn driving innovation again

vhsby Marta Crowe

Why porn and the iPad are key for HTML5
[Via MacDailyNews]

“Apple’s move to ban Adobe Flash from its iOS has opened a huge window for any technology that can deliver a top-notch multimedia experience on the iPad and other Apple gadgets,” Colin Gibbs reports for GigaOM. “Porn purveyors are starting to tilt the balance in favor of HTML5.”

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VHS is thought to have become the standard videocassette format over Betamax because it was embraced by the porn industry. Now it may be behind a big push to HTML5 especially since there will be no porn apps at the App store.