This one is geared toward the PC world at the moment but the implications to Macs (and iPhones) are pretty clear. It appears that Adobe will be releasing a version of Flash in the coming weeks that makes use of a computer’s GPU to accelerate Flash. In this case, they are NVIDIA ION chips that . Any Apple user not living in a cave will think two things upon hearing this information:
1. "Hey, that sounds familiar. Isn’t that what Snow Leopard’s OpenCL is doing? Why not just program Flash to use now Leopard’s GPU optimizations?"
2. "Flash really needs some optimizations so it stops killing my machine when I hit a complex Flash-based banner ad. "
There’s some obvious advantages to GPU optimizations
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