[Olpc-open] XO review
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Fri Nov 16 12:03:26 EST 2007
Yes, Flash needs optimization. Theora plays well on the XO.
Gstreamer runs in the browser by default; you can download and run a
separate Helix player activity as well.
On Nov 15, 2007 1:21 PM, John Kintree <jkintree at swbell.net> wrote:
> There is a new review of the XO laptop at:
> The review is mostly positive. The most disappointing thing for me was,
> "Flash is also a very processor-intensive application, especially Youtube
> videos. The video took much longer to load than it took to download, and
> the back of the laptop was getting quite hot. The video showed very
> noticable frame skip and audio stuttering was also obvious throughout the
> entire clip."
> Perhaps optimizations in the XO Flash player can improve things. While I
> sincerely hope to have a decent experience of viewing YouTube videos with my
> XO, Flash is not the only format for digital video. Are there other video
> formats, perhaps Theora, that play well on the XO?
> John Kintree
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