Remember Flash? No, not Rosco's dog on "The Dukes of Hazzard," I mean the video plugin. While it's still a pretty popular format for video on the web, Steve Jobs and Apple are changing the playing field once more.
Initially everyone thought Jobs was crazy for denying Flash on the new technology. (He really seemed to hate it. My theory was that maybe someone from Adobe slept with Jobs' wife or something) But it turns out he was right, Flash just isn't ideal for the hardware that would be running it.
Companies like Motorola and Research in Motion thought offering Flash on their devices would set them apart from Apple, but if things keep up the way they are, they may have to rethink that decision.