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Those cute greeting cards that play a little tune seemed high-tech 20 years ago, but now an advertising campaign has taken the embedded tech idea to a whole new level. The ad, in this week's Entertainment Weekly magazine, has a screen that displays a live video feed, and it's powered by a complete working Android cellphone buried between the pages of the magazine.
There's always been a silent alternative to the apps that Apple peddles by way of its App Store: Flash. Don't worry — we're not going to beat that dead horse. Long story short, Apple doesn't support it, but the format the company does, HTML5, may give developers a new way to circumvent Apple — and the cut the company takes.