no flash and no multi-task support is a disappointment. However ppl need to realize that battery life has to be considered when it comes to how long the device can actually be on without a charge. Some of you might already know that flash is a resource intensive application that will drain the battery like no tomorrow. Even if the user avoids flash videos such as youtube its impossible to avoid the outrageous amounts of flash ads that are found on todays webpages. Todays webpages are bombered with flash ads that are integrated into the websites. Sooner or later the user will eventually get into one and by the time you know it, your battery life might be half gone within 2 hrs. And thats just Flash. Lets also pile up multi-tasking on top of that and you'll get an ipad that will barely last half the day. Obviously this is all speculation on my part and I'm pretty sure there are a lot of things that can be probably done to get around it (like maybe an OPTION to enable or disable flash or multitask support).