01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Today at the Microsoft CES Keynote it was announced that the popular mobile game, Cut the Rope is now available to play on your web browser. All you have to do is access the Cut the Rope website with an HTML5 web browser – they recommended Internet Explorer 9, I tried it with Google Chrome which worked fine. I played through the first 9 levels available and I […]
12/14/2011, Most mapping services are available for free, but usually when they come with features like voice-guided, turn-by-turn directions, a price tag gets slapped on. But not with TeleNav’s latest offering. The company has announced today for developers: the launch of its first HTML5 browser-based, voice-guided, turn-by-turn GPS navigation service. This means that developers will be able to take full advantage of TeleNav’s mapping services to provide free voice-guided directions in […]
12/14/2011, Remember a while back we reported that EA was working on a new Command & Conquer game with an “Alliances” title? It turns out that the Alliances title had nothing to do with the Command & Conquer: Generals 2 announcement but will be a separate game instead. The game has been dubbed Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances and will be a browser based strategy game.
11/22/2011, YouTube’s HTML5 player has been around for quite some time now, but it’s still in its trial mode, with the player missing a number of features that are only present in the Flash player. Well it looks like the gap between the two players is starting to close right now. Reports online indicate that the HTML5 YouTube player now supports 1080p playback, native fullscreen playback, closed captioning, annotations and a […]
11/08/2011, TeleNav has just announced a new version of its automotive navigation platform – TeleNav Auto 2.0, which provides a whole new level of in-vehicle connectivity and tight integration to the phone, cloud and car. TeleNav Auto 2.0 is aimed at providing a connected driving experience by making it easy to send information from phones directly to their cars as well making that information easily available and hands-free, to users who […]
11/02/2011, Bing users will be pleased to know that the Bing for Mobile app has just received a brand new update today. The update attempts to close the gap between the regular Bing mobile website and the Bing for Mobile app on all devices with the use of more HTML5 within the native app itself. Microsoft wants users to have the same Bing experience regardless of whether they’re using it on […]
10/21/2011, Amazon has officially announced that along with its Kindle Fire tablet, a new format for Kindle books will be introduced. Replacing Mobi 7, Kindle Format 8 (KF8) is the next generation file format for Kindle books. One of the most important features about KF8 will be the inclusion of HTML5 support. This will allow publishers to create great-looking books with rich formatting and design to take advantage of the Kindle […]
09/16/2011, Can’t decide which mobile operating system you prefer? If you like the iPhone 4’s specs or the Samsung Galaxy S2’s display but not a fan of either platform, Carbyn might have the answer for you in the form of a HTML5 based operating system (or webtop) that can basically be accessed from just about any device with a browser – smartphone, tablet, computer, etc.
09/07/2011, Microsoft has started rolling an updated version of its Bing search engine to the public, which features some changes in the page’s layout. Text links to sections such as images, videos, and shopping have been moved to the top navigation bar, and the “popular now” bar at the bottom has been given a larger font size as well. Overall the front page does look cleaner, though I’m still not a fan […]
08/04/2011, If you use Twitter on an iPad and you’re somehow not a fan of the native iOS app on the phone, Twitter has some good news for you. Yesterday the microblogging social network announced that it has launched the HTML5 web app version of the app for the iPad. This follows the launch of the HTML5 web app for the iPhone and iPod touch a few months ago. The web […]
07/28/2011, With many considering Alibaba to be the Google of China and even launching their own mobile payment services, AliPay, we have to admit that seeing them launch their very own mobile operating system really did not come as big a shock as we would have imagined. Dubbed Aliyun OS, it will be launched on China’s K-Touch Cloud-Smart Phone W700 by the end of this month although no specifics were given […]