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appFlash turns HTML5 apps into native iOS apps

06/30/2011, Remember Google Swiffy; the online tool that converts Flash files into HTML5? Well, the folks at appMobi have decided to take things a step further – by giving you the ability to convert those HTML5 into native iOS apps. Called appFlash, it is targeted...

Swiffy makes Flash content iOS-friendly

06/28/2011, It looks like Google is pretty intent on killing off Flash. The company has just released a new tool that lets users easily convert Flash files into HTML5-compliant code that can be pretty much viewed on any device including iOS devices. To use Swiffy,...

OnSwipe Makes HTML5 Webpages Feel Like An App

06/22/2011, Lots of magazine publishers are starting to hop aboard the app train by offering up magazine subscriptions through their apps and allowing their customers to view and read entire magazines through their specially designed apps but now thanks to OnSwipe,...

Windows 8 Interface: Not Friendly to Windows Developers

06/13/2011, Microsoft showed off its latest incarnation of the Windows operating system last week, and it was mostly received warmly by the public. People thought the new user interface and tablet experience were appealing, and a welcome change from the previous and...

Google to abandon support for older browsers

06/03/2011, Can’t say we didn’t see this coming, but Google has announced that it will be phasing out support for older browsers beginning August 1. Initially it will start with the loss of certain features, but it will eventually turn into loss of those web...

Microsoft mobile browser speed test results are unconvincing

04/13/2011, At MIX11, Microsoft were showing off how fast the web browser on Windows Phone 7 was supposed to be. They pitted the iPhone 4 and Nexus S against a WP7 phone with the Mango update by running a HTML5 rendering test on all 3 phones. Unsurprisingly, the WP7...

Updated Adobe Flash Media server streams to iOS

04/13/2011, Adobe will be demonstrating an update to its Flash Media Server at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show this week to enable publishers to stream video to all sorts of mobile devices. No longer will they be limited to Flash-supported devices...

Bing receives some useful updates

03/23/2011, If there’s one thing you gotta give Microsoft props for, it’s their dedication to improving the Bing search engine service steadily over the past few months. In an announcement today, they announced two new features to the multi-purpose search...

Speech recognition in the latest Chrome beta

03/23/2011, It looks like Google doesn’t want voice commands restricted to just mobile devices. It has been reported that the latest version of Google Chrome beta supports the HTML5 speech input API, which will allow developers to write apps in for Chrome in...

Adobe Wallaby: Flash-to-HTML 5 converter

03/08/2011, The company has just released Wallaby, an experimental Flash-to-HTML 5 converter. The tool allows users to easily convert their Flash files into HTML 5 – all they have to do is drag and drop the .fla files into the tool and that’s it. Adobe is...

Google pulls H.264 codec support from Chrome

01/12/2011, In a move that will be welcomed by many and cursed by just as many folks, Google has announced that it will be dropping support for the H.264 video codec in Chrome’s HTML5 component. Google’ already has its alternative WebM video-encoding technology...

Play Pong With HTML5 And Flash At The Same Time

11/03/2010, We already know that Apple isn’t too happy about the idea of Flash on iOS devices, and there are plenty of HTML5 vs Adobe Flash battles being fought out there too. We don’t expect to see a clear winner anytime soon, but the folks over at Code...