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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...

Microsoft Says Silverlight Still Excels Where HTML5 Drops Off

09/07/2010, Although Microsoft is invested in HTML5 technologies and is building its desktop browsers on HTML5, the company is saying that its multimedia-rich Silverlight plugin can take the web into deeper places than HTML5. Silverlight technology, like Flash, has...

Quake II runs on HTML5

04/02/2010, The folks at Google once again confirm their brilliance with yet another port of the Quake II game engine, this time round running on HTML5 without the need for flash or plug-ins. We started with the existing Jake2 Java port of the Quake II engine, then...

Could Google Bundle Flash With Its Chrome Browser?

03/30/2010, Apple and Adobe certainly aren’t seeing eye to eye recently over Flash, especially with the iPad not including Flash support, but could Adobe be getting a valuable ally in the form of the search engine giant Google? This hasn’t been officially...

CBS Preparing HTML5 Video Playback For iPad

03/25/2010, Apple’s lack of Flash support of the iPad has been a major talking point recently, and now it seems that CBS has decided to toe the line, as it seems that CBS.com is testing using HTML5 to display its videos for the iPad instead of Flash. Some links...

Vimeo also supports HTML5 video

01/22/2010, YouTube isn’t the only one to play nice with HTML5, as Vimeo also ensures its library is compatible with HTML5 video. Bear in mind that HTML5 video will function in Safari and Chrome browsers only at point of publishing, although it might end up as...