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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...

HTML5 project makes browser emulate tablet reading experience

11/10/2010, Since Amazon has gotten more generous with their payouts for publishers of ebooks and the ebook market growing at a phenomenal rate, it is safe to conclude that more and more people are hopping aboard the tablet bandwagon to carry their virtual books...

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...

Google Doodle takes HTML5 route

09/07/2010, Google’s logo has decided to parade the power of HTML5 via a whole bunch of super bouncy balls whenever you check out Google’s UK homepage. This unique Google Doodle might just blow your mind away whenever you mouseover its logo – and...

YouTube mobile site gets HTML5 support

07/09/2010, Video site YouTube recently revealed that its revamped mobile site will come with HTML5 support, not to mention the higher video quality and a tweaked user interface which we covered earlier. This is due to the proliferation of better mobile hardware,...

Sports Illustrated at Google I/O conference

05/19/2010, Sports Illustrated has jumped about the HTML5 bandwagon by showcasing its HTML5-based magazine at the Google I/O conference today, where this demonstration shows just how fluid this new standard is, and is pretty much comparable to other Flash-based...

Hulu says HTML5 support will be delayed as it lacks maturity

05/13/2010, Hulu was originally supposed to work on a HTML5 compatible version, but it looks like that isn’t going to work out anytime soon with Hulu’s Vice President of products, Eugene Wei, stating that “HTML5 lacks maturity in reporting,...

Facebook video now available in HTML5 format

04/27/2010, Looks like HTML5 is going to be big, with Facebook video on the iPad is now supporting said HTML5 format, allowing you to watch embedded videos straight off the site without having to go through the hassle of downloading a third party application or until...

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...

Virgin America Ditches Flash Over Lack Of iPhone Support

03/03/2010, Apple’s feud with Adobe is fast becoming one of the more prominent issues, so you can fully expect to see Apple smiling from ear to ear over the latest news that Virgin America has dumped Flash on its website due to the lack of iPhone support. The...