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Lovefilm replaces Flash with Silverlight for streaming

12/04/2011, With the demise of Flash on mobile platforms as well as for the Smart TV in your living room, it goes without saying that companies which rely on Flash to stream or deliver their data to the masses will need to check out another alternative. Well,...

Ten new Silverlight movies coming to Windows Phone 7

05/20/2011, Paramount Digital Entertainment has announced that it will be launching 10 new movies exclusively for Windows Phone 7. Built using Silverlight, the apps not only let users watch the purchased movie, but it gives them the complete “DVD”...

Silverlight works on Android

04/15/2011, At the recent MIX11 conference, there was even the presence of Android at the Microsoft event, but it wasn’t there to steal the limelight away from the Redmond giants. The folks who were behind the port for Silverlight to Linux have managed to port...

Microsoft rumored to roll out Silverlight for the Xbox 360

04/05/2011, Word on the street has it that Microsoft will be introducing Silverlight for the Xbox 360, so those who are interested might want to keep tabs on the company’s plans over at the MIX11 conference that will be happening next week in Las Vegas. It...

Kinect for Flash, Silverlight and Unity

01/12/2011, The Blitz Agency has demonstrated an software interface that allows non C++ applications to get the skeletal data from Kinect, and therefore makes it accessible to a whole new (application) world. Who knows what’s going to come out of this one,...

Silverlight Coming To Xbox 360 To Enable More 3rd Party Apps?

11/22/2010, Will we be seeing apps being offered for the Xbox 360 similar to how they’re offered for the iPhone? Speculation is going around since Microsoft put out a job advert asking for a software development engineer to bring Silverlight to the Xbox 360. If...

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...

Windows Phone 7 SDK and tools available, for free

03/15/2010, Microsoft is making a remarkable re-entry into the mobile application development at Mix. Starting right now, development tools for Windows Phone 7 are available, for free, at developer.windowsphone.com. To get an idea of what the tools do, I would...

SilverLight 3 And How Microsoft Plans To Have You Install It

07/10/2009, We blogged live at the Silverlight 3 keynote this morning and had the opportunity to look at some very interesting demos. For most people, Silverlight is “just another web video player”, but in reality it’s much more than that. HD Video...