H.264 is still winning the codec war

H.264 remains the dominant force in online video, as the video codec now accounts for more than two-thirds of online video, according to a blog post by MeFeedia. Meanwhile, Google's WebM format has yet to gain any significant traction after being released a year ago.…

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Why Porn and the iPad Are Key for HTML5

Appleā€™s move to ban Adobe Flash from its iOS has opened a huge window for any technology that can deliver a top-notch multimedia experience on the iPad and other Apple gadgets. And porn purveyors are starting to tilt the balance in favor of HTML5.…

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App Creep and the Case for the Mobile Browser

App stores are so successful that some are arguing that native apps are the way we will experience the web on mobile devices. As more and more companies offer services on the mobile web, I believe the mobile browser will play a bigger role.…

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iPhone and Android Fueling Worldwide Smartphone Growth

Sales in the smartphone market far outpaced that of feature phones in the first quarter of 2010, with each of the top five handset makers registering sales growth. As to the handset makers that gained market share -- they all used one of two platforms.…

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Why Firefox Is Hardly Doomed

Even as Mozilla rolls out Release Candidate 2 of its Firefox 3.6 browser update, and is only days from official release, some are convinced that the upstart open source browser is doomed. However, Mozilla's Director of Firefox, Mike Beltzner, provides some good reasons why it isn't.…

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