Following in YouTube’s steps, Facebook recently announced that it has stopped using Flash entirely for videos across the entire social network. It’s time to explain why Flash is being dumped in favor of HTML5.
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Firefox OS is a mobile OS created to rival the likes of Android and iOS, but does it stack up to Android and iOS? Let’s check it out.
The default settings of Google Play Music in a web browser make uses of Adobe Flash. Alternatively, you can switch it over to run on HTML5. Here’s how you can enable HTML5 playback in Google Play Music.
The Internet started 40 years ago and many things have changed since then. Let’s take a look at the future web standards and how they improve the Internet.
Flappy Bird is no longer around in the App store, but if you just want your old game back, there’s also a HTML5-based clone edition of Flappy Bird.
If you are a webmaster, web programming is one skill that you ought to know. Mozilla Thimble is a simple online tool to enable anyone to learn HTML / CSS code, all within the comfort of a web browser. It won’t turn you into a great web developer instantly, but it could be a good starting point to achieve that goal.
One of the applications that’s missing from the Linux desktop is a good WYSIWYG HTML editor. There have been a few, like NVU and KompoZer, but they haven’t been actively developed for a while. Enter BlueGriffon. Built on top of Gecko (the rendering engine used by Firefox), BlueGriffon enables you to create web pages using […]
WebM is the new open video file format that Google created for HTML5 video. It is a combination of the VP8 video codec and Ogg Vorbis audio codec, wrapped in a Matroska container. It is free and open source, giving anyone the ability to encode videos without restrictions, and play them in supported browsers (Mozilla […]
First there were Foursquare, Gowalla. Then Google join in with Latitude and Places. Now Facebook also wants to have a part of the pie. Earlier today, Facebook has released the Facebook Places that allows you to check in your location from your mobile device. Ever gone to a show, only to find out afterward that […]
There has been much news and debate regarding HTML5 video, which is not even considered an official standard yet. The urgency from some individuals and organizations (particularly Apple), reflects the bad taste that Adobe Flash Player has left in many mouths. HTML5 video is an effort to make streaming video on the web more accessible, […]