Google’s Swiffy makes Flash files HTML5 friendly

Google Swiffy Convert Flash to HTML5

Google recently introduced Swiffy, a service that converts .SWF Flash files into HTML5 compatible with devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Swiffy is part of the Google Labs suite of services that has the potential to become a major part of Google’s media integration in its desktop and Android OS. Google’s Swiffy website offers a gallery of videos … Read More

Kaled AliGoogle’s Swiffy makes Flash files HTML5 friendly

Google Rolling out new Web App UI

Early today, Google began rolling out their new web app UI, changing the ‘blue tabs’ at the top of the site to new ‘grey tabs’ with pull down icons. The new change closely resembles tabs on Google’s Chrome web browser. The search giant has also updated their generic search to include a drop down grid of all the different search … Read More

Kaled AliGoogle Rolling out new Web App UI

Twitter Slowly Rolling Out New Web App Design Resembling iPhone App

Twitter is completely hauling out it’s old web app design so that when you now head over to Twitter on an iPhone or iPod touch, it is very close in design to the actual app in the Apple app store. This isn’t very surprising considering that Twitter is closely following in the steps that Facebook took in redesigning their mobile … Read More

Kaled AliTwitter Slowly Rolling Out New Web App Design Resembling iPhone App

Convert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

It’s no secret that Steve Jobs is on a personal mission to rid the world of Adobe’s Flash and has gone so far as to not support the software language at all on Apple’s iOS devices. With that in mind it’s interesting to read that Adobe’s John Nack is drawing attention to a demo from Adobe’s MAX 2010 conference of a … Read More

Oliver HaslamConvert Adobe Flash File to HTML5 [Sneak Peek]

Flash on Nexus One faster than HTML5 on iPod touch 4?

Web developer Chris Black has been benchmarking an iPod touch 4G and a Nexus one to find out how each performed when running the same animation in HTML5 – the web’s latest and greatest standard. The results may interest you… The HTML test on the iPod, which has the same guts as an iPhone 4 sans 3G radio, ran at … Read More

Oliver HaslamFlash on Nexus One faster than HTML5 on iPod touch 4?

Back to the Future With iPhone OS Web Apps?

The iPhone was introduced to the world almost three years ago to the day. When Steve Jobs stepped on stage June 9, 2007 at that year’s WWDC keynote, he brought with him the smartphone that would revolutionize an industry. At the time Jobs was insistent the iPhone would only support third party applications through web apps written in Ajax, HTML … Read More

Erin PetersonBack to the Future With iPhone OS Web Apps?

Apple publishes “HTML5 Showcase”

Apple HTML5

Apple has updated their website with a new page to promote and educate users about HTML5 and web standards. The showcase features 7 demos which prove that Safari for Mac, Windows and iPhone OS support the capabilities of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. These web standards are open, reliable, highly secure, and efficient. They allow web designers and developers to create advanced graphics, typography, animations, and transitions. … Read More

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Adobe’s CEO responds to Apple’s Open Letter On Flash

Frankly the Adobe CEO’s WSJ interview, which ended up focussing on his rebuttal of Steve Jobs’ Open Letter on Flash, was embarrassing. Mr. Narayen called Steve’s accusations of Flash draining battery power “patently false.” A statement which is in itself “patently false”. Mr. Narayen also said that if Adobe crashes on Apple, then that actually has something “to do with the … Read More

Stephen NorthcottAdobe’s CEO responds to Apple’s Open Letter On Flash

Adobe Gives Up on Apple Devices. No Flash for iPhone, iPad?

I’m not sure if we should call this a victory for Apple or a defeat for Adobe. I suppose that depends on who you ask. Adobe has officially abandoned support for the Flash interpreter it previously trumpeted as a gateway for developers to get their games on the iPhone and iPad. As reported in 9To5Mac, Adobe will leave the interpreter/compiler … Read More

Erin PetersonAdobe Gives Up on Apple Devices. No Flash for iPhone, iPad?