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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →