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What is the impact of HTML5 on Adobe?

January 22, 2010

With the recent announcements that YouTube and Vimeo are both releasing HTML5-based video players, one has to wonder about the impact of those moves on Adobe. Adobe's Flash had been (and is) THE standard for delivering multimedia content over the web, capturing something like 99% of internet users. HTML5 allows many Flash-like animations/videos/experiences without the […]

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The new kid

December 9, 2009

Google Chrome for Mac has finally been released (in beta, but who's complaining?) and I've been testing it as my primary browser. It's already my top choice on Windows (this development making it all the more sweeter) and I have to say - once you use a combined address/search bar, there's absolutely no going back. […]

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Progress in Safari 4 (update)

June 8, 2009

And while we're comparing Safari 4 to its beta, I had also noticed various progress bars that were available in the beta. The final release has gone with none of them, choosing instead a more radically visible indicator: My immediate reaction is that I preferred the subtlety of the beta indicator (eventually preferring it to […]

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Update: Safari 4 still breaks bookmarklets

June 8, 2009

When the Safari 4 beta came out, I observed that having more than one tab open would break any resize bookmarklets. I can confirm that this is still the case in the stable release of Safari 4. Cody Robbins commented on my original post and noted that the problem has been filed as a WebKit […]

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Bing me!

June 1, 2009

Reviews of Microsoft's new search engine Bing keep rolling in - and are utterly disappointing. I'm talking about the reviews, not the engine. Invariably, the reviewing site searches for itself followed by a few key words the site finds relevant. The most "helpful" reviews show side by side screenshots of Google and Bing. Forgive me […]

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