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Google has finally released it’s own brew of it’s URL shortening service to the public. Dubbed as the Google URL Shortener (goo.gl), it has been part of the Google Toolbar and Feedburner syndication service at launch, slowly making it’s way into other Google products like News, Blogger, Maps, Picasa Web Albums, and Moderator. Since people [...]
Flash is faster and much more efficient than HTML5 on mobile phones, that is if Web developer Christopher Black’s conclusions hold water. Black says, “HTML5 will sit side by side with Flash. Gradient fonts, drop shadows, basic video and simple transitions are probably better suited for HTML5. When it comes to rendering display objects, animation [...]
Microsoft has released the public BETA of Internet Explorer 9 and it is available for download to all Windows Vista and Windows 7 users. IE9 packs a lot of enhancements and features such as HTML5 support, hardware acceleration graphics rendering using Direct2D, hardware accelerated text rendering using DirectWrite, hardware accelerated video rendering using Media Foundation, [...]
Sony is set to launch a new service that’s meant to rival Apple’s iTunes. The announcement was made public Wednesday, September 1 at the IFA Technology Conference fair in Berlin, Germany . Details are still currently scarce but Sony has announced that this subscription based music and video service is on track for a 2011 [...]
The transition from Yahoo’s own search engine to Microsoft’s latest search engine, Bing has begun. Yahoo! announced the completed conversion today: its Web, image, and video search experiences on both desktop and mobile devices are now being served up by Bing (look at the footer to check). Note that this conversion currently only affects Yahoo’s [...]
Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner has revealed at the company’s annual financial analyst meeting that the first beta of the Internet Explorer 9 Web browser is planned for release in September. According to Microsoft, Internet Explorer 9 will be a big improvement on their current offerings as it features considerably improved standards compliance and [...]
An increase in YouTube‘s maximum video length is one of the site’s most requested features and today, Joshua Siegel, product manager for upload and video management, announces just that. The limit for Youtube videos are now 15 minutes long.
With Firefox 4 still in Alpha testing, Mozilla is looking to introduce a new feature called Tab Candy. Mozilla’s Aza Raskin says that it’s still early in testing mode but you can get it with the latest nightly build of Firefox 4.