YouTube has finally began defaulting all videos on the web to HTML5. The standard reduces bandwidth consumption, helps alter resolution streaming on the fly, and much more.
Developing Android apps can be rewarding, both personally and financially. Assuming you have a certain level of technical knowledge then it is possible to develop Android apps yourself. But what programming languages do you need to learn?
Microsoft claims that Google is purposely blocking its YouTube app for Windows Phone, following a dispute over in-app advertising and video downloading.
Chromecast is cheap, simple and sold out nearly everywhere. The fact that it’s so hard to get only adds fuel to the HDMI media streaming device’s hype. We’ve already stated that Chromecast has the potential to disrupt the way that we watch TV. Let’s take a look at some of the technology behind Chromecast and how Chromecast compatible apps and casting web pages work.
VisionMobile’s recent Developer Economics survey has found that the app revenue gap between Android and iOS is shrinking, and Windows isn’t doing too bad either.
Although Firefox is targeting the budget market with its yet unreleased smartphones, will Firefox OS cause a stir in the mobile ecosystem? What could it mean for other mobile operating systems?
When exactly is Firefox OS going to countries like the US and certain places in Europe? Kovacs said that it won’t happen until some time in 2014.
Google has been pushing its VP8 codec for a couple of years now. The codec is used in the royalty-free WebM format that is designed for use with HTML5 video. However, Nokia isn’t too happy that Google is getting all the attention and has decided to start making some noise.
Google has pushed its new mobile Gmail redesign, inspired by the iOS Gmail application, bringing in an improved UI, Calendar integration and more.
There is a line of code present in Chrome that mentions Android, lending credence to the panic. Google is saying nothing, as usual, so we’re still left to wonder why that statue is there, and what (if anything) it means.