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 pushes mobile Gmail redesign inspired by iOS app, no love for Windows Phone, though
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.
Mozilla Firefox OS phones and features showcased in preview video
Not too long ago we talked about how Flash was finally shutting down support for Android. Flash is considered the loser in a war against HTML5, and Adobe apparently stopped fighting against the inevitable. With that in mind, how well do mobile devices really support the growing HTML5 standard? Phone Arena decided to find out by performing an iPhone 5 versus the Samsung Galaxy S3 comparison.
Apple, Facebook, Google, Mozilla and Microsoft launch the “Web Platform” website
Apple, Adobe, Facebook, Google, HP, Microsoft, Mozilla, Nokia and Opera (all working closely with the W3C) have recently launched a website that plans to become a definitive resource for HTML 5, CSS 3, and any other web development technology meant to set standards across all platforms, including mobile.
Mark Zuckerberg giving Facebook app native Android overhaul
Mark Zuckerberg has openly admitted that the current Facebook app is a giant failure right along with HTML5. To fix Facebook on Android, Zuckerberg is having his developers recreate the Facebook app using native Android. This should give it a considerable performance boost and add some much needed stability. It's about time, Facebook.
Adobe will pull the plug on Flash for Android tomorrow. So long!
It’s the early 2000s, and the Internet is a place that is quickly evolving. One of the standards that leads the pack for online video and gaming is the technology known as Adobe Flash. The sky is the limit and the future seems bright for the technology.
Fast-forward to today and the scene has dramatically changed. After years of boasting that it would bring its rich multimedia experience to the mobile and PC world alike, Adobe announced last year that it would be stopping development of Flash for mobile devices.