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[2 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

For the reason that iPad’s introduction to the general public in January 2010, it has suffered unwieldy criticism from Apple antagonists. These groups of Apple non-fans have known as the iPad a regretful piece of equipment on the least.
Nonetheless, from the point of view of impartial commentators, there emerged a set of logic to explain the seemingly unique construction of the iPad.
The most well-liked perceived deficiency of the iPad when it comes to software program is its lack of Flash support. Flash is used in most …

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[21 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

After the Apple iPad device was released, MeFeedia reported that iPad users watched two and a half times as many videos as typical web users, and watched video three times longer than those users. More importantly, those users spend three times as much time watching video as the typical web user, lending credence to our theory that the device’s form factor hits a sweet spot for personal media consumption.
It’s important to note that these stats are only for videos that are viewed through MeFeedia …

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[8 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Google has updated the mobile version of its popular online video sharing service YouTube to support HTML 5.
The site has been “HTML5-ed” in order to use standardized ways to deliver videos, and to avoid the use of Flash – as most of you know, Flash is not available on iOS devices (if you’d like to watch Flash SWF file on iPad, read the tip here about how to Convert a Flash SWF File to Play on Your iPad), and the amount of processing power it …

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[6 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Apple on Friday posted a demo page showing off the power of HTML5 and what can be done with the technology on a Web page.
The HTML5 Showcase has seven categories of interactive material: Video, Typography, Gallery, Transitions, Audio, 360, and VR. Each category leads to a demo of the agility that each has using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

For example, the video page lets you scale the movie, add a mask, and change the perspective of the video–all in real time. In the photo gallery …

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[30 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

By now you’re probably well aware that the shiny new iPad is missing something: support for Adobe Flash content. Even Adobe called out Jobs and co. for its omission on the device that will herald the renaissance of the tablet computing form factor (maybe).
Still, despite the prevalence of Flash use in popular video sites and casual games, you won’t be left completely out in the cold when it comes to watching video on your iPad, thanks in large part to the advent of the …

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[28 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

A report in The New York Post suggests that some top content merchants are balking at converting their existing Flash-authored video to a more iPad-friendly HTML5 format.
The report says that both Time Warner and NBC Universal have told Apple that they won’t rework their extensive library of content to accommodate Apple, which has banned Flash on its devices, and prohibited cross-platform tools from authoring content that will appear on its App Store. The reason, the paper suggested, was that the recoding would be too …

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[22 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

VP Eugene Wei might have overstepped recently when he posted to the Hulu company blog that they are looking at HTML 5, but don’t expect it to meet their needs any time soon. This is disappointing to iPad users since the current Hulu player won’t work for them.
Amusingly, the post was pulled shortly after it went up, but the news had already started circulating. Wei stated that the current Hulu player not only streams video, but also securing content, reports back to advertisers, and …

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[18 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

One of the most hotly contested battles in the Flash-versus-HTML5, Apple-versus-Adobe, out-and-out war has been staged around the issue of online video. Flash content — including videos — can’t and won’t be displayed on devices such as iPhones and iPads. Even web experts who don’t particularly care about Apple devices are keen on HTML5 as a more “open” standard than Flash for online content.
A new study from MeFeedia, an independent video website, indexed content from around 30,000 providers, including Hulu, Vimeo, DailyMotion …