Posts Tagged ‘html5’

YouTube Launches New HTML5 Site for Mobiles

Friday, July 9, 2010 3:45 No Comments

The mobile version of Google’s video-sharing website received an upgrade Thursday. The new m.youtube.com has a bunch of new features, including high-quality video playback in the browser using HTML5. Surf to YouTube’s mobile site with any modern mobile with a browser that supports HTML5’s <video> tag (works great on iPhones, iPads and Android phones) and you’ll notice that when you click on a video thumbnail, the video loads inside a new browser-based player. The old site on an iPhone used to launch the YouTube native app, taking you out of the browser. In fact, the first time you visit the site on an iPhone, you’ll be prompted to “install” a bookmark on your home

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Apple blocks non-Safari browsers from HTML5 demo

Friday, June 4, 2010 13:06 No Comments

Apple has imposed a strict “Safari only” policy for its recently launched HTML5 demo. Other browsers – including Google’s Chrome – are blocked from loading the showcase features. “Apple is using trickery to block out browsers other than Safari, with the end result that browsers with better support for web standards than Safari can’t access the demos,” explained Thom Holwerda of OS News. “[For example], if you compare Safari’s and Chrome’s support for HTML5, you’ll see that Chrome has far better support. [So] it seems like Apple is using the same sneaky marketing tactics as Microsoft does with its HTML5 demos pa

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