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Microsoft bets on HTML5 video, too
— 6:00 AM on May 3, 2010

Apple's eagerness to render Adobe Flash obsolete wouldn't count for much if other browser vendors failed to join in. Although it doesn't mention the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Steve Jobs posts long rant about Adobe Flash
— 10:48 AM on April 29, 2010

Apple and Adobe have traded bitter jabs over Flash support lately, and there appears to be no sign of a truce. Steve Jobs

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Flash Player 10.1 release candidate arrives
— 3:02 PM on April 6, 2010

The first version of Adobe's ubiquitous Flash player with GPU acceleration is getting close to completion. Adobe has now rolled out the first Flash 10.1...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

Google gets Quake II running with HTML 5, WebGL
— 9:33 AM on April 5, 2010

Khronos' WebGL working group has now been around for a little over a year, and we're getting to see the fruits of their labor....

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

Chrome browser to get integrated Flash
— 5:14 PM on March 30, 2010

While Apple is attempting to paint Adobe Flash as an obsolete technology, Google is taking a somewhat different approach. According to a post on...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

XP Mode drops hardware virtualization requirement
— 11:07 AM on March 22, 2010

Thanks to a new update for Windows 7, just about anyone should now be able to run old software through Windows XP Mode—provided they have...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

Internet Explorer 9 'platform preview' available for download
— 4:04 PM on March 16, 2010

TR reader Daniel tipped us off that Microsoft has released a "platform preview" of Internet Explorer 9. The preview isn't a full-fledged browser...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Khronos Group releases OpenGL 3.3, 4.0 specifications
— 5:19 PM on March 12, 2010

The Khronos Group took advantage of the ongoing Game Developers Conference in San Francisco to announce the release of version 4.0 of the OpenGL...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

Latest Flash 10.1 beta supports more netbooks
— 6:00 AM on February 25, 2010

Adobe is still improving its Flash 10.1 player via public betas. After the initial release last November and the second beta the following...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Internet Software

Kaspersky granted patent for hardware-based antivirus
— 9:55 AM on February 17, 2010

Is this the next step in the arms race between antivirus companies and malware writers? Kaspersky Labs says the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Type: News story Tags: Systems Software

On the potential of HTML5
— 5:01 PM on February 5, 2010

By now, many of you must have looked at, or at least heard of, the experimental, HTML5 version of YouTube. And if you read...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

Microsoft PR responds to critical op-ed
— 2:37 PM on February 5, 2010

Surprise, surprise. Microsoft has addressed that op-ed rant we told you about yesterday, and it doesn't agree with Dick Brass' assessment that the company...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Mozilla Weave 1.0 syncs Firefox user data
— 6:00 AM on February 5, 2010

We recently wrote about the release of Google Chrome 4.0, which lets users synchronize their bookmarks across multiple systems. Well, Firefox users can now...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Microsoft 'no longer brings us the future,' says former exec
— 3:17 PM on February 4, 2010

Windows 7 may have pushed Microsoft's revenue to record levels last quarter, but a former executive still has a dim outlook on the company's...

Type: News story Tags: Software

Google to drop Internet Explorer 6 support in March
— 12:27 PM on February 1, 2010

Have any web designers around you broken into spontaneous song and dance? The latest post on Google's Enterprise Blog may be responsible. In it, the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

Microsoft earnings soar on Windows 7 success
— 11:12 AM on January 29, 2010

For evidence that Windows 7 is getting traction in the market, look no further than Microsoft's latest financial results. For the quarter ended December 31,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

Oracle completes Sun buyout
— 10:28 AM on January 27, 2010

Well, that's it—Sun Microsystems is no more. As the Associated Press reports, Oracle has completed its acquisition of the software and server maker, taking...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

Chrome 4.0 brings extensions, bookmark sync
— 5:19 PM on January 25, 2010

The latest "stable" version of Google's Chrome web browser has arrived, bringing two major new features that make it a more formidable competitor than ever:...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software