Month: January 2011

Is H.264 Really Like English?

Since Google announced that it is dropping the H.264 codec from its browser, we have seen just about every possible reaction, from praise to contempt.  None, however, were more amusing than Microsoft’s response, which likened Google’s abandoning H.264 to a

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Easy Rounded Corners with CSS3

One of the common features of web design in the 1990s were boxes with rounded corners floating over beautifully designed backgrounds.  The sites looked nice, but you had to use some trickery to get the look you wanted. Rounded edges

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Honeycomb, Google’s New Android for Tablets

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPUGNCIozp0 Those hardware manufacturers who rushed to push out Android-based tablets should have just waited.  At CES this week, Google unveiled Honeycomb, their latest Android version that is particularly designed for devices “with large screens”, and by large, they mean

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My Boxee Home Media Center

Currently, I do not actually have a home media center, so that title might be a little confusing. I have an old HTPC that is so ancient, it cannot even handle Boxee (which actually has pretty low system requirements). I

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