If you have missed a portion of the Google’s I/O conference, there is noting to worry about as the search giant has since uploaded a bunch of videos, from the opening keynote to Blink’s Q&A session that can be seen in the video above. What is it all about? Blink’s progress, web font rendering improvements on Windows and a million other different things that you might be curious about.
Back in March, Google has published a “Chrome Everywhere” video, which, as you might have guessed from the title, celebrates the availability of Google’s Chrome web browser on a pretty much every platform and form factor.
Well, it looks like Microsoft has a different idea and this is what it looks like: Continue Reading
Earlier this month, Microsoft has published a video to thank developers for their contributions all over the world. Now, it looks like Google too has decided to thank them with (in my opinion) a much better version.
How else can Google demonstrate its superiority? Display how WebP compares to JPEG or PNG, obviously. Without sacrificing the quality, WebP is able to achieve dramatic reduction in size by up to 34% when compared to JPEG and up to 26% when compared to PNG. Continue Reading
Shows an amazing difference in bandwidth and file size.
As the I/O event continues, Google has just compared its VP9 video compression standard to H.264 and as you can see in the slide above, VP9 offered a decrease in size of 63% when compared to H.264, at least in one particular video. Continue Reading
As you might know, Google has recently announced its new rendering engine called Blink, which made us wonder whether or not Microsoft will soon be involved. Why? If you are a Windows Phone user, then there is a high probability that you are already using a photography app by Microsoft Research (first demonstrated in September 2012), which too is called “Blink”. Continue Reading
It looks like Apple is about to lose a yet another contributor, at least in the long term. After Google’s announcement that they will be moving away from WebKit, Opera Software announced that they too will contribute and use Blink to power their web browsers. Continue Reading