• IE9 Beta: 6 Million Downloads in Two Weeks
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has…
The wait is almost over. Today, Microsoft will reveal everyone’s anticipated, Internet Explorer 9 web browser.
Can’t make it to San Francisco? Well, worry no more. You can tune in into the live webcast on Wednesday, 10:30am PST and experience “the beauty of the web” event for yourself.
As Google Chrome 7 (dev) now includes hardware acceleration, guys from DownloadSquad decided to test it along with Internet Explorer 9 (developers preview) and Firefox 4 (beta).
What are the results?
Google Chrome 7 utilized the most of the hardware resources, delivering better FPS (frames per second) than Internet Explorer 9 or Firefox 4, which took the last place.
However, as those are not the final builds, don’t draw your conclusions yet, things might change in the future.
Thanks to geek for the news tip.
Ever wondered what else can you do with HTML5? Recently Google has launched yet another HTML5 demo page that incorporates canvas, audio and video elements with a track “We Used To Wait” from the rock band “Arcade Fire”.
Just type in your address and get ready for a unique trip.
• Internet Explorer 9 UI Screenshot, Features
Out of all potential IE9 “leaks” and concepts, this one is definitely the most plausible.
MPEG-LA, the group behind H.264 codec licensing declared Internet Broadcast AVC free from royalties; as long as web site that provides video streaming service is free as well. Or put in other words: YouTube won’t have to pay for it
Originally, LLC was planning to charge companies that rely on H.264, starting from 2016.
Thanks to competition, such as: Google’s WebM video format, this is no longer the case, as long as end users are not paying for service.
Thanks to webtax for the news tip.