Google Opines On Flash and HTML5, But Defers to its Own WebM Project's…

In a blogpost titled "Flash and the HTML5 tag," YouTube has detailed its (slightly fence-sitting) thoughts on the ever-present Adobe Flash/HTML5 issue, saying that while both offer pluses, it's really Google's own WebM project that we need. [YouTube] » 6/30/10 6:37am 6/30/10 6:37am

Google Wants to Save Web Video With the New "WebM" Format

HTML5 video has a few hurdles to leap before it can fully replace Flash, but one looms larger than all others: Opposition to proprietary video formats, like h.264. Conveniently, Google has just open-sourced their own format, called WebM. » 5/19/10 12:33pm 5/19/10 12:33pm

Flash On Mac Just Got More Tolerable

Adobe may have stopped bothering with iPhones, but they certainly didn't hesitate to finally give us a tolerable Flash video experience on Macs by incorporating Apple's new video acceleration API in a Flash Player preview release dubbed "Gala." » 4/28/10 10:40pm 4/28/10 10:40pm

Why Flash On Mac Is About To Get Much Less Terrible

Running Flash on Mac OS is, in a word, miserable. It's slow, resource-sucking and crashy, compared to Windows. Which is why Apple's new video acceleration API—which Adobe plans to use in upcoming versions of Flash—is great news. » 4/24/10 12:00pm 4/24/10 12:00pm