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A Message from Google

by Andrew Frank  |  May 22, 2010  |  2 Comments

In case you missed this, Google wants you to know that, even though the official HTML5 standard may be years away, HTML and Javascript today are capable of some pretty sophisticated interactive animation. Apple, Adobe, and Flash developers, take note. In a clever demonstration disguised as a tribute to the 30th anniversary of PacMan, Google [...]

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Can Google Catch the Video Star?

by Andrew Frank  |  May 20, 2010  |  1 Comment

As expected, Google announced Google TV at its Google I/O conference today, with the tagline “TV MEETS WEB. WEB MEETS TV.” Now, these two have met before, and they didn’t exactly hit it off. In the pile of failed consumer tech gear lays a device called WebTV, which launched in 1996. Microsoft later rebranded it [...]

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