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Xboxie and Sonyfied let you play free HTML5 games through your Xbox One or PS4 browser

Xboxie and Sonyfied let you play free HTML5 games through your Xbox One or PS4 browser

By 24 January 2014

Xboxie and Sonyfied are two inspired ideas that allow next-gen Xbox One and PS4 owners to play online games through their console's browser. This means plenty of free HTML5 games are already available. Some big name games you can enjoy on your next-gen... >>

Brand new Vimeo player is 50 per cent faster, uses HTML5 and adds new creator tools

Brand new Vimeo player is 50 per cent faster, uses HTML5 and adds new creator tools

By 7 January 2014

Vimeo has gone back to the drawing board and redesigned its video player from scratch to create a future-proof platform. The result is a faster and more accessible Vimeo. The new Vimeo player is an impressive 50 per cent faster than it was before, meaning... >>

Atari Arcade classics get HTML5 makeover for Internet Explorer

Atari Arcade classics get HTML5 makeover for Internet Explorer

By 30 August 2012

Microsoft has teamed up with Atari to launch a new website that allows Internet Explorer users to play eight classic Atari games, including Pong and Mission Command. The experience, which will actually work on any HTML5 browser including Chrome (although... >>

Brandon Generator is born: Edgar Wright's online comic book now live

Brandon Generator is born: Edgar Wright's online comic book now live

By 13 April 2012

Microsoft has always been inventive in the way it has extolled the virtues of HTML5 and Internet Explorer 9's abilities, but none more so than with The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator. Not only is this in-browser animated comic book interactive... >>

Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

By 10 January 2012

You may have read earlier this week that Internet Explorer, so long the undisputed king of the browser world, is under serious threat from Google's Chrome for the no.1 crown. Pocket-lint asked Gabby Hegerty, the new Internet Explorer Lead in the UK,... >>

Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope

Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope

By 10 January 2012

Just as it did when it tuned in Last.fm for HTML5 scrobbling, Microsoft is flexing its IE9 HTML5 muscles again - this time by bringing Cut The Rope to the browser, as shown by CEO Steve Ballmer during his keynote presentation. That's right Om Nom lovers,... >>

Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling

Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling

By 14 December 2011

Microsoft has teamed up with music streaming radio service Last.fm for a new online portal to its "three million up and coming unsigned artists." Pocket-lint was invited to a demo of the HTML5-powered site at the tech giant's offices in London and we... >>

Adobe: Flash for mobile is dead

Adobe: Flash for mobile is dead

By 9 November 2011

Update: Adobe has confirmed the move. Speaking on the Adobe Blog, Danny Winokur, Adobe VP and general manager for interactive development, said: "Adobe is all about enabling designers and developers to create the most expressive content possible, regardless... >>

Amazon responds to Apple app terms with Kindle Cloud Reader

Amazon responds to Apple app terms with Kindle Cloud Reader

By 10 August 2011

Amazon has quietly released the Kindle Cloud Reader into the wide-world-web - a HTML5-based app that is optimised for Chrome and Safari desktop browsers and, more intriguingly, optimised for Safari on the iPad too. If you remember, Amazon recently had... >>

Google+ available on your iPhone now

Google+ available on your iPhone now

By 29 June 2011

So you've got your Google+ invite and you've had a bash around on the new social network, but you can't help but feel a smidgen of jealousy towards your Android buddies who have the mobile app already up and running, with no sign of it in the App Store... >>


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