HTML5

Google to Retire Flash for Chrome in Favour of HTML5

Google announced yesterday in an official blog post that moving forward, its Chrome browser will de-emphasize Flash in favor of HTML5, while highlighting how the latter is much lighter and faster, and publishers are switching over to speed up page loading and save you more battery life. "You’ll see an improvement in responsiveness and efficiency for...

Steve Jobs Wins as YouTube Finally Dumps Flash for HTML5

Back in 2010, the late Apple CEO and Co-founder Steve Jobs had shared his thoughts on Flash in an open letter, explaining the company’s refusal to support it on iOS devices, while highlighting a series of shortcomings of Flash and suggesting that Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools instead of criticizing Apple....

Google Search Now Lets iPhone Users Know Which Sites Use Flash

In a blog post from Google's Webmaster team, the search giant is trying to push web developers to design modern websites for modern mobile devices.  A common issue for web users on mobile devices is that some webpages require web technologies that aren't supported by the mobile platform you are using. For example, Adobe Flash...