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Posts from — July 2009

Apple launches HTTP Live Streaming standard in iPhone 3.0

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

One of the more overlooked features of the new iPhone 3.0 is support for a new open standard for live video streaming over HTTP, which promises to open up standards-based video broadcasting to a wide audience while giving mobile users an optimized picture as they roam between WiFi and mobile networks.

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July 8, 2009   10 Comments

Apple to drop WebObjects in Snow Leopard Server

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

According to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the company will drop deployment support for its WebObjects web application server in Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server later this year.

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July 7, 2009   3 Comments

Ogg Theora, H.264 and the HTML 5 Browser Squabble

Prince McLean, AppleInsider

Pundits are roasting Apple over a scuffle raised by Mozilla and Opera to define the free Ogg Theora video codec as the official way to present video on the web in the new HTML 5 specification. The problem: HTML isn’t supposed to define content codecs, and even if it were, Ogg Theora, commercially abandoned nearly a decade ago, doesn’t have what it takes to deliver video on the increasingly mobile web.

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July 6, 2009   24 Comments

Apple revamps MobileMe iDisk features

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

MobileMe web applications have received another facelift, with new features including a revised iDisk module that enables easy file sharing using a system Apple first debuted with its iWork.com experiment at Macworld Expo.

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July 6, 2009   1 Comment

Podcast: Windows Enthusiasts’ desperate stabs at Apple

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Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl invited me to talk about Microsoft’s Windows Enthusiasts and Windows 7. Listen and subscribe to the Tech Night Owl RSS feed at:

The Tech Night Owl LIVE with Gene Steinberg

Recent episodes:

June 18, 2009, Microsoft Enthusiasts
May 21, 2009, talking about Windows 7
March 19, 2009, talking about the iPhone 3.0 SDK
February 26, 2009, covering the Apple stockholder meeting
January 8, 2009, covering Apple’s last Macworld Expo

Earlier episodes I’ve participated on:

Oct 16 08
Oct 2 08
July 31 08
June 12 08
May 1 08
Mar 20 08
Jan 31 08
Jan 3 08
Nov 8 07
Sep 20 07
Aug 9 07
Jun 14 07
Apr 26 07
Mar 1 07
Jan 11 07

July 6, 2009   No Comments