Facebook’s latest move has delivered a mighty whack to Adobe Flash.
The popular social networking website, has officially dropped support for the now infamous plugin.
Now, all videos on the website, will be using the HTML5 player by default on all web browsers. HTML5 is also used in Facebook’s News Feed and Pages.
Facebook’s decision isn’t remotely surprising. The social networking website’s Chief Security Officer, Alex Stamos, publicly criticized Adobe this year, calling for the company to end support for Flash due to the plugin’s vulnerabilities.
This was during the time when a major security firm got hacked, due to a [...]
Vivaldi browser has received a new update in the Snapshot channel.
The latest build brings the version number up to 1.0.340.7.
Vivaldi follows in the footsteps of Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera, to add support for muting tabs. Vivaldi calls the feature as “Silent Tabs For Users”, which sounds a bit odd, but the company says is just an internal name. So let’s hope for something catchy. Did you notice that the shortened name for the feature is STFU?
The feature is simple to use, and all you have to do is to click on the speaker icon of any tab, to mute or unmute it. Vivaldi says it will make the Silent Tabs a [...]
Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Build 10586, to all users last week.
This is the first major update to the operating system, and is referred to as Threshold 2 or Fall Update.
One of the hidden changes which the update brings, is a new rendering engine to the Redmond company’s browser, Microsoft Edge.
The updated engine is called EdgeHTML 13, and includes a plethora of new features and improvements. The browser now has better support for HTML5, and has been in test phase, for members of the Windows Insider Program for the past few months.
And thanks to this new engine, Microsoft Edge scored an impressive score of 458 on HTML5Test. The score is [...]
Vivaldi, the web browser project spear headed by the co-founder of Opera, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, just added support for two new media formats.
The browser now officially supports HTML5 MP4 (H.264/MPEG-4AVC & AAC) Video and MP3 Audio.
MP3 as you probably know already, is the most popular audio compression format, and is supported by almost all modern phones and devices today.