Microsoft has made it clear that its Silverlight browser plugin will be going away in the years to come, which is forcing companies like Netflix who rely on it for desktop streaming to adopt other technologies.
Currently at version 4.0, Adobe Muse isn’t exactly a new kid on the block when it comes to the company’s arsenal of HTML design tools. While Adobe continues to push Dreamweaver as the core web design software of its ever-expanding universe, Muse is targeted at designers who want to create websites without having to tinker under the hood writing code.
That enormous tapping sound you just heard was millions of comic book fans simultaneously racing to download Marvel's latest iOS app, which promises to bring Spotify-style marketing to the comic book industry at long last.
If your kids just can't get enough Nickelodeon in their lives, a new iPad app will keep the fun going all the time, wherever you go, all with a swipe-friendly user interface and more than 1,000 bits of content.
A bit of content news in this Friday edition of the recap, with Amazon's MP3 Store now allowing purchases from the iPhone and iPad, updates to the Dolphin Browser and the debut of Rolling Stone magazine on Newsstand. It will have to tide you over, since there won't be a weekend recap on Monday as we'll all be off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so enjoy your three-day weekend, folks!
iWeb is languishing, unchanged since iLife '09, and although it’s compatible with Mountain Lion, it’s obvious that Apple have given up on producing a web design app. Other applications offer similar features, but Flux, by the Escapers, hits the sweet spot between flexibility and price.
With the onslaught of app stores saturating the digital market, developers are discovering that they’ll have to become more creative about distributing their finished product across various platforms. Enter HTML 5. The new standard markup language for making websites--and a formidable replacement for Adobe’s Flash--is now being used by developers to create one piece of code that works seamlessly across multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, Facebook, and the web. One company in particular, gaming startup Goko, is using this technology to transport a popular board game into an environment where friends using different mobile devices, in different parts of the world, can all play one another.