Chrome Frame beta boosts security, browser integration

10 Jun

Chrome Frame beta boosts security, browser integration.

HTML5 video in Internet Explorer 9: H.264 and H.264 alone

12 May

It’s already been announced that Microsoft will be supporting HTML5 video in Internet Explorer 9. Now the company has confirmed that the codec it will be supporting is H.264. That’s bad news for Theora fans.

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The Ultimate Start to Finish Guide to Your XBMC Media Center – Xbmc – Lifehacker

12 May

The Ultimate Start to Finish Guide to Your XBMC Media Center – Xbmc – Lifehacker.

XBMC is a fantastic and free cross-platform media center application we’re nuts for. If you’ve wanted start using it or just wanted to customize the XBMC installation you’re already running, this guide will walk you through everything, from installation to total customization.

Top broadcast journalism prize goes to… a website?

5 Apr

Top broadcast journalism prize goes to… a website?.

When most folks think about George Foster Peabody awards for distinguished broadcast journalism, famous recipients like Edward R. Murrow or the Frontline TV series come to mind. Certainly the vast majority of Peabody picks are either people or programs. But the latest winners, announced on Wednesday, include a website: National Public Radio’s “topically boundless counterpart,” as Peabody calls it. Everybody else knows the site as npr.org.

Cloudy with a chance of Linux: Canonical aims to cash in

28 Mar

Cloudy with a chance of Linux: Canonical aims to cash in.

Although Ubuntu is generally regarded as a desktop Linux distribution, the sever variant is becoming increasingly popular in the cloud. It is silently infiltrating server rooms and gaining traction in enterprise environments. A recent survey published by Canonical provides some insight into adoption trends of Ubuntu on production servers.

EnergyStar program certifies ‘gasoline-powered alarm,’ other imaginary abominations — Engadget

27 Mar

EnergyStar program certifies ‘gasoline-powered alarm,’ other imaginary abominations — Engadget.

Gmail Detects and Warns You If Someone Else Is Using Your Account – Security – Lifehacker

26 Mar

Gmail Detects and Warns You If Someone Else Is Using Your Account – Security – Lifehacker.