Messages launched with the original iPhone as "SMS", because that's all it did at the time. Apple had Safari, so they didn't build an old-school WAP browser and it turned out an old-school WAP browser is what MMS used and needed. So, Apple built one and, once carriers stopped freaking out about the potential bandwidth, added it to the app. Show More Summary
YouTube now uses HTML5 by default in Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8 and beta versions of Firefox. YouTube announced HTML5 support four years ago; however, HTML5 limitations did not allow YouTube to move away from Flash as its default. Since its initial announcement, YouTube has worked with browser vendors and others to close technology gaps and shortcomings.
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On Google's fourth-quarter earnings call today, a couple of analysts asked about the recent deal between Mozilla and Yahoo, which ousted Google from the default search box in the Firefox browser and replaced it with Yahoo Search instead. Show More Summary
Apple's taken a bunch of steps in the past few years to make it easier to find directions for any given address, including data detectors that intelligently make addresses tappable in Messages, Maps search suggestions in Safari, and more. Show More Summary
A big deal is quietly up for grabs in the technology industry this year. Google's deal to be the default search engine on Safari, Apple's web browser is ending. Microsoft and Yahoo are both trying to win this deal away from Google. Microsoft...Show More Summary
Video of a wild bull elephant was captured by wildlife photographer Chris Bray while on a safari expedition in Kenya. Produced by Jason Gaines. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
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Used to be you could just pop into the Safari preferences to set your default Web browser in Mac OS X, but that's gone. How do I set default browser now in Yosemite? The post Set default Web browser in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
The idea that Apple could dethrone Google from its perch as default search provider in Safari is nothing new. Since Apple removed Google Maps in iOS 6, it’s been clear that Google’s services aren’t necessarily something the iPhone maker feels tied to. … Read more ›
Can Vivaldi succeed against Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and even Opera? It's a major challenge, especially when you don't have an operating system of your own.
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, during the company's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, expressed interest in Yahoo becoming the default search engine in Safari. Mayer recognized the significance that getting Yahoo in front ofShow More Summary
Yahoo's chief executive wants to get the company's search bar into Apple's Safari browser, as it did with the Firefox browser. What that would mean to Google, Safari's current search bar, isn't so clear.
YouTube announced that it now defaults to the HTML5 player for both YouTube.com and YouTube embeds. "YouTube uses HTML5 by default in Chrome, IE 11, Safari 8 and in beta versions of Firefox."Browsers now support features like Adaptive...Show More Summary
Here is one more nail in Flash’s coffin: starting today, YouTube defaults to using HTML5 video on all modern browsers, including Chrome, IE 11, Safari 8 and the beta versions of Firefox. YouTube first introduced HTML5 support back in 2010. Show More Summary
Few motorcycles can tackle the Australian outback as well as a Honda XR600. This is the machine that kick-started Honda’s 18-year Baja 1000 winning streak, and the reliability and raw power of the mighty XR have made it a desert racing legend. The 1996 model we’re looking at here was originally set up for the brutal Australasian Safari. Show More Summary
YouTube today announced it has finally switched from serving videos with Adobe Flash to using its HTML5 video player. The HTML5 video tag is the default option now in Google’s Chrome, Microsoft’s IE11, Apple’s Safari 8, and in beta versions of Mozilla’s Firefox browser. At the same time, YouTube is now also defaulting to the […]
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