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Only Apple can do open standards, apparently

June 4th, 2010 | 7 Comments » Tags: , , ,

And now, for more from Apple’s “we’re more open than all of you” campaign. In an effort to showcase how cool HTML5 and open web standards are Apple has set up a demonstration page on its website.

Smokescreen converts Flash to Javascript & HTML5

June 3rd, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , ,

So, while Steve Jobs has been telling Adobe off for not being open enough (and punting his preferred proprietary format) developers have come up with an interesting way around Flash issues.

Moving from Linux to Mac OS X

June 3rd, 2010 | 1 Comment » Tags: , , ,

Former Tectonic editor Jason Norwood-Young moves to big media and gets seduced by the glitter and glamour of Apple. This is his story of switching from Linux to Apple.

Is Google phasing out Microsoft Windows?

June 1st, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

The search giant is reportedly phasing out the use of Microsoft Windows because of security concerns with new employees being given a choice of Mac OS X or Linux.

The parallel world of Apple: Where open is not always open

May 27th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Just about everything Apple does suggests the company lives in a parallel universe. It’s only in this imaginary world, where normal standards don’t apply, that someone like Steve Jobs could get away with accusing Adobe of not being “open” enough.

Microsoft's new anti-Linux patent strategy

May 27th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Patent threats from Microsoft against Linux are not new. But now that bastion of proprietary software appears to have a new, more insidious, strategy in its quest to undermine open source software. It is now getting its partners – companies that want to and need to be on its good side – to license Linux […]