Stick a fork in the desktop, it's done! Recently Google demoed a port of Quake II to WebGL and HTML5, showing that even first person shooters are suitable applications to run in the browser. While the tide isn't going to turn all at once, it seems more likely than ever that a browser-based desktop is a viable option and ultimately the way many users will experience all applications.
Microsoft General Manager announced a few days back that Microsoft understands the power of HTML5 and considers it the future of web. Although its a big news, "Microsoft supporting HTML5" but still, does it matter?
So you’ve heard all rumors about HTML5 would take over Adobe Flash. While most web community argues that it’s possible or not, you must be wandering what makes HTML5 so powerful that even giant company Apple wants to use it to replace Flash.
The IE9 platform preview has just been released. If you've downloaded it, you can now run a bunch of tests on the 'Test Drive' site to see just how fast and neat the new browser is. Incidentally, IE9 doesn't seem to work on Windows XP -- gasp! Will the final version work with XP...?