Twitch has begun the transition from Flash to HTML5 for its game live-streaming service, starting with HTML5 player controls. The underlying player is still Flash, but this is set to change in future updates.
According to a Microsoft-sponsored study concerning the power consumption of Web browsers by the Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, Internet Explorer consumes 18.6 percent less power than Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
We've all been there: the desperate search to find and eliminate whatever browser is auto-playing audio. Thankfully, Google is testing out a new feature that turns on an animation if a Chrome tab is playing audio or video.
Mozilla's getting ready to take on Google, Apple. and yes, even Microsoft again. The Mozilla Marketplace open web app store is welcoming submissions soon, and the non profit is also in talks to develop its own smartphone.
Apple is taking on textbooks directly with iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and a new version of iTunes U. Combined, these offerings let authors create textbooks, allow students to buy them for $15 or less, and give teachers the ability to create…