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How to Use HTML5 on Your Website Today

PC World: There's been lots written about the politics and process of the emerging HTML5 specification (see "What to expect from HTML5" and "How HTML5 will change the Web," as just two examples), but what working Web developers primarily want to know is: What can I do with HTML5, and when can I start using it? The good news is that there's a lot you can do with HTML5. The better news is that there's a lot that you can do with HTML5 today.

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Is HTML5 the new Windows?

Paul Stannard: "If you are as old as me, you remember the transition from MS-DOS to Windows in the early 1990s. Dominant applications like Lotus 123 and WordPerfect were quickly knocked from their perches as the ecosystem tectonically shifted before they responded. Microsoft Word and Excel for Windows replaced Lotus and WordPerfect as the undisputed leaders of their respective product categories. Similar transitions occurred elsewhere across the software world."

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Google Chrome to Block Flash by Default

HTML5 will become the primary experience on Chrome, if a website offers it, technical program manager Anthony Laforge writes in a Google Groups post. If you visit a site that requires Flash to work, Chrome will display a prompt at the top of the page asking if you want to run Flash.

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KingPin2839d ago

took a bit of time before browsers did this automatically.
i been blocking flash by default for years now.

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How your phone's battery life can be used to invade your privacy

The Guardian: A group of researchers have demonstrated how to track users with nothing more than their remaining battery power, which could compromise privacy.

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