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iPad launch has publishers scrambling to offer HTML5 video

With the first Apple iPads already shipped and on their way to customers, publishers are in a hurry to dump Flash video and switch to iPad-friendly HTML5 video. Brightcove, which provides video services for a huge number of publishers, including The New York Times and Time, just announced that it's going to be delivering HTML5 vids, starting with the New York Times. This says a lot about the...

The future of maps and augmented reality

Augmented reality is one of those nebulous buzz phrases. Depending on who you ask or where you are, it can mean almost anything -- but one thing's for sure, no one's really sure what it means. The general idea is that there's 'more than meets the eye.' Your boring, fleshy optical orbs see a restaurant, but augmented reality can show you reviews of that restaurant, or the best dishes to eat there....

The dangers of taking credit for open-source software

Open-source software is everywhere, and developers use it to speed up their development on a regular basis. This is as it should be, for the most part, assuming the developers follow the licensing for whatever open-source software (OSS) they use. Along with licensing, the open-source community is, probably rightly so, very focused on attributing credit correctly. Considering that most OSS...

Automatically downloading TV shows with BitTorrent

Though I hate to admit it, my "poor man's TiVo" solution consists of me checking CAT every morning to see what's new and then hitting the BitTorrent trackers to start my downloads. I know there are better ways to go about it, but what can I say, I'm a creature of habit. But speaking of better ways, Lifehacker's Adam Pash has written a brand new guide to automatically downloading your favorite TV...

Ted: Automatic TV torrent downloader

Being TiVoless, I've tried a couple programs that claim to be able to automatically download the TV shows I want to see, but have always returned to doing it manually. Ted is another such program, but it has the distinction of being a cross-platform Java app. It also seems to have a clean and simple interface, but looks like it only supports one RSS feed for each show, which may cause problems if...