Webvideo Deluxe: Miro 2.0

Mar 12, 2009

A new update has vastly improved the stability of version 2.0 of the webvideo player Miro and the project website has counted its first 1.000.000 visitors.

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From 3.1 to 3.5: Version leap for Firefox?

Mar 09, 2009

Mozilla is considering changing the version number of the expected Firefox 3.1 to Firefox 3.5. This, according to developers, will emphasize the sheer volume of work and vast changes already undertaken in version 3.1.

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Media Centers Exploring alternatives to MythTV

Feb 28, 2009

Beyond MythTV and VDR are media centers that take a new approach – or at least make the beaten track look a little different.

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Cherokee 0.99: Video Streaming and Client Authentication

Feb 27, 2009

Project Cherokee has released version 0.99 of its free webserver.

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Legal Video Downloads: YouTube goes Offline

Feb 17, 2009

Until now, watching YouTube videos offline has been an awkward business, possible only with Firefox plugins or similar contraptions. Now, with the help of Creative Commons licenses, this could soon change.

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FOSDEM: Gnash Developer Deciphers RTMP

Feb 10, 2009

Rob Savoye has been engaged in numerous projects, but in his work on Gnash, a free implementation of the Adobe Flash Player, he found a hard nut to crack: how to decipher the protocol details of the Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) it uses. He has now presented his solution at the FOSDEM '09 conference in Belgium.

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AMD/ATI Publishes GPU Documentation

Jan 28, 2009

ATI has released the complete 3D register reference guide for Radeon 6XX/7XX chips, greatly simplifying the work of the open source Radeon HD driver project

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Asus Kickoff: Eee Keyboard with PC

Jan 22, 2009

Asus introduced a PC-in-keyboard model at the CeBIT 2009 show in Munich. The device, with its five-inch side-mounted touchscreen, targets home theater users.

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