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10.28.11
Apple's lossless ALAC goes open source, it's like FLAC for iPods
10.28.11

Apple's lossless ALAC goes open source, it's like FLAC for iPods

Well, it's not nearly as exciting as a new iPhone, but Apple recently announced a bit of news that w...

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07.07.11
TUAW's Daily Mac App: HandBrake
07.07.11

TUAW's Daily Mac App: HandBrake

Open-source software is a beautiful thing. It's free, community driven, and more often than not...

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06.17.11
TUAW's Daily Mac App: VLC
06.17.11

TUAW's Daily Mac App: VLC

Yesterday on the Daily Mac App, we showed you how to bestow QuickTime Player with the ability t...

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04.26.11
Coalition of companies creates WebM Community Cross License initiative
04.26.11

Coalition of companies creates WebM Community Cross License initiative

When Google unveiled its WebM open source media format and declared it to be the one codec to rule...

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04.14.11
Perian QuickTime plug-in updated; A must-have for every Mac
04.14.11

Perian QuickTime plug-in updated; A must-have for every Mac

Yesterday Perian updated its QuickTime plug-in for the Mac. For those of you who don't know about...

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03.18.11
WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?
03.18.11

WebM components for IE9 bring further video compatibility to Windows, end to codec conflict?

We've been reporting on the drama over Google's WebM ever since Microsoft compared the video format...

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02.23.11
Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support
02.23.11

Android 2.3.3 gives you another reason to want it: WebM support

Our first indication of a delivery date for the Gingerbread iteration of Android came way back in M...

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02.12.11
LG Optimus 3D has dual-core 1GHz OMAP 4 CPU, video codecs up the wazoo
02.12.11

LG Optimus 3D has dual-core 1GHz OMAP 4 CPU, video codecs up the wazoo

LG's been mighty stingy with details about its 3D smartphone, but some very promising ones have jus...

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01.16.11
Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9
01.16.11

Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9

Google renewed a heated discussion when it said it was dropping H.264 support from Chrome's HTML5 v...

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