Tag Archives: video

WebM Video & Free Video Codecs

An open web where developers don’t have to potentially pay royalties is a good thing. Keeping things open and free when it comes to ensuring that everyone has the same thing on the web is important when you’re developing web applications. Knowing that everyone is going to have the same components, the same codecs, and the same fonts make the web a constant experience regardless of browser choice. Continue reading

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H.264 vs. Theora (Software Patents)

The H.264 video codec requires a license to use, the same way the Mp3 codec requires a license to use. ¬†While the Theora and Vorbis codecs do not require such licenses, companies like Apple don’t like to use them because they have their hands in other codecs (H.264 or AAC in Apple’s case). ¬† Continue reading

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My Thoughts on All Things Apple/Flash/HTML5

Over the weekend I was involved in several discussions regarding Apple, Flash, and HTML5. I was quite opinionated on the subjects to the point of getting marginally upset at times because I feel that some people don’t understand the influence that Mr. Steve Jobs has on Apple fan boys who then spew his half truths around the internet without really understanding what they’re saying and how much they don’t really know. Continue reading

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Nine Inch Nails Continues to Prove They “Get it”

Yesterday I randomly found out about a NIN fan project entitled “The Gift” from the fan group This One is On Us/Another Version of the Truth. What this is, is a a full length concert video created from over 450 gigabytes (GB) of video footage shot from HD cameras by the NIN crew that was released by NIN.com to see what their fans would produce. The end result is a full length concert video containing 32 songs, 5.1 surround sound, and released in a variety of formats (including a single layer Blu-Ray). All variations are available via BitTorrent downloading for free. Just to be clear, the video is professionally shot, the completed Blu-Ray/DVD/video files are fan made from that video. Continue reading

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Nine Inch Nails Continues to Prove They "Get it"

Yesterday I randomly found out about a NIN fan project entitled “The Gift” from the fan group This One is On Us/Another Version of the Truth. What this is, is a a full length concert video created from over 450 gigabytes (GB) of video footage shot from HD cameras by the NIN crew that was released by NIN.com to see what their fans would produce. The end result is a full length concert video containing 32 songs, 5.1 surround sound, and released in a variety of formats (including a single layer Blu-Ray). All variations are available via BitTorrent downloading for free. Just to be clear, the video is professionally shot, the completed Blu-Ray/DVD/video files are fan made from that video. Continue reading

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Presidential Cadnidates & Their Pastors [Video]

This week’s video I call into question the uproar over the presidential canidates and the things their pastor(s) say. Really folks, there are real issues to consider. Why are we focused on something as trivial as this? Continue reading

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