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New Windows 8 tablet-friendly "Metro" mode
Mobile

Microsoft and Apple agree on Adobe Flash issue

Following a controversial precedent set by Apple exactly five years ago with the release of the iPod Touch, Microsoft has announced that the next iteration of Internet Explorer, IE10, will no longer support Adobe Flash in Windows 8's new tablet-friendly mode.
Magnet WebTV
Web

Free live TV from Magnet WebTV available to stream on 99% of devices

Live TV streaming service Magnet WebTV have recently extended the availability of their service to 99% of all devices. Launched in January of this year, Magnet WebTV have upgraded their streaming service to support HTML5 video, effectively enabling a plethora of new devices that don’t support traditional Adobe Flash video, including the Apple iPhone and iPad.
Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate
Web

Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate security update hits Ireland

Microsoft is finishing rolling out its latest update to its Internet Explorer browser to millions of Windows Vista and 7 users this weekend. Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate has been issued in February’s automatic security download for Windows machines running the two latest versions of the company’s operating system, Vista and 7.
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Web

HTML5, a threat to privacy

The governing body of the web, World Wide Web Consortium, is to hold a special two day conference to discuss issues of privacy and security with the development of HTML5.