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by iDude
Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:25 pm
Forum: Vienna
Topic: Feature Request: Sync Subscribed RSS Feeds with iCloud
Replies: 15
Views: 8299

Re: Feature Request: Sync Subscribed RSS Feeds with iCloud

I'd also like to add a couple of points regarding iCloud integration. iCloud is basically Apple's latest vehicle to promote sales of their hardware through vendor lock-in. Previously it was iTunes, but competing services (Amazon, Spotify, Google Music) disrupted their monopoly, so Apple needed to cr...
by iDude
Mon Sep 19, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: Perian
Topic: YouTube HTML5 videos play poorly after installing Perian
Replies: 13
Views: 52433

Re: YouTube HTML5 videos play poorly after installing Perian

Thanks for the explanation, gbooker. Seems just as we almost forgot the horrors of WMV and Real, another vendor cooks up its own format and forces it down everyone's throats. So when the browser reports that it can play a video format, it's a boolean condition: "mp4=yes, webm=yes". Maybe a...
by iDude
Mon Sep 19, 2011 5:36 am
Forum: Perian
Topic: YouTube HTML5 videos play poorly after installing Perian
Replies: 13
Views: 52433

YouTube HTML5 videos play poorly after installing Perian

I don't have Flash installed and have enabled 'HTML5' option on youtube.com/html5. After installing Perian 1.2.3 many HTML5 YouTube videos play extremely poorly. There's a significant delay before playback starts, lots of dropped frames, the whole browser freezes and videos look more like slideshows...

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