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Monday: April 26, 2010

Adobe to work on speeding up Flash video thanks to new Apple APIs.Adobe to work on speeding up Flash video thanks to new Apple APIs.

In the recent Mac OS X 10.6.3 update, Apple added a Video Decode Acceleration Framework  for accessing H.264 decoding hardware present in the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, 320M, and GT 330M GPUs. It turns out that this is precisely one of the APIs Adobe was hoping for.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:53 AM | Tags (7) | adobe | api | apple | flash | mac | performance | speed |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: April 9, 2010

Multitasking and several other features coming to an iPhone near you.Multitasking and several other features coming to an iPhone near you.

That certainly was a whopper of an Apple presentation yesterday bringing tons of interesting features to iPhones, iPads, and iPods. I'm very curious to see how their iAds platform does once it is fully available. You can watch the entire presentation over on Apple's website.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:57 AM | Tags (11) | iphone | software | ipad | version | multitasking | api | sdk | inbox | gaming | network | iads |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 15, 2010

Have a gander at twenty-six gigapixels worth of Paris, France.Have a gander at twenty-six gigapixels worth of Paris, France.

Turns out that twenty-six gigapixels can make for some interesting aerial photography with some astounding details. For instance, try zooming in on that speck off in the distance, it's probably a building.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:19 AM | Tags (7) | gigapixels | paris | france | zoom | photo | photography | artsy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 63 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

A tutorial on how to program turn-by-turn directions using the Google Maps API.A tutorial on how to program turn-by-turn directions using the Google Maps API.

A well-written tutorial for the aspiring developer who may want to dive into the wide open world of Google Map development.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 2:55 PM | Tags (5) | api | google | javascript | maps | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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