VLC may ditch the App Store over DRM, Goo.gl is the fastest URL shortener on the block, and Netflix makes its way to Windows Phone 7.
- VLC iPhone App To Be Yanked From App Store—By Developers?
The popular Swiss Army knife of video players VLC is rethinking its iOS apps because of Apple’s DRM. [Gizmodo]
- Netflix XBox and Windows 7 Mobile Phone News
Netflix is officially offering instant streaming through XBox 360’s to Canadian residents, and a Netflix mobile app has also landed on the Windows Phone 7. [Netflix Blog]
- First official HTML5 tests topped by…Microsoft
The World Wide Web Consortium tested the HTML5 conformance of popular browsers, and in a surprise to anyone who’s ever been burned by Internet Explorer in the past, IE9 is the browser that stuck most closely to the W3C’s specs. [The Register]
- RealVNC adds “iPod Out” so cars can display iOS device screen data
Remote screen control software makers RealVNC are adding support to extend iPhone and other mobile phone screens to automotive screens, potentially making it easier to navigate or listen to music via native apps in the car. [TUAW]
- Use Hotmail features without changing your email address
Similar to Gmail, Hotmail now allows users to import their email address to send/receive emails through Hotmails web interface. [Windows Team Blog]
- Is Goo.gl really the fastest URL shortener? (chart)
URL shorteners go head to head to see which ones are truly the fastest. Turns out that yes, Goo.gl is the fastest. [Royal Pingdom]
- iPhone 5 Will Enable Ambitious Remote Computing Program – Source [Exclusive]
The next iPhone is rumored to include some serious wireless payment and syncing possibilities using Near Field Communications technology. [Cult of Mac]