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February 11, 2009
by sjvn01
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Silverlight, via Moonlight, comes to Linux

f you’re like me, you don’t like proprietary video and audio codecs. Be that as it may, some sites, like NBC’s Olympics site, use Microsoft’s proprietary Silverlight streaming technology. Until recently, if you were using Linux that meant you couldn’t … Continue reading

January 6, 2009
by sjvn01
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Apple kills off DRM

DRM (Digital Right Management) has been a thorn in the side of music and video lovers for years. Now, Apple, after wheeling and dealing with the major music companies, is killing DRM off for good in iTunes. You should now … Continue reading