From Adobe Flash to HTML5

Up to the mid-2000s Flash was everywhere on the web. You could see interactive elements made with Flash where ever you go. You also wasted hundreds of hours playing addicting Flash games. Who could’ve blamed you? There were hundreds of those games.

Fast forward a little bit and things started to change. When Apple decided not to support Flash in their mobile browser, Apple fans were upset. The feeling changed soon afterward because people realized that living without Flash was not so bad after all.… Read the rest

eBook Piracy – Should You be Worried?

During the Book Expo 2019, the Authors Guild, America’s oldest organization for writers, said publishers lost $300 million annually from online piracy.

Despite the apparent badness of that number, if you look at it with a glass-half-full mentality, the number also means so many people really enjoy reading ebooks. It’s true that ebook lovers are still growing. That, my friend, is a market for you to tap.

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Why do people pirate ebooks?

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When Will JPEG Become Obsolete?

How many times have you downloaded an image from the internet and it’s not in JPEG? Not very often, right? It’s a curious fact that one image format can be such a ubiquitous choice for people. It’s like the other format is completely redundant. Judging from the state of things, this format’s popularity will probably outlive us all.

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When will JPEG Become Obsolete?

JPEG images are everywhere. The main reason is that this format is backed by the photography industry.… Read the rest