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WebKit on the new Raspberry Pi 2

Today the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a new model of the Raspberry Pi! While the new Raspberry Pi looks almost identical to the previous one, it’s much more powerful (and with four cores instead of one) and costs just $35. Here at Collabora we have worked together with the Raspberry Pi Foundation on optimising WebKit […]

A web browser for the Raspberry Pi

As I previously mentioned, Collabora has been working with the Raspberry Pi Foundation on various projects including a web browser optimised for the Raspberry Pi. Since the first beta release we have made huge improvements; now the browser is more responsive, it’s faster, and videos work much better (the first beta could play 640×360 videos […]

WebKit GTK on iRex Digital Readers

When I joined Collabora last year I started to work on porting WebKit GTK to a device produced by iRex technologies based on the GNOME mobile stack and with an electonic paper display. My task was to make WebKit usable for the browser that they want to ship with the next version (with Wi-Fi connectivity) […]

Maemo Summit

In a few days I will go to the first Maemo Summit in Berlin where I will give a talk explaining how Telepathy works, how the different components interact and how to use tubes for arbitrary data transfer, useful for instance for playing games with chat contacts or to view a contact’s desktop using VNC. […]

Video support in WebKit GTK

Stuart: Pierre-Luc Beaudoin and Alp Toker implemented video support in WebKit GTK using GStreamer months ago, but probably (I never tried it) it needs some more love before being fully working.

Back from GUADEC[1]

Doesn’t this look like the GUADEC t-shirt? GUADEC was great and talks turned out to be more interesting than what I was expecting after all the decadence discussions, this is also proved by the fact that I managed to stay awake during all the talks despite having a party every day . Being in an […]

Beta version of Flash 10

Today Adobe released a beta version of Flash 10, from the realease notes: “Ubuntu OS Support — Flash Player 10 now supports Ubuntu, one of the most popular flavors of Linux.” “Ubuntu OS”? Previous versions of Flash already work on Ubuntu How can you say that you support a .deb-based distro if you only release […]

Plugin support for WebKit GTK / Qt

A picture is worth a thousand words: Flash plugin in the WebKit GTK demo application Flash plugin in the WebKit Qt demo application Since a few hours ago both WebKit GTK and Qt support plugins! Thanks to everyone who worked on this, in particular to Rodney Dawes (who wrote the original patch in the past […]