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Topic: QuickTime

iPhone Patent Wars: Xerox PARC & the Apple, Inc. Macintosh: innovator, duplicator & litigator

08/10/2013, 02:08 am

Understanding Apple's intent to patent every valuable aspect of the intellectual property that went into creating iPhone in 2007 requires a look at what happened a quarter of a century earlier in the development of Apple's Macintosh.

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Apple software update brings QuickTime for Windows to 7.7.4

05/22/2013, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a new version of QuickTime 7 for Windows users, bringing improved security features.

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MPEG releases H.265 draft, promises twice the video quality by 2013

08/15/2012, 01:08 pm

The Motion Pictures Expert Group has issued a new video standards draft that promises to deliver twice the video quality at the same size, or alternatively, identical video quality at half the data rate as today's MPEG-4 H.264 standard.

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Quicktime for Windows update brings host of security fixes

05/15/2012, 07:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday released Quicktime 7.7.2 for Windows PCs to fix a total of 17 security vulnerabilities, most of which don't affect Mac users as patches were included in OS X software updates.

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Apple issues EFI Firmware, iPhoto, QuickTime updates

10/27/2011, 01:10 am

Apple on Wednesday issued EFI Firmware updates for its Thunderbolt-equipped iMac, Mac Mini, Macbook Pro and Macbook Air computers, as well as minor updates to QuickTime for Windows and iPhoto.

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Apple issues Quicktime 7.7 for Windows, Leopard and updates printer drivers

08/03/2011, 09:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued QuickTime 7.7 for Windows and Mac OS X Leopard, as well as a batch of driver updates for printers and scanners from Samsung, HP and Brother.

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Apple updates QuickTime; MobileMe improvements coming next year

12/07/2010, 10:12 pm

Apple issued a routine security update to its QuickTime media player for Windows and Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 Tuesday. Meanwhile, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs has reportedly promised significant improvements to MobileMe in 2011 in an email to a customer.

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Adobe Flash contributes largest number of security patches in Apple's Mac OS X 10.6.5

11/10/2010, 06:11 pm

Apple has detailed the security issues patched by Mac OS X 10.6.5 and the corresponding Security Update 2010-007 for Mac OS X 10.5, indicating that more than half of the security vulnerabilities in Mac OS X actually affect the Adobe Flash plugin and X11.

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Brightcove adds support HTTP Live Streaming for Apple iOS devices

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

Internet video host Brightcove, among the first to begin supporting iPhone-compatible H.264 video and HTML5, is now moving to support Apple's open HTTP Live Streaming format as well, hammering another nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight.

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Apple's iTunes cloud playback from MobileMe iDisk gets noticed

08/04/2010, 05:08 pm

Nearly a month after Apple added support for background audio playback from its MobileMe service to the free iOS iDisk app, a flurry of interest has swirled around the feature.

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Apple testing Safari 4.0.5 with Flash plug-in crash protection

03/05/2010, 11:03 am

Apple is currently evaluating a handful of upcoming Mac software updates with the help of an elite group of testers, including Safari 4.0.5, QuickTime 7.66, and significant maintenance release for its pro applications.

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Apple hit with streaming media patent infringement suit

02/11/2010, 11:02 am

Apple and its rival Microsoft are both the targets of lawsuits from an Israeli technology group, which has alleged that both companies infringe on patents it owns pertaining to streaming media.

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Hulu to make videos available on iPad without Flash - rumor

02/10/2010, 07:02 pm

Hulu is rumored to be working on an iPad-friendly version of its site which could be ready by the iPad's March launch date.

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Apple posts QuickTime video of CEO Steve Jobs' 'iPad' keynote

01/27/2010, 08:01 pm

Apple Wednesday evening made available through its Web site a QuickTime video stream of its media event during which its new tablet device, dubbed the "iPad" was introduced to the public by CEO Steve Jobs.

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Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: QuickTime X

09/01/2009, 04:09 pm

As jingle-pundits desperately try to denigrate Snow Leopard as a "Service Pack," Apple's new operating system reference release actually expands the reach of the Mac platform in several important and under-reported new directions. Here's the first in a series looking closer at some of Snow Leopard's well-known, but often misrepresented or misunderstood features.

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Snow Leopard Golden Master seeded to Apple developer community

08/12/2009, 09:08 pm

Apple has supplied its broad developer community the presumed Golden Master build for Snow Leopard, going beyond the select group who previously had sole access, numerous sources tell AppleInsider.

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Embedded content gets new look with Apple's QuickTime X

08/03/2009, 03:08 pm

Apple is reportedly exploring a new design interface for Web-embedded content in QuickTime X, eschewing the current gray palette and adopting a sleek, black look for the controls while viewing media.

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Apple launches HTTP Live Streaming standard in iPhone 3.0

07/08/2009, 08:07 pm

One of the more overlooked features of the new iPhone 3.0 is support for a new open standard for live video streaming over HTTP, which promises to open up standards-based video broadcasting to a wide audience while giving mobile users an optimized picture as they roam between WiFi and mobile networks.

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Ogg Theora, H.264 and the HTML 5 Browser Squabble

07/06/2009, 08:07 pm

Pundits are roasting Apple over a scuffle raised by Mozilla and Opera to define the free Ogg Theora video codec as the official way to present video on the web in the new HTML 5 specification. The problem: HTML isn't supposed to define content codecs, and even if it were, Ogg Theora, commercially abandoned nearly a decade ago, doesn't have what it takes to deliver video on the increasingly mobile web.

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Apple releases iTunes 8.2 and QuickTime 7.6.2

06/01/2009, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday released iTunes 8.2, a new version of its media cataloging software with support for the upcoming iPhone Software 3.0 release. It was accompanied by a recommended maintenance update for QuickTime 7.6.

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