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Boxee Embraces HTML5, Switches to Webkit.

Boxee Embraces HTML5, Switches to Webkit http://bit.ly/bVtAsX

Not, as you might think another Flash refugee, but a switch from the Mozilla Gecko HTML rendering engine to the more popular Webkit HTML rendering engine. Webkit is fully open sourced and used in almost all mobile browsers, Safari and Chrome, but heavily subsidized by Apple with its development.

The switch to Webkit was:

The switch is an attempt to make full use of HTML5 within Boxee, but it should also help with accessing a wider array of video content that’s not yet available through dedicated Boxee apps.

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