Firefox and Videos without Flash

Update: On July 13, 2015 (almost a year after the publication of this post), Firefox 35 was released, finally bringing native H.264-encoded MP4 support to all desktop platforms. I really want to love Firefox again, I really do. It’s open source, the add-on library is massive, and (because it’s open source) it’s really easy to get […]

I’ve Gone Flashless

Last week, I decided to completely remove Flash from my MacBook Air, just to see if I could survive without it, but what I noticed instead were some rather interesting performance improvements. I had about a two-hour increase in battery life, and I never heard the fans run once throughout the entire week. That was […]