Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Jan 2011 22:21 UTC, submitted by Kroc
Google The WebM project - a VP8 video stream and a Vorbis audio stream wrapped in a Matroska container re-branded as a WebM container - launched by Google, openly supported by every major chip maker, is going to be the major codec for Google's Chrome web browser. Yes, Google is dropping H264 support from the Chrome web browser.
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Does some part for which Apple is responsible of the A4 CPU handle hardware decoding of H264 or is it some other chip they themselves do not design?

I try to understand if Apple not being on that list is because they actually do not have a say in hardware decoding of specific codecs (i.e. they just use what is available), or if while they now develop hardware decoding silicon they decided not to do so with WebM support (yet?).

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