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iPhone® & iPad® Web Design For Dummies® by Lee Andron, Janine Warner, David LaFontaine

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Chapter 9: Adding Video and Audio

In This Chapter

arrow Designing pages with videos

arrow Comparing video hosting options on the web

arrow Hosting video on YouTube and Vimeo

arrow Optimizing audio for the mobile web

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Ever since the days of the first portable TVs, video addicts have dreamed of ways to watch their favorite shows from any location. Their early attempts ranged from a suitcase-size monstrosity that weighed as much as a small child to the Sony Watchman and its rabbit-ear antenna that forced viewers to wrap tinfoil around it and stand in an awkward, yoga-like position to get good reception.

Although the advent of “TV anywhere” always seems a few years down the road, the rollout of high-speed, wireless data networks may finally bring the dream to reality.

As you might have figured out, video brings together all the most difficult challenges of designing for the mobile web: the plethora of screen ...

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