Before the iPhone,
couldn’t surf the web
in a user friendly
Then came the iPhone
(and it’s app-centric model)
better webbrowsing and
Blackberry and Andriod soon
followed and created their own
software development kits to
encourage the creation of numerous
With proprietary app development
systems like these dominating the market,
how are smaller mobile competitors to
HTML 5 means:
• A more robust & semantic web
• Videos and animations don’t need to rely
• Less apps and more versatile web pages
• iPhones, Android phones and now Blackberries
run WebKit to browse the web
• Most other smaller phone manufacturers do to
• Newer versions of Webkit support HTML5
• This means HTML5 is a serious threat to the app
• Smaller phone manufacturers and new entrants
encourage HTML5 development wherever
It looks like
may win back the mobile environment!
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