Things are afoot in the app world.
Web apps - applications that run in your browser and need an Internet connection - are changing.
And they are going to have a lot of the same facilities as Android and iPhone apps - push notifications, offline synchronisation and operation etc.
Paying for two versions of the same app has always been a commercial reality that business had to accept, but in the future they may have an option.
Does this mean the end for native apps?
Our guess is that in the future, as now, there will always be situations that favour each.
More on web apps…