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Android closing Apple's iOS developer revenue gap

Apple's iOS and Android remain developer favorites, but HTML5 is on par in terms of mindshare. Windows Phone is yielding to Windows 8 among developers, according to VisionMobile's Developer Economics survey.

July 17, 2013

Mozilla's Firefox OS to rival iOS, Android

The open source pioneer will take on Apple's iOS and Google's Android with a Firefox OS for mobile devices, supporting open web standards, especially HTML5. The first devices will appear mid-year, but not in the US, at least initially.

February 25, 2013 by

Native apps with HTML5?

A colleague flagged up Trigger as an interesting development platform for creating native Android and iOS apps with HTML5, as you can apparently access real native User Interface components, rather than “faking” them with disguised web components. The Trigger websiteWell worth a play, I thought, and also of interest is their pricing structure.

June 12, 2012 by

iOS three times faster than Android for HTML5

Android has a long way to go if it plans to catch up with iOS when it comes to HTML5 performance, and given that HTML5 is increasing in relevance, Android needs to catch up, and catch up fast.

March 5, 2012

BBC switches to HTML5 for mobile News video

The BBC has switched from Flash to HTML5 for streaming video on its mobile news site, according to reports.The move, reported by Electronista on Tuesday, means the mobile BBC News site can run video on iOS as well as Android smartphones and tablets.

December 22, 2011 by

Apple's garden wall is cracking

At next week's iPhone 5 launch, we'll marvel at Apple's leadership of the mobile Web. But early adoption of HTML5 and the lesson of history tells us iOS will soon be in decline.

September 27, 2011 by

Kobo readying HTML5 e-reader app for iOS

Several companies did end up caving to Apple over in-app purchases yesterday, and others really are caving to HTML5 today! That includes Kobo, which just announced it is developing an HTML5-optimized app for iOS.

July 26, 2011

Cisco introduces 'Entertainment operating system'

Dan Scheinman, senior vice president and general manager of the Cisco Media Solutions Group, provided some insight about his company's ambitions in networking, the social kind rather than the infrastructure for moving digital bits. He introduced Eos (not to be confused with Cisco's IOS or EOS), an entertainment operating system, which he described as a platform for creating and managing a community-based entertainment experience.

October 18, 2007 by

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