Category Archives: html5

HTML5 apps – Thriving without an app store

Chantal Tode, writing for Mobile Marketer, has written a really interesting piece entitled “How to market HTML5 apps without the benefit of an app store”. She touches on many of the issues that Bango’s payment customers wrestle with. The biggest … Continue reading

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Cheer up Zuck

It’s the fastest growing participation sport: speculating on Facebook’s post-IPO value and trajectory. In this sport we’re all armchair pundits, backseat drivers and unquestioned experts on how to monetize this pervasive social platform, whose long-term value is under such close … Continue reading

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BlackBerry in Amsterdam

If signs from their first ever European DevCon are anything to go by, BlackBerry is sharply focused and firing on all cylinders, with the worlds developers clearly in their sights. This was my second BlackBerry DevCon, having attended one in … Continue reading

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HTML5 – the mobile game changer?

…and how web innovation will challenge Apples control Everyone in mobile knows that to sell something on the iOS platform you must pay your 30% tax to Apple, and that Apple has final say over whether your app will be … Continue reading

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How going back to the browser with HTML5 benefits developers

Back in the day web pages were displayed one at a time after a long loading process. The advent of Flash allowed websites to become live and interactive. Flash enabled animation, motion and video dramatically improving the user experience. Then … Continue reading

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Stampede begins as HTML5 stores open in the next street

Following on from my post “Apple iTunes – the only place to shop… literally?”, it would appear that my predictions about large brands rushing to release HTML5 versions of their stores is starting to happen, only much quicker than I … Continue reading

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