With this release, hypothetically, you could run a full version of Photoshop on a Kindle Fire. Or Autodesk 3ds Max on an iPhone. "We will close this gap with the native stack," says Mozilla's CTO.
The mobile web shift is happening rapidly for all kinds of consumer apps, but business apps have been left a bit out in the cold. Gizmox hopes to fix that.
Editor's Pick "There are a few things that are critically missing. One is tooling support. The second is operability. Because those two things don't exist, people are falling back to native. It's not that HTML5 isn't ready; it's that the ecosystem doesn't support it."
The web wasn't built for the complex web apps we're using today -- Instart Logic hopes to fix that.
Despite pages growing from 56% to 75% bigger, the web is getting faster. Especially on mobile -- and especially in the U.S.
Eyeballs are moving to the mobile web faster than ever these days, and mobile content management platform Moovweb plans to help out clients by making sure their message is optimized for mobile devices.
"Yeah, but the Contacts page still looks like it was developed by Fred Flintstone."
Famo.us is attempting to change the game with a few different technology tools that could redefine how we see the mobile web.
Opera is spending $155 million to help bring Skyfire's video-optimization software to network operators around the world.
Guest Post Media planners just love putting apps in their mobile ad buying plans. But are apps the right focus when it comes to mobile advertising?
This was Facebook's year, with 1 billion users and an IPO. For many of the its first employees, it was the stuff dreams are made of -- until reality set in.
Editor's Pick It's not all developer drama. Every story has a moral. Here are the seven most important lessons we learned in 2012.
BlackBerry 10's web browser has just leapt neatly over a huge hurdle, one of Facebook's home-brewed tests for mobile browser performance.
Apple's tablet continues to dominate when it comes to the mobile web.
If the mobile traffic to utilities sites is any indication, smartphones are quickly becoming our most important information sources during disasters.
In a major turn-around, Android smartphones now account for a majority of mobile web traffic in the U.S and Canada. That's a massive change from May of this very year, when Apple owned 72 percent of smartphone traffic, compared to only 26% for all Android phones.
Sure, the iPhone 5 passed Samsung's Galaxy S III in web traffic just three weeks after getting on the market. But does that say more about mobile operating systems and differences between Android and iPhone users than it says about device sales numbers?
Facebook's iOS team is happy about the company's switch to native code, but it still cares about building and leading standards for the mobile web.
Location analytics company Placed is bringing its technology to mobile websites, allowing you to see where your mobile web visitors are physically located when accessing your site.
If you tried to guess which mobile browser was the first one to pass Facebook's benchmarks, you'd be wrong. Nope, it's not Firefox for Android, Chrome for Android, or any of the newer mobile browsers we've been writing about lately. In fact, it's only just launched this week.