US Newspaper publishers prefer HTML5 over native app development

It looks like HTML5 is quickly gaining ground in the US Publishing industry. A recent survey by Alliance for  Audited Media of 210  companies in North  America found that US Newspaper publishers prefer HTML5 web app technology over native app development. Source: Newspaper & Technology Spring Edition, Alliance for Audited Media  (AAM) 2012 Digital Publishing Survey  conducted by Roslow[…]

The New York Times launches experimental HTML5 Web app for digital subscribers on iPad

The New York Times is copying the Financial Times by launching a new HTML5 web app to run on Apple’s iPad. The app will complement the publisher’s existing offer of native mobile apps. The app is now available today and can be installed on iPad when surfing to App.NYTimes.com, although you need to have a[…]

The Guardian favours hybrid apps, combining HTML5 within native apps

Andy Hume, the Guardian’s front-end architect explains in a blogpost  very concisely why The Guardian is strongly in favor of hybrid apps. A hybrid app combines the benefits of integrating HTML5 content within native technologies. As such the rendering engine of the specific platform is leveraged as to provide the best possible user experience. At the[…]

NEW: De Standaard on Android Tablets using our latest HTML5 Tablet Publishing Technology

Today, De Standaard has launched a Tablet Optimised Android app. The application is the first of its kind to use the HTML5 Cross-platform Tablet Publishing technology of Twipe. The app offers the same functionality as the popular and award-winning iPad application. De Standaard is the first newspaper in the Benelux to offer a dedicated Android[…]