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Topic # 87449 29-Jul-2011 10:49
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I find myself moving back and forward between apps and mobile web pages where both are on offer, in many ways the mobile web often seems more flexible?

Wondered about other peoples perceptions? 

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  Reply # 499397 29-Jul-2011 13:11
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I find the apps to be much more suited to the smaller screen, wikiapp has got to be the main app that springs to mind, and it does seem faster so that's the best part.

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  Reply # 499411 29-Jul-2011 13:28
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I won't bother with a lot of those apps, especially if they're just a port of their website. My phone is low on memory as it is.

Value added apps I will install where space allows though.

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  Reply # 499431 29-Jul-2011 14:18
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I see a place for both - but the unnecessary "appification" is IMHO very annoying and in some cases pure laziness.

Rather then developers simply creating web content that can be accessed and scaled across multiple devices they instead decide to waste resources building an app thinking it's the solution to their problem.

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  Reply # 499437 29-Jul-2011 14:29
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What can be annoying is when you tell Facebook you want the desktop version, it changes to it but as soon as you click on something else within Facebook, it moves you back to the mobile version.

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  Reply # 499438 29-Jul-2011 14:29
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sbiddle: I see a place for both - but the unnecessary "appification" is IMHO very annoying and in some cases pure laziness.

Rather then developers simply creating web content that can be accessed and scaled across multiple devices they instead decide to waste resources building an app thinking it's the solution to their problem.


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I really like what ASB has done. Created an web app that works on almost all smartphones. Westpac on the other hand decided to create an app just for the iPhone. Glad I am with ASB.    




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