Stephen E. Arnold: Why Apps Suck

IO Impotency
Stephen E. Arnold
Stephen E. Arnold

Web Sites Going The Way Of The Dodo

EXTRACT

Browsers are universal and can access any content with a Web address.  Most Web sites also do not have an app counterpart, so the only way to access content is to use the old-fashioned browser.  Another issue is that apps cannot be crawled by search engines, so they are left out of search results. The biggest pitfall for apps is that they have to be downloaded in order to be accessed, which takes up screen space and disk space.