Mobile Sites vs. Apps: The Coming Strategy Shift (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox)

Interesting piece on usability & situations in which each is applicable:
“Apps may remain better for tasks that are intensely feature-rich applications, such as photo editing — whereas mobile sites will be better for design problems like e-commerce/m-commerce, corporate websites, news, medical info, social networking, etc. that are rich in content but don’t require intense data manipulation.”

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Tags: mobile, apps, html5, design, usability, ios, android

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