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Microsoft makes Outlook.com a progressive web app (and PWAs will eventually act like native Windows apps)

Progressive web apps are basically websites designed to act more like desktop programs than websites. They can be used when you’re offline, deliver push notifications when you’re online, and access your computer’s hardware, among other things. And since progressive web apps, or PWAs, work with just about any standards-compliant web browser, you can visit a […]

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Soon some mobile web apps will act like native Android apps

Google is continuing to blur the lines between web apps that run in your smartphone browser and native Android apps that you can download from the Play Store (or sideload onto a phone or tablet). You’ve long been able to use┬áthe Chrome browser’s “add to home screen” option to save a link to any website […]