Originally Posted by JSWolf
No way will they be replaced with web apps. Not everyone always has access to the net when reading. So web apps will do little to no good. Plus they can be slow and clunky and cumbersome. They are a piss-poor substitute for a true native well written app.
Web apps can have local storage for offline reading. Ibis Reader does this, for example. It is a very basic reading app, however.